Tag Archives: Trusts

A Historic Look at Wills and Trusts

Neil Jones (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge) recently published his article entitled Wills, Trusts and Trusting from the Statute of Uses to Lord Nottingham, 31 J. of Legal History 273 (2010). The abstract available on SSRN is below: Medieval… … Continue reading

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Special Needs Trusts – The National Conference – St. Pete Beach, FL

Stetson Law School will be hosting the 2011 Special Needs Trusts: The National Conference on October 19 – 21, 2011. The Conference will provide an in-depth review and discussion on both basic and advanced levels of the major issues presented … Continue reading

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Does the Federal Arbitration Act apply to wills and trusts?

The following contribution to our arbitration symposium is by David Horton. David is an Associate Professor at Loyola, where he joined the faculty in 2009. He primarily writes and teaches in the fields of contracts, contract procedure, and wills and … Continue reading

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Read Mark Ashton's Interesting Post Entitled "Qualified Personal Residence Trusts: Are These Homes Subject to Claims In Equitable Distrubtion"

Mark Ashton, a partner in our Exton (Chester County, PA) office and former editor of our Pennsylvania Family Law Blog, wrote a very in depth and interesting post entitled "Qualified Personal Residence Trusts: Are These Homes Subject to Claims in … Continue reading

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Are Revocable Trusts Protected in Bankruptcy?

Many people have opted to have a living trust created that provides for the distribution of their assets after their death. Most of the living trust that are created are revocable, meaning that they are subject to change. A revocable … Continue reading

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