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Who We Are

This group is comprised of seven committees that focus upon estate planning and estate and trust administration issues other than taxation. (See “Committees in this Group” below.)

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Group-Related Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Non-Tax Issues Affecting the Planning and Administration of Estates and Trusts - 4 PM EST

June 16, 2016
Dial in number: 866-646-6488
Pass code: 725 588 7619

Until Death or Divorce Do We Part

Carole M. Bass and Rebecca A. Provder of Moses & Singer LLP in New York will discuss areas of overlap among estate planning and matrimonial law emphasizing the importance to practitioners in each field of remaining alert to issues that arise on death and divorce.   Hear the perspectives of both an estate planner and a matrimonial attorney on topics including:

• Third Party Trusts and Divorce: Can you in-law proof your estate plan?
• Key Issues in Prenuptial Agreements
• How promises in a divorce agreement may impact a second spouse
• When a will and divorce agreement (or pre-nuptial agreement) don't match up

Economics & Technology of the Practice Committee - 4 PM EST

July 14, 2016
Dial in number: 866-646-6488
Section Events

    Pre-Immigration Planning—The Intersection of Immigration and Tax Law.


    Clients considering a move to the U.S. face a host of complex legal issues. From the immigration perspective they may be considering a visa, green card or even eventual citizenship. From the tax perspective, both pitfalls and opportunities await, including the creation of pre-immigration trusts for transfer ...

    Fiduciary Issues and Ethics.


    This three-part program offers an overview of estate planning basics. Our speakers will guide attendees through an initial client meeting, point out key pieces of information to gather, and discuss the use and importance of advanced directives. Then, they will explain the fundamentals of preparing and ...

    Understanding Financial Statements: The Basics


    Financial statements can provide important information about a clients personal or business finances. Understanding them requires knowing the different types of financial statements and the variety of information each one provides. The presentation will cover: Difference between income statement, ...



Karelitz, Robert
Slenn, David

Council Representative:

Nenno, Richard


Cohen, Mark
Lindsay-Ochoa, Elizabeth

Committee Roster  

Modified by Elizabeth Lindsay-Ochoa on May 19, 2016

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