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.
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  • Upcoming Events
    • September 14-15, 2017 Trusts & Estates Law Section Fall Meeting

      Fall Meeting
      September 14-15, 2017
      Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel and Conference Center
      Buffalo, NY

      Register Online or Download Meeting Registration Form
      View Program 

      Registration Fees:
      NYSBA Member: $350.00 
      Non-NYSBA Member: $550.00 

      Thursday, September 14th General Session topics:
      - Estate Planning for the Closely-Held Business
      - Drafting Effective Shareholder and Operating Agreements for the Closely-Held Business and 
        Pitfalls that May Arise for Estates in the Absence of Such Agreements
      - Digital Assets

      Friday, September 15th – General Session topics:
      - Inheritance Rights of Posthumously-Conceived Children and Posthumous Issue
      - The Accounting, Pre-Objection Discovery, and Objections
      - The Accounting Trial and Evidentiary Issues
      - Ethics of Getting Paid: Attorneys' Fee Awards and Surcharges in Accounting Proceedings

      Earn up to 6.5 MCLE Credit
      This two-day program will provide you with up to 5.5 credits 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: 
      You can book your room directly online by going to https://aws.passkey.com/e/14748794 The hotel cut-off date is Sunday, August 6th. 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.


    • May 3 - 6, 2018: T & E Spring Meeting, Sea Island, Georgia

      SAVE THE DATES!

      TRUSTS & ESTATES SECTION SPRING MEETING 2018
      THE CLOISTERS AND THE INN AT SEA ISLAND
      SEA ISLAND, GEORGIA

      Contact Catheryn Teeter at 518-487-5573 for additional information.

  • 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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