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Creating and Maintaining Flexibility in Wills and Trusts

The principal objective when drafting wills or trust agreements is to best effectuate the intent of the settlor or testator, while at the same time ensuring that the most advantageous tax and legal objectives are met. Since the will may … Continue reading

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Tax and Non-Tax Issues Involving Irrevocable Trusts

View Article in PDF in Tax News & Comment — October 2012 TAX AND NON-TAX ISSUES INVOLVING IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS I.    Introduction Prior to the Statute of Wills, enacted by Parliament in 1540, it was impossible for a landowner to devise … Continue reading

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