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The Issue with Issue: Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning

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.


Episode 40: COVID and Another Season of Our Discontent

Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

September 8—B.C.—before COVID—children bemoaned the end of summer while parents waited with bated breath for a return to school, work and well, the normal routine of life. That was then. Today, the Delta variant has pushed up case rates, while vaccination rates in certain states remain anemic.


Planning for Fine Art as an Asset of Your Estate

Shelly J. Kunkel |
Emerald GEMs

Sept. 7, 2021—Whether you acquire a work of art for its aesthetic qualities or for investment purposes, holding fine art in your estate presents both obligations and opportunities for the educated collector. In today’s podcast, Senior Estate and Trust Managing Director Shelly Kunkel of Wilmington Trust’s Emerald Family Office & Advisory discusses three important to-dos regarding your fine art: appraise, insure, and manage disposition (AIM).