Current Developments in Estate Planning and Business Law: June 2022

By WealthCounsel Staff on Jun 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

monthly-recap (1)

From the unenforceability of arbitration clauses in trusts to the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act to small businesses, we have recently seen significant developments in estate planning and business law. To ensure that you stay abreast of these legal changes, we have highlighted some noteworthy developments and analyzed how they may impact your estate planning and business law practice.

Continue Reading

Current Developments in Estate Planning and Business Law: May 2022

By WealthCounsel Staff on May 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM

monthly-recap (1)

From new anti-clawback proposed regulations to pay transparency statutes, we have recently seen significant developments in estate planning and business law. To ensure that you stay abreast of these legal changes, we have highlighted some noteworthy developments and analyzed how they may impact your estate planning and business law practice.

Continue Reading

Trust Decanting: Top State Jurisdictions for 2022

By WealthCounsel Staff on May 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Trust Decanting in 2022

While there are many ways to change the terms of an irrevocable trust, decanting proves to be one of the most effective methods. An irrevocable trust does not necessarily mean that it is unchangeable, as the terms can be altered after it is poured (decanted like a bottle of wine) into a new trust. Trust decanting is a useful tool for estate planning attorneys who are striving to make a trust better fit the needs of the client. The authority to decant a trust can be included in the original trust, or it can stem from the decanting statutes in more than thirty states. 

Continue Reading