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

    Fall 2015

    A Message from the Chair
    (Marion Hancock Fish)

    Editor’s Message 
    (Jaclene D’Agostino)

    Planning for the New Biology—Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Children in Light of EPTL 4-1.3
    (Kameron Brooks)

    Protecting an Incapacitated Surviving Spouse’s Right of Election
    (Jeffrey Gorak)

    The Trusts and Estates Expert Witnesses—Who Are They?
    (Hillary A. Frommer)

    Are New York Real Property Transfer Taxes for Real?
    (Andrew S. Katzenberg)

    Using New York Trusts for Asset Protection
    (Raymond C. Radigan)

    Medicaid Planning Under Power of Attorney: Is it in the Best Interest of the Principal?
    (Lydia H. Beebe)

    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)