This article reprint was published in the September 9, 2019 edition of the New York Law Journal Trusts & Estates section.

  • New York’s last legislative session for 2019-2020 ended on June 20, 2019.
  • It is instructive to review what passed before the June recess, what failed to pass, and what lies ahead when the 2019-2020 session resumes in January 2020.
  • The article provides a discussion of the most noteworthy changes enacted as part of the 2019-20 Executive Budget,  signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on April 12, 2019.

This article provides a comprehensive review of trusts & estates related legislative activity, specifically in New York, but the proposals often frame issues with which state legislatures across the country are now grappling.

Please see important disclosures at the end of the article.

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