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Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPsIn The Matter Of The Representation Regarding The Strathmullan Trust [2014 ...Carey Olsen | In the matter of the representation regarding the Strathmullan Tr...Conservation groups push for new law that would allow changes to land ...Conservation groups push for new law that would allow changes to land ...Jeff Vandrew Trusts and Estates Law Blog on Lawyers.comPick The Right Location For Your Client's TrustEstate Planning: Creating Trusts to Protect the Assets of Our Elderly ParentsGiesler & PattersonAmendments proposed to correct treatment of discretionary trusts in BC's ...Protecting your future: Estates, trusts had tax liability of $10.5B in 2010Important Bermuda Judgment Considers Questions Of Litigation Funding ...Review of Reviews: “Trusts and Estates: Implementing Freedom of Disposition ...Trusts still on Treasury's radar

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Has Your Trust Lost Touch With Illinois? If So, It May Not Be Subject to ...
The National Law ReviewMarch 21, 2014

Additionally, the trust agreement had been modified in 2002 to provide that it shall be construed and regulated under Texas law. Due to the lack of sufficient contact with Illinois, the Illinois Appellate Court held that the imposition of Illinois ...more »

Attorney and Author Michael Gilfix to Speak on Special Needs Trusts
Law Firm Newswire (press release)March 14, 2014

Palo Alto, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 14, 2014 – Families with a disabled child, parent or other relative face incredibly difficult challenges. They struggle to ensure that their disabled loved one lives a happy and comfortable life. As such, parents ...more »

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Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPs
The GuardianMarch 11, 2014

He is seeking to amend clause 119 of the care bill, dubbed the "hospital closure clause", which as it stands would give a "trust special administrator" appointed to sort out a failing hospital trust the power to order changes in the makeup of another ...more »

In The Matter Of The Representation Regarding The Strathmullan Trust [2014 ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)March 10, 2014

The only beneficiaries were the settlor and his wife and, later, the Jersey Blind Society was added. There were long stop trusts for charitable purposes. ... Although the settlor could have relied on the newly enacted Articles 47B to 47J of the Trusts...more »

Carey Olsen | In the matter of the representation regarding the Strathmullan Tr...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 10, 2014

This is the latest in a line of decisions of the Royal Court concerning an application to set aside a trust for mistake. It is the first decided case after the new Articles 47B to 47J of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984, as amended (the “Trusts Law”), came ...more »

Conservation groups push for new law that would allow changes to land ...
Brattleboro ReformerMarch 10, 2014

MONTPELIER -- Vermont has one of the most extensive private land conservation efforts in the country. Over the past 30 years, the Vermont Land Trust, community land trusts and The Nature Conservancy have preserved hundreds of thousands of acres in ...more »

Conservation groups push for new law that would allow changes to land ...
vtdigger.orgMarch 10, 2014

Vermont has one of the most extensive private land conservation efforts in the country. Over the past three decades, the Vermont Land Trust, community land trusts and The Nature Conservancy have preserved hundreds of thousands of acres.more »

Jeff Vandrew Trusts and Estates Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)March 9, 2014

Jeff Vandrew Trusts and Estates Law Blog on Lawyers.com. Trust Protectors: Keeping Things Flexible. Saturday, March 8, 2014 by Jeff Vandrew. Photo of Jeff Vandrew. Use of a Trust Protector can keep a trust flexible, while maintaining maximum protection ...more »

Pick The Right Location For Your Client's Trust
Financial Advisor MagazineMarch 7, 2014

States have varying rules for trusts, so it can make a big difference where the trust is formed and where the trustee and grantor are located, according to Hemenway & Barnes LLP, a trust and estate law firm in Boston that also manages $3.5 billion in ...more »

Estate Planning: Creating Trusts to Protect the Assets of Our Elderly Parents
Yeshiva World NewsMarch 7, 2014

A trust is a fiduciary arrangement that allows a third party (a “trustee”) to hold and manage the assets of the creator of the trust (the “grantor”) on behalf of the grantor's beneficiaries. Trusts can be arranged in many ways and can specify exactly ...more »

Giesler & Patterson
KABCMarch 6, 2014

... your family. As part of an elite group of attorneys Certified as Elder Law Attorneys by the National Elder Law Foundation Martha Patterson is experienced in Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Planning, Trust law, Long Term Care Medi-Cal and Veteran's ...more »

Amendments proposed to correct treatment of discretionary trusts in BC's ...
Lexology (registration)March 6, 2014

Yesterday, the BC Legislature tabled Bill 14, which includes important amendments to BC's Family Law Act (FLA). The current version of the FLA contains problematic provisions with respect to discretionary trusts. A complete version of Bill 14 is ...more »

Protecting your future: Estates, trusts had tax liability of $10.5B in 2010
Times Herald-RecordMarch 6, 2014

The IRS data is a reminder of the complex tax issues potentially involved affecting both an ongoing trust administration, as with the MAPT, or an estate, well after an individual passes. Once again, careful planning is the key to reduced taxes, legal ...more »

Important Bermuda Judgment Considers Questions Of Litigation Funding ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)March 4, 2014

Having analysed detailed evidence of Swiss law (which had to be proved as a matter of fact before the Bermuda court), the Chief Justice held that the parties had entered into what is known under that system of law as a "donation contract" by which the ...more »

Review of Reviews: “Trusts and Estates: Implementing Freedom of Disposition ...
WealthManagement.comMarch 3, 2014

In this introduction to a special issue of the St. Louis University Law Journal on teaching trusts and estates, Prof. Sitkoff outlines and introduces the whole field, from intestacy through wills to trusts and trust modifications, with short segments ...more »

Trusts still on Treasury's radar
Moneyweb.co.zaMarch 2, 2014

Trusts fall within the ambit of the committee's mandate, which includes a review of wealth tax, estate duty and capital gains tax. Potential ... She advises taxpayers to be proactive and to ensure that their trusts are in order and that all ...more »

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