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David Hathaway Quoted in Orlando Business Journal on Challenging a Will or Trust

Published: August 16th, 2018

By: David P. Hathaway

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David P. Hathaway, an attorney in Dean Mead’s Orlando office and chair of the Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group, was recently quoted in the Orlando Business Journal article “To Sue or Not to Sue.” The article spotlights some contentious factors that may be unexpected, unique or unclear but can end up in court. Hathaway’s example explains when a will or trust could be challenged.

The following is an excerpt of his quote. “However,” Hathaway states, “there are times when voiding a last will or trust does not provide an adequate remedy, and in those cases a plaintiff may be able to sue for tortious interference with an expectancy to receive an inheritance.”

Authored by Denise Hicks, the July 25, 2018 print article is a companion piece to the publication’s featured section “Inside The List.” The new “Largest Litigation Law Firms in Central Florida” listing is also available. To read the online article, including the full comment provided by Hathaway, please visit the Orlando Business Journal’s website here. Please note that the full article and listing are subscriber-only.

About David Hathaway
Hathaway is the chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, and he also leads the Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group. He represents corporations and business people to resolve difficult disputes of almost any kind in both state and federal courts. Hathaway also represents trustees, personal representatives and family members in controversies regarding wills, trusts and estates. For more about his extensive experience and to contact him, please visit here.