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Hanson v. Denckla
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
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Hanson v. Denckla
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Plaintiff had established a trust in Delaware and later moved to Florida where she died. Following her death, a family fight arose over whether Florida or Delaware courts had jurisdiction over the trust assets. The issue turned on whether Florida could acquire jurisdiction over the Delaware trustee. If Florida were found to have jurisdiction, one daughter received the entire state; if it did not all three daughters shared equally.
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