Eric S. T. Young is a sole practioner that dedicates his practice to estate planning, and probate and trust administration, litigation and dispute resolution. Mr. Young prepares wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives, and counsels beneficiaries and individual and corporate fiduciaries regarding trust and probate law, fiduciary duties, liabilities, claims and defenses, estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes, capital gains taxes, information and document disclosures, prudent administration, trust distribution standards, fiduciary compensation, probate and trust accounting, creditors’ claims, priority of debts, taxes and expenses of administration, partial and in kind-non-pro rata distributions to beneficiaries, wind-up reserves, elective share litigation, statutory allowances, document interpretation, and duties of loyalty and impartiality. Mr. Young also serves as a court-appointed master and kokua kanawai.
Mr. Young is a fellow in The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and has been awarded “Lawyer of the Year - Trusts and Estates Litigation” by Best Lawyers in America as reported in Honolulu Magazine, is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in “Trusts & Estates” and “Litigation - Trusts & Estates”, is ranked in U.S. News Best Law Firms (Hawaii) in “Trusts & Estates” and “Litigation - Trusts & Estates”, has an “AV” Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, and serves on the Hawaii Judiciary's Uniform Probate Code and Probate Practices Committee.
Mr. Young is graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, Harvard University, and the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii. Mr. Young also co-teaches a clinical course on estate planning at the Richardson School of Law.
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Last Updated: 4/21/2017