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Torts — legal malpractice — standing

Wisconsin Court of Appeals


Torts — legal malpractice — standing

Brothers Bruce W. and Russell C. Bullamore appeal an order dismissing their claims against Attorney Eugene J. Brookhouse. After their father died, Brookhouse assisted their former stepmother in redoing her estate plan, eliminating them as beneficiaries. We conclude that the Bullamores pled no claim by which Brookhouse owed them, third-party nonclients, a duty, and that the court acted properly in dismissing their complaint with prejudice and in denying their motion for leave to amend their complaint a third time. We affirm.

2014AP232 Bruce W. Bullamore And Russell C. Bullamore v. Robert W. Bednar,Individually And In His Capacity As Successor Co-Trustee Of The Eleanor H. Robsel Revocable Trust

Dist II, Racine County, Brown, C.J., Neubauer, P.J., and Reilly, J.

Attorneys: For Appellant: Southwick, Benjamin, Richland Center; For Respondent: Nelson, Christine K., Waukesha

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