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In re the Trust f/b/o Samuel Francis duPont under Trust Agreement dated August 4, 1936, 2018 WL 4610766, 2018 Del. Ch. LEXIS 315 (Del. Ch. Sept. 25, 2018)

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In | On November 12, 2019

The donee of a power of appointment over a trust tried to bargain away his exercise of the power as part of a Nevada divorce settlement in 1962—although in later years he came to understand that he lacked the legal power to do so, and therefore exercised the power in a different manner under his […]

In the Matter of the Trust under Will of Florence H. Brown dated Feb. 17, 1953, Del. Ch., T/U/W BROF0440S (Del. Ch. May 18, 2018)

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In | On November 11, 2019

Upon petition by Connolly Gallagher attorneys, the Delaware Court of Chancery exercised its equitable power of deviation to modify a trust’s provisions regarding the selection of members of a committee playing a role in the trust’s governance.

Town of Cheswold v. Central Delaware Business Park, 188 A.32810 (Del. 2018)

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In | On June 10, 2018

Connolly Gallagher attorneys Max B. Walton and Kyle Evans Gay obtained reversal of a Superior Court decision holding that a land owner had acquired, via a pair of 2005 Stipulations and Orders, perpetual vested rights to develop property under prior land use ordinances.  In an en banc unanimous opinion, the Delaware Supreme Court held that […]

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