Victims' Son Can Access Murder's Spendthrift Trust

October 29, 2020Publications / Mentions
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

"The son of murder victims could reach the assets of an irrevocable spendthrift trust that the parents’ now-deceased killer had created with himself as beneficiary, the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled in response to a certified question from the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals."

Mark Swirbalus comments on this case, reminding readers that trusts can't always be kept from creditors, even if a spendthrift provision is included.

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