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 2015

    Chair's Message
    (Marion Hancock Fish)

    Editor’s Message 
    (Jaclene D’Agostino) 

    In the Red: Decedent’s Creditors and Non-Probate Assets
    (Timothy M. Ferges and Dana L. Mark)

    Proposal to Make SCPA 1310 More User Friendly for Collection of Assets Without Administration

    (Victoria L. D’Angelo and Nathan W. G. Berti)

    Non-Taxable § 1035 Exchange of Life Insurance Contracts
    (Robert Adler)

    Understanding the “Undue” in “Undue Influence”
    (Anthony J. Enea)

    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)