Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts. Legal news and articles for May 21 - 30, 2017

In Defense of Offshore TrustsThe beauty of trusts for real estate investing clientsPet TrustsUpdates On Trust Regulations In PanamaLocal first responders train for mass-casualty eventsIndividual alleges trusts' properties were taken without legal owner's consentTrust Decanting DisputesUpdates on Trust RegulationsPillsbury's Ex-Silicon Valley Leader Lands at ThoitsReminder: N-PCL and EPTL Amendments To Go Into Effect May 27, 2017Longtime attorney Henry Will wins CLE awardEstate Planning: Cut-Rate Online CounselBeddoe Relief Where A Third Party Claim May Exhaust Trust AssetsTrust rules must be understood and appliedStuart Tinley Law Firm LLP

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Burns & Levinson Partners Lisa Cukier and Steven Goodwin Named to "Divorce, Trusts & Estates Trailblazers" List by ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 1, 2017

BOSTON, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Burns & Levinson announced today that Lisa Cukier and Steven Goodwin, partners in the firm's Private Client group, have been named to the "Divorce, Trusts & Estates Trailblazers" list by The National Law Journal ...more »

Erie County Senior Services, partners present Elder Law Day 2017
Niagara Frontier PublicationsMay 3, 2017

The Erie County Department of Senior Services and the Center for Elder Law and Justice have announced Elder Law Day 2017 will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Adam's Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. Now in its 17th year ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts. News and Stories

In Defense of Offshore Trusts
The National Law ReviewMay 30, 2017

The critics of offshore trusts - breathless, shakily conclusory, agenda driven, not rooted in science or finance - decry the use of offshore trusts as tax evasion. Untrue. Offshore asset protection is simply a risk ... The Cook Islands Foreign Asset ...more »

The beauty of trusts for real estate investing clients
Financial PlanningMay 30, 2017

Having appreciating real estate owned by flexible irrevocable trusts gives clients more tax planning options, whatever the tax laws happen to be at any given time. The more flexible buckets in which clients' assets are stored, the more opportunities to ...more »

Pet Trusts
JD Supra (press release)May 26, 2017

For example, a pet trust could be helpful if there are estate administration complexities due to will contests or delays in the probate process. Even if there are no major problems with an owner's estate, a separate or stand-alone pet trust can provide ...more »

Updates On Trust Regulations In Panama
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)May 25, 2017

Law 21 of May 10th, 2017 establishes dispositions for the regulation and supervision of trustees and the trust business and issues other provisions that modify articles of the Fiscal Code, Law 47 of 2013 which adopts a custodial regime for bearer ...more »

Local first responders train for mass-casualty events
ABC17News.comMay 24, 2017

"So if it's a law enforcement event, law enforcement trusts us and knows that we're going do our part of it and they're going do their part of it," Blomenkamp said. Blomenkamp said the agencies will set up a unified command center where a ...more »

Individual alleges trusts' properties were taken without legal owner's consent
Northern California RecordMay 23, 2017

Oscar Luna filed a complaint on May 1 in the Fresno County Superior Court against the estate of Jean Michel Irigoyen, Calfed Law Corp., J.M. Irigoyen Law Corp. and Laura Kuhne Irigoyen, personally and as administrator of the estate of Jean Michel ...more »

Trust Decanting Disputes
Lexology (registration)May 23, 2017

This blog post examines some of the main issues that will likely arise in those disputes. First, what is trust decanting? The Uniform Law Commission states: “'Decanting' is the term used to describe the distribution of assets from one trust into a ...more »

Updates on Trust Regulations
Lexology (registration)May 23, 2017

We inform you that Law 21 of May 10th, 2017 establishes dispositions for the regulation and supervision of trustees and the trust business and issues other provisions that modify articles of the Fiscal Code, Law 47 of 2013 which adopts a custodial ...more »

Pillsbury's Ex-Silicon Valley Leader Lands at Thoits
The RecorderMay 23, 2017

Stanford Law School graduates Warren Thoits and Dave Samuels formed Thoits in 1949. (Thoits died in 2009.) Now with 17 lawyers, Thoits specializes in business formation and transactions, litigation, intellectual property, real estate and employment law ...more »

Reminder: N-PCL and EPTL Amendments To Go Into Effect May 27, 2017
JD Supra (press release)May 22, 2017

Last year, we posted about amendments to the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (the “NPCL”) and the New York Estates, Powers and Trusts Law (the “EPTL”) here and here. As we noted, the amendments were signed into law last year and take effect ...more »

Longtime attorney Henry Will wins CLE award
Tulsa WorldMay 22, 2017

While the attorney's main focus was wills and trusts, it also moved into other related legal disciplines involving estate planning for a husband and wife in connection with a business. That meant representing them and helping form professional ...more »

Estate Planning: Cut-Rate Online Counsel
Columbus CEOMay 22, 2017

How much of that growth derives from online wills is hard to say, but lawyers and financial planners see an increasing trend toward online estate planning, even if it doesn't threaten their business today. “I believe a lot of people are ... Online ...more »

Beddoe Relief Where A Third Party Claim May Exhaust Trust Assets
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)May 22, 2017

In these circumstances, the Trustee sought directions under section 48 of the Trusts Law (2011 Revision) to defend the English Proceeding and, if so granted, an indemnity out of the A Trust assets for any costs and expenses properly incurred by the ...more »

Trust rules must be understood and applied
Otago Daily TimesMay 21, 2017

However, there are still some limitations on making these annual distributions contained within both income tax law and trust law. The starting point should always be the trust deed - who are the income beneficiaries and/or capital beneficiaries? How ...more »

Stuart Tinley Law Firm LLP
Omaha World-HeraldMay 21, 2017

Reilly attended Creighton University where he received his B.S. degree in Business Administration in 1979, and his J.D. degree in 1981. He and his wife Julie have been residents of Council Bluffs since 1981 and have three children, Danny, Tara and Joe, ...more »

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