Understand what community property is, how it affects assets such as a home or a business, what is quasi-community property and more.
A discussion of the impact of DNA testing on inheritance, intestacy laws, surrogacy, and use of frozen embryos postmortem.
An estate planning expert explains the potential business planning issues when giving a family office an interest in an investment partnership it manages.
ACTEC comments on Treasury Notice 85 Fed. Reg. 49754 and commends Treasury
and the IRS for drafting such a well-organized package of proposed regulations
under Code Section 1061.
An explanation of what donors need to consider when making a charitable donation to a nonprofit? What restrictions need to be thought through?
Learn the benefits and pitfalls of incentive trusts when motiving heirs or beneficiaries and rewarding behavior.
A review of the dangers of borrowing from a charitable endowment fund during the 2020 pandemic and financial crisis.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel mourns the death of ACTEC’s 41st President L. Henry Gissel, Jr., who passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
What is ante-mortem probate? How does it differ from premortem probate and is it the ultimate will contest prevention technique?
A discussion of disclosure, attorney–client privilege, work-product doctrine, and what to keep in mind in the event of a will or trust contest.