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Scott Edward Rahn

Scott Edward Rahn

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Biography

RMO LLP resolves contests, disputes and litigation related to trusts, estates and conservatorships, creating a welcome peace of mind for clients.

We represents heirs, beneficiaries, trustees and executors, utilizing our experience to develop and implement strategies that swiftly and cost-effectively address the financial issues, fiduciary duties and emotional complexities underlying trust contests, estates conflicts and probate litigation.

Driven by a commitment to provide relief to people grieving the loss of a loved one, RMO collaborates closely with clients. We pursue and defend claims involving incapacity, incompetence, undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty, and other similar areas of dispute. Our advice and counsel includes prevention and remediation of financial elder abuse.

Our clients are typically embroiled in inheritance disputes, trust contests, will contests, caregiver undue influence, step-parent undue influence, sibling undue influence, estate administration irregularities, beneficiary bias, trustee misappropriation, accounting irregularities, breach of fiduciary duty, beneficiary theft, trust investigations, accusations of wrongdoing, fraudulent behavior, wrongful taking something from an estate, and breach of fiduciary duties. RMO focuses on identifying and correcting where behavior went wrong, and where pointing out where allegations of wrongdoing are simply wrong.

Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (2002)
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. (1999) | Spanish and International Latin American Relations
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Professional Experience
Founder & Co-Managing Partner
RMO LLP
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Awards
Top Litigator
Los Angeles Business Journal, Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America for Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Best Lawyers
Trusts and Estates Litigator of the Year
Century City Bar Association
“Elite Boutique Trailblazer”
National Law Journal
Professional Associations
Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council
President Emeritus
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Southland California Alzheimer’s Association
Board Member
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Beverly Hills Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section
Speaker/Member
Current
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San Fernando Valley Bar Association
Speaker
Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association – Trusts & Estates Section
Member
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San Diego County Bar Association – Trusts & Estates Section
Member
Current
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California State Bar  # 222528
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
ID Number: 222528
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Securities Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Probate & Trust Litigation
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Elder Abuse
  • Probate & Trust Administration
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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If you suspect a sibling is stealing from an estate or trust in which you are a beneficiary, you very likely need the protection of a trust litigation attorney. Unfortunately, sibling theft is an all-too-common occurrence. Fortunately, an experienced trust litigation attorney can usually help recover stolen assets, and quite possibly have your sibling disinherited and recover attorney’s fees and costs. Sibling Stealing from Estate: What to Do | RMO Lawyers

If you suspect a sibling is stealing from an estate or trust in which you are a beneficiary, you very likely need the protection of a trust litigation attorney. Unfortunately, sibling theft is an all-too-common occurrence. Fortunately, an experienced trust litigation attorney can usually help recover stolen assets, and quite possibly have your sibling disinherited and recover attorney’s fees and costs.

Executors cannot do things which are contrary to the benefit of heirs, beneficiaries, and the estate. This means if you suspect an executor is withholding your inheritance distributions, you would have the right to sue the estate, or litigate to suspend, remove and replace the executor. What an Executor Can and Cannot Do | RMO Lawyers

Executors cannot do things which are contrary to the benefit of heirs, beneficiaries, and the estate. This means if you suspect an executor is withholding your inheritance distributions, you would have the right to sue the estate, or litigate to suspend, remove and replace the executor.

A partition action allows a co-owner of a property to force a sale of the property, so they can take their share of the proceeds. However, in some cases, the other co-owners may not want to sell the property. While it’s very difficult, legally, to stop a partition action there are alternatives. How to Stop a Partition Action | RMO Lawyers

A partition action allows a co-owner of a property to force a sale of the property, so they can take their share of the proceeds. However, in some cases, the other co-owners may not want to sell the property. While it’s very difficult, legally, to stop a partition action there are alternatives.

What is the penalty for stealing from an estate? When an abuser steals from an estate, the penalty can be as little as simply returning the stolen monies or assets to the trust or estate. However, the California Probate Code does provide statutory bases for pursuing double damages, treble damages, punitive damages, disinheritance of the abuser, attorney’s fees and/or costs in egregious cases. The Penalty for Stealing from an Estate | RMO Lawyers

What is the penalty for stealing from an estate? When an abuser steals from an estate, the penalty can be as little as simply returning the stolen monies or assets to the trust or estate. However, the California Probate Code does provide statutory bases for pursuing double damages, treble damages, punitive damages, disinheritance of the abuser, attorney’s fees and/or costs in egregious cases.

Family trust embezzlement and stealing is more common than you might think. At RMO Lawyers, we investigate, prosecute and defend these claims every day. The Guide to Family Trust Embezzlement and Stealing

Family trust embezzlement and stealing is more common than you might think. At RMO Lawyers, we investigate, prosecute and defend these claims every day.

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