Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter

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    The Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practice of trusts and estates law on various topics including estate planning, will drafting, tax issues, guardianship, power of attorney, and probates. Recent New York State Decisions, Case Notes—Recent New York State Surrogate's and Supreme Court Decisions, and a Florida Update are featured in each issue. Edited by Jaclene D'Agostino, Esq., the Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter is published quarterly by the Trusts and Estates Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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    Summer 2016

    A Message from the Chair
    (Magdalen Gaynor)

    Editor’s Message
    (Jaclene D’Agostino)

    Computation of Allowable Deductions for New York State Estate Tax New Guidance 
    (Darcy M. Katris)

    The Empire State Building an Imprudent Investment? The Prudent Investor Act and Real Estate Investment Trusts
    (Joshua Asherian)

    Recent Tax Court Ruling on Crummey Trusts
    (C. Raymond Radigan, Jennifer Hillman and Joni Hasday)

    Have We Got It All Wrong? Rethinking the Fabric of Estate Planning
    (Avi Z. Kestenbaum and Amy F. Altman)

    Recent New York State Decisions
    (Ira M. Bloom and William P. LaPiana)

    Case Notes—New York State Surrogate’s and Supreme Court Decisions
    (Ilene Sherwyn Cooper)

    Florida Update
    (David Pratt and Jonathan A. Galler)