Trusts and Estates Law Section

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    Welcome to the Trusts and Estates Law Section The benefits of your membership and active participation with the Trusts and Estates Law Section cannot be overstated. You will profit not just from the educational component offered by the outstanding Continuing Legal Education Committee, but also from the congeniality and friendships that endure throughout your career.
  • Upcoming Events
    • October 6-7, 2016: Trusts and Estates Law Section Fall Meeting

      Fall Meeting
      October 6-7, 2016
      Gideon Putnam Hotel
      Saratoga Springs, NY

      Register Online or Download Meeting Registration Form
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      Registration Fees:
      NYSBA Member: $350.00 
      Non-NYSBA Member: $550.00 

      Thursday, October 6th – Round Table topics will include:
      - Article 17A Update
      - The Purpose, Perils and Pitfalls of Revocable Trusts
      - Wrongful Death Actions
      - Digital Note-Taking and Organization
      - And more!

      Friday, October 7th – General Session topics will include:
      - Planning for the Client with Special Needs
      - Self Settled First Party Supplemental Needs Trusts
      - Selected Supplemental Needs Trusts Issues

      Earn up to 6 MCLE Credit
      This two-day program will provide you with up to 5 credits hours in Professional Practice and 1 credit in Ethics. Breakdown of credit hours per individual is dependent on choice of sessions that are attended. This program is not transitional and is not suitable for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys.

      Book your hotel accommodations:
      Please call 866.746.1077 and indicate you are with the New York State Bar Association. Mention Group Code 9N78SD to receive the preferred rate of $162/night plus applicable taxes. The hotel cut-off date is Friday, September 9th. Availability of rooms is not guaranteed up to the cut-off date. 

      For more information, please contact Lori Nicoll at (518) 487-5563 email lnicoll@nysba.org.


  • T&E Law Section Newsletter


    VIEW THE LATEST TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAW SECTION NEWSLETTEr

    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. 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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