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Fiduciary Trust International of California v. Superior Court (Brown), B247441

Petition for writ of mandate brought by decedent's personal representative to disqualify a law firm from representing the trustees because the firm had previously represented the decedent is granted, where: 1) the parties do not dispute that a substantial relationship exists between the prior and current representations; 2) the trustees have failed to identify any reason why disqualification is not required under the circumstances of this case; and 3) the trustees failed to make a prima facie showing that petitioner waived its right to seek disqualification.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/31/2013
  • Published 07/31/2013

Judges

  • ZELON

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

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