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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

Asset Protection Planning - 4 PM ET

May 18, 2017
Dial in number: 866-646-6488
Pass code: 725 588 7619

David Neufeld of The Law office of David Neufeld will give an overview of captive insurance companies. He will discuss the recently passed deadline (May 1, 2017) for filing Form 8886 for captive insurance companies. He will describe how captive insurance companies can be another planning tool for attorneys with clients who have businesses with insurable risks and in lieu of the client's company obtaining commercial property and casualty and similar insurance.   

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

June 22, 2017
Dial in number: 866-646-6488
Pass code: 725 588 7619

Section Events

    Fundamentals of Trust Administration and Fiduciary Income Tax


    The session will review the operational side of trusts including the role of trust accountings and the duties of a trustee. It will also discuss the income taxation of trusts and fiduciary income tax reporting during estate administration. Topics will include: · Trust accounting ...

    New Best Practice Standards for the Prudent Selection & Proper Management of Life Insurance


    Life Insurance is often integral to estate and business planning. Clients and attorneys often do not understand the different types of life insurance and when the different types may or may not be appropriate. This program will provide an overview of life insurance basics and how life insurance can be ...

    Fundamentals of Federal Transfer Taxes


    This session will discuss the fundamental rules and concepts underlying both the estate and gift tax regimes, and touch on the federal generation-skipping transfer tax. It will also cover issues associated with the preparing and filing of both gift and estate tax returns. Topics will include: What ...



Lindsay-Ochoa, Elizabeth
Slenn, David

Council Representative:

Spratt, James


Gordon, Michael
Hodges, Joseph

Committee Roster  

Modified by Elizabeth Lindsay-Ochoa on April 3, 2017

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