An interesting case, Diaz v. Bukey, was decided on May 10, 2011 by California’s Second Appellate District pertaining to the issue of whether a mandatory arbitration clause in a trust applies to a trust beneficiary. Justice Steven Z. Perren, writing for a unanimous Court, held that the beneficiary of a trust who did

Our job as lawyers is to solve our clients’ problems.  Every day, in many different cases, we have issues to sort through and resolve–some big, some small.  In reality all lawyers are called on to solve their clients’ problems, but some solve problems better than others.

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