Time and again we hear the phrase “penny wise and pound foolish” but seldom do we hear it used by a state supreme court justice to describe a testatrix/decedent.
Yet that’s what happened recently in Florida where a woman used an … Continue reading
“…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
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Following negotiations among the Governor’s office, the Assembly and the Senate, the final budget language was released late Friday night. A vote is expected by the April 1 deadline.
Regarding the trusts & estates related proposals, the final language reflects the following changes:
The basic … Continue reading
This article deals with the payment of fiduciary and attorney fees in probate practice and in the administration of estates and trusts. It focuses on the evolving changes and interpretations of the requirements for such fees. Allowance of fiduciary expenses, fees allowed to cofiduciaries, and … Continue reading
Is an iPhone message a valid Will? Why do the President’s budget proposals keep returning the transfer taxation to 2009 standards…but not until 2018? What prompted 700 tax lawyers to come to the aid of their colleague Alvan Bobrow? Can owners reclaim a painting that was … Continue reading