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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    Winter 2015

    A Message from the Chair
    (Marion Hancock Fish)

    Editor’s Message 
    (Jaclene D’Agostino)

    Constructive Trusts and the “Elastic” Power of Equity
    (Gary E. Bashian)

    Expansion of the 3/2 Rule—Prior Wills
    (Ashwani Prabhakar)

    A Comparison of Selected New York, New Jersey, and Delaware Trust Laws
    (Richard W. Nenno)

    After Obergefell: A Practitioner’s Guide to Estate Administration Issues for the Surviving Spouse
    (Thomas Sciacca)

    Cross-Border Estate Planning—The Israeli Angle
    (Alon Kaplan and Lyat Eyal)

    POLST and Advance Directives: Friends or Foes?
    (Gerald C. Tobin)

    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 Galler)