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Laycock v. Hammer, D046422

Summary judgment for a trustee on her probate petition seeking a declaration that the proceeds of the life insurance policy were exempt from a judgment creditor's claim is affirmed where, under well established precedent, once a decedent transferred the policy at issue to a trust, he no longer had any ownership interest in the policy and it was not subject to the claims of his creditors.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/06/2006
  • Published 07/06/2006


  • BENKE, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Leviton Law Group and Stuart L. Leviton, Los Angeles, for Objectors and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Glenn, Wright, Jacobs & Schell and Elaine L. Chan, San Diego, for Petitioner and Respondent.
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