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Julian Zebot Authors Article on Validity of Mandatory Arbitration Provision in Minnesota Trust Instruments for

December 27, 2013

Julian Zebot, partner in Maslon's Litigation Group, has authored an article titled "Mandatory Arbitration Provisions in Estate Planning" for the estate planning law blog, With assistance from Maslon attorney Diana Marianetti, the article examines whether Minnesota should make arbitration provisions in trust and other planning instruments mandatory, and reports that while most states currently don't enforce such provisions, several have done so, and legislation to enforce such provisions has either been proposed or enacted in others.

To read the full article, go to Mandatory Arbitration Provisions in Estate Planning.

Julian Zebot is a partner in Maslon's Litigation Group and focuses his practice on fiduciary and trust litigation, as well as commercial litigation involving claims of unfair business competition. He has broad experience litigating and resolving disputes involving fiduciary duties, trusts, probate, business torts, Lanham Act claims, class actions, and other complex commercial litigation, including litigation involving banks, other financial service businesses, and closely held corporations. 

Diana Marianetti is a member of Maslon's Estate Planning Group and practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, and trust administration. She works with families and businesses to design and prepare comprehensive estate plans through wills, trust agreements, and other related documents. In addition to her work in the Estate Planning Group, Diana is also a member of Maslon's Litigation Group, assisting clients with disputes involving fiduciary duties, trusts, and probate.


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