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

      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. 

      Registration information will be available within the coming weeks.

      Topics will include:
      - Estate Planning for Beneficiaries with Special Needs
      - First Party Supplemental Needs Trusts & Administration
      - Selected Issues in Supplemental Needs Trusts & Administration
      - And more!

      For more information, please contact Lori Nicoll at (518) 487-5563 email

  • T&E 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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