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Day Pitney LLP
Rebecca Tunney co-authored an article, "Reconciling the Limits of Agency Law and the Reach of the Federal Arbitration Act," published by the Massachusetts Law Review.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the United States, there are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Additionally, Alaska, Tennessee and Puerto Rico are elective community property jurisdictions.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
The Wisconsin legislature recently enacted a number of changes to a Wisconsin statute allowing for non probate transfers of real property (i.e., land) upon death.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Lowndes attorneys obtained a favorable ruling from a probate court in Lee County, Florida, on behalf of a decedent's estate; and thereafter, secured an affirmance of the ruling from Florida's Second District Court of Appeal.
Holland & Knight
A recent New York County Surrogate's Court case, Matter of the Estate of Durcan, highlights the importance of properly completing beneficiary designation forms for retirement accounts, even when one has already completed them at a prior custodian.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Two years have passed since Treasury and the IRS first announced that they were working on guidance relating to the basis of grantor trust assets at death.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
It's not unusual that when a wealthy person dies, various writings are filed with the court purporting to be that person's will.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Finally, you have received a copy of your Decree of Dissolution of Marriage. After the celebration and/or tears have stopped, now what do you do? While the process of actually getting divorced is an event unto itself ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Every person has a domicile. This rarely-considered fact has far-reaching consequences, including where and how an individual is taxed.
Bowditch & Dewey
Private Wealth Magazine published "How To Address Multigenerational Estate Planning Issues" by Kristin Shirahama.
Holland & Knight
A recent IRS private letter ruling, PLR 201825003, highlights the important differences between U.S. federal income tax and gift tax treatment of charitable donations.
Day Pitney LLP
Along with an increased life expectancy due to medical advances comes an increased chance of developing diminished mental capacity.
Day Pitney LLP
In a recently issued Private Letter Ruling (PLR 201825003), the IRS held that a donor's gift of works of art, in which the donor retained a life interest via a usufruct to two museums...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
In 2017, New Hampshire adopted the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, which became effective on Jan. 1.
Proskauer Rose LLP
These same rates are used in connection with sales to defective grantor trusts.
Withers LLP
Following the 2018 US Tax Reform Act, the use of private placement life insurance (PPLI) is becoming increasingly prevalent ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
t is not uncommon for one spouse to bring separate property into a marriage such as a house or land. For example, upon marriage, the husband and wife may choose to reside in a house that one of the spouses already owns.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The distinction, if any, between escheated funds and unclaimed funds is a distinction without a difference, you might say. That is, if you have anything to say about it at all.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Q: Can I put my home in a revocable trust for estate planning purposes while my mortgage loan is still outstanding?
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Titling assets correctly is an essential part of a successful estate plan.
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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Every person has a domicile. This rarely-considered fact has far-reaching consequences, including where and how an individual is taxed.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Two years have passed since Treasury and the IRS first announced that they were working on guidance relating to the basis of grantor trust assets at death.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
It's not unusual that when a wealthy person dies, various writings are filed with the court purporting to be that person's will.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the United States, there are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Additionally, Alaska, Tennessee and Puerto Rico are elective community property jurisdictions.
Day Pitney LLP
Rebecca Tunney co-authored an article, "Reconciling the Limits of Agency Law and the Reach of the Federal Arbitration Act," published by the Massachusetts Law Review.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
The Wisconsin legislature recently enacted a number of changes to a Wisconsin statute allowing for non probate transfers of real property (i.e., land) upon death.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Finally, you have received a copy of your Decree of Dissolution of Marriage. After the celebration and/or tears have stopped, now what do you do? While the process of actually getting divorced is an event unto itself ...
Holland & Knight
A recent New York County Surrogate's Court case, Matter of the Estate of Durcan, highlights the importance of properly completing beneficiary designation forms for retirement accounts, even when one has already completed them at a prior custodian.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Lowndes attorneys obtained a favorable ruling from a probate court in Lee County, Florida, on behalf of a decedent's estate; and thereafter, secured an affirmance of the ruling from Florida's Second District Court of Appeal.
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