Estate Planning for the Modern Family: Why Trusts Still Matter

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
Multi racial step family preparing for barbecued lunch in garden, bonding, togetherness, food and drink

For nontraditional families, planning remains more important than ever.Planning for same-sex marriage and strategies for “nontraditional” and blended families are explored.Advances in reproductive technology are creating once unimaginable questions regarding inheritance rights and have given rise to a new area of law: posthumous birth laws.

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New York’s Latest Legislative Session: What Passed, What Didn’t, What’s Next

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning

Learn about what passed and what didn’t in New York’s 2019- 2020 legislative session with an overview of important new legislation, executive orders and pending proposals, and a dramatic reminder of existing law, including: Sweeping new legislation regarding assisted reproduction.How any New York source income can subject a New York resident trust to taxation on all its income.A proposal to implement a new pied- à-terre tax on non-primary NYC residences.

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