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What Every Matrimonial Attorney Should Know About the Latest Trusts & Estates Developments

Sharon Klein |
Wealth Planning

This article reprint was recently published in the NYSBA Family Law Section Journal and explores: Key estate-related considerations in pre-marital planning. In the event of separation and/or divorce, all estate planning documents, account titles, and beneficiary designations need to be reviewed. Trust decanting can be a powerful tool: Revising an otherwise irrevocable trust. With the


Tax Reform Made Simple?

Wilmington Trust |
Tax Reform

This Issues and Insights provides a summary of the new tax law and round-up of important highlights. There are still seven individual tax brackets, but the top rate was lowered from 39.6% to 37%. As expected, the new law nearly doubles the prior estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption, from $5,490,000 for individuals, or