Learn about what passed, what didn’t, and what’s next for New York’s 2021-2022 legislative session with an overview of important new legislation and pending proposals, including: Highest income tax rates in the country enacted.New Power of Attorney form goes into effect, requires two disinterested witnesses and notary.On the heels of the recent Tax Court case valuing Michael Jackson’s name and image, brand new post-mortem publicity rights take effect in New York.
This roundtable discussion hosted by Family Lawyer Magazine features Sharon Klein and three other seasoned attorneys who share the best advice each has ever given in the family law setting. These highly respected professionals discuss their top tips for those maneuvering through divorce and their professional advisors.Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.
This article reprint appeared in the September 2021 issue of Estate Planning magazine. With sophisticated storage techniques for genetic material and advances in medical technology, a child can be conceived after the death of one or both of the child’s genetic parents. The traditional context for the use of stored genetic material after death had generally involved sperm stored before the death of a cancer patient, who preserved it fearing infertility or death.
This article was recently published in the July 23, 2021 issue of MarketWatch. In it, Sharon Klein shares her insights on why many professional football players, and athletes in general, don’t enjoy the long-term financial stability of their dreams. While athletes are making more money than ever, they can be financially vulnerable, potentially depriving them of a secure, long-term financial future.
This article reprint was recently published in Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter. Sharon Klein shares her insights on a case that has garnered intense media attention involving the disinheritance of Elizabeth Hurley’s son: “Disinheritance around a massive fortune, bitter court battles, out-of-wedlock children, iconic models, suicide…a soap opera plot? Hardly.