In a recent Appeals Court decision, the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code was interpreted to provide express authorization to a Personal Representative petitioning for complete settlement and approval of the final accounting.
Think of litigation as akin to being on a battlefield. Your lawyer is like a field general charged with achieving the lawful objectives of you—the sovereign head of state. Strategy and tactics are an indelible part of what happens on a battlefield and in a courtroom. Here are some tactical observations about one particular type of litigation, employment litigation.