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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    Spring 2016

    Chair's Farewell Message
    (Marion Hancock Fish)

    A Message from the Incoming Chair
    (Magdalen Gaynor)

    Editor’s Message 
    (Jaclene D’Agostino)

    Creditors' Rights to Top-Hat Plan Benefits
    (Louis A. Cannizzaro)

    New EPTL 4-1.3 and Inheritance Rights of the Posthumously Conceived Child
    (Nancy E. Klotz and Anthony T. Selvaggio)

    Charitable Commissions for Individual Trustees: Time for Change
    (Mark J. Altschuler)

    The New New York State Estate Tax Regime, a Trap for the Unwary
    Proposed Will Language to Save Estate Taxes and Obtain Direct Pecuniary Benefit for Beneficiaries (Santa Clause)
    (Paul S. Forster and Laurence Keiser)

    Separated But Not Divorced: The Long Term Care Planning Implications
    (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)