Review of Reviews: “Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns,” 5 St. Mary’s L.J. 224 (2015)

Review of Reviews: “Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns,” 5 St. Mary’s L.J. 224 (2015)

Gerry W. Beyer, Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas

In the article, “Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns,” author Gerry W. Beyer reviews the different ways an estate planner may be exposed to malpractice liability and various ethical issues that may arise during the preparation or execution of an estate plan. The practice areas of estates, trusts and probate are some of the leading areas for malpractice, generating a whopping 10.67 percent of all malpractice claims filed between 2008 and 2011.<

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