By: David A. Bamdad & Christopher J. Clarke
Trusts & Estates Articles
New estate-planning attorneys may see the practice differently from those who’ve been out a while. Here are the perspectives of one recently admitted attorney (Joy
Rapid everyday advances in technology, medicine and commerce will continue to affect federal and state laws, family dynamics and the way we must practice to keep up with all
Avi Z. Kestenbaum shares his thoughts on accomplishing a complex mission.
Avi Z. Kestenbaum and Jason J. Smith address practical and ethical considerations.
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Article: “Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts: Past, Present, and Future,” 51 Real Prop. & Est. L.J. 321 (2016)
This interesting article is a good read for all trusts and estates would-be scholars, from law students to practicing attorneys, as it hits the heart of what’s a
“Separation is very important,” Kestenbaum said. “Don’t tie these people together. Utilize neutral persons in roles if there is a concern with disputes. If there are multiple parties involved with competing interests, then perhaps a neutral party should be the one overseeing the estate. And if it’s not a neutral party, put it in dispute resolution. So if there is an argument or a dispute, there could be provisions in the documents to decide how the disputes are resolved.”