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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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    (Summer 2014)


    A Message from the Chair
    (Ronald J. Weiss)

    Editor’s Message
    (Jaclene D’Agostino) 

    New York Law Update: Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013
    (Andrew S. Katzenberg)

    Lost Trusts in New York—The Case for Statutory Intervention
    (Amy F. Altman, Karin Sloan DeLaney, Antar P. Jones, Paulina Koryakin and Michael S. Schwartz)

    The Effect of the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 on Incorporating New York-Based Charities in Delaware
    (Robert R. Lyons and Sean R. Weissbart)

    Administering an Estate in the Republic of Ireland
    (Karl Dowling)

    Disposal of Decedent’s Firearms Under Gun Control Law
    (C. Raymond Radigan and Peter K. Kelly)

    Shakespeare Was a T&E Lawyer!
    (Jonathan Rikoon)

    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)