Category Archives: Estate Planning

New South Dakota Laws

South Dakota has recently adopted the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gifts Act (2007 S.D. Sess. Laws 197) and has revised the law governing living wills including the statutory form (2007 S.D. Sess. Laws 75)…. Read more detail on Legal News Directory … Continue reading

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Article on It’s Still Me: Safeguarding Vulnerable Transgender Elders

Sarah Steadman recently published an Article entitled, It’s Still Me: Safeguarding Vulnerable Transgender Elders, 30 Yale J.L. & Feminism 371-399 (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article. Transgender individuals have many reasons to be concerned about their welfare… … Continue reading

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Required Minimum Distributions – Part 2

                In last week’s blog post I covered the basics of how required minimum distribution (RMD) rules work for IRAs and other tax deferred retirement accounts.  To summarize you must take out a minimum amount from your account each year.  … Continue reading

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Article on The Case for Trusts as an Alternative for Prenuptial Agreements When Religion Intervenes

Michael A. Sneeringer recently published an Article entitled, The Case for Trusts as an Alternative for Prenuptial Agreements When Religion Intervenes, Probate & Property Magazine, Vol. 33 No. 3, May/June 2019. Provided below is the introduction to the Article. A… … Continue reading

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CLE on Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones: What Estate Planners Need to Know

The American Law Institute is holding a webcast entitled, Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones: What Estate Planners Need to Know, on Thursday, ‎May ‎30, 2019, 12:00 to 1:30 pm Eastern. Provided below is a description of the event. Why… … Continue reading

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