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US v. Flowers, No. 08-30964

In an action by the U.S. seeking reformation of a trust provision that sought to pass part of an estate to a family member free and clear of tax obligations, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the government was unable to demonstrate any entitlement to the disputed money by virtue of its contract with defendant establishing a payment plan for past due taxes.

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Appellate Information

Filed October 1, 2009


Opinion by Judge Higginbotham