Trusts & Estates Slander of Title.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District III

Case Name: James Schultz, et al. v. Seubert, Inc., et al.,

Case No.: 2019AP179

Officials: Stark, P.J., Hruz and Seidl, JJ.

Focus: Trusts & Estates Slander of Title

James Schultz, as trustee for the Thomas Seubert & Nancy Seubert Revocable Trust (the Trust), appeals a summary judgment order dismissing the Trust's slander of title and interference with contract claims against the Jensen, Scott, Grunewald & Shiffler, S.C., law firm. The Trust does not seek review of the interference with contract claim and we conclude the law firm's actions giving rise to the Trust's slander of title claim were conditionally privileged. We...

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