Jeffrey A. Galant, Counsel in our Trust & Estates group, gives a fascinating review of Don DeLillo’s novel, Zero K. “We are born without choosing
Trusts & Estates Articles
When Prince died without a will, it raised a lot of questions about his estate. Meltzer Lippe’s Avi Kestenbaum discusses why people put off estate
Avi Z. Kestenbaum & Mary P. O’Reilly: “Stepping-Up” CLATS, a Win-Win for Beneficiaries and Charities “
In an article published in the January 12, 2016 issue of the LISI Charitable Planning Newsletter, Avi Z. Kestenbaum and Mary P. O’Reilly, both co-chairs
Watching Your Wealth: Meltzer Lippe’s Avi Kestenbaum joins Veronica Dagher with tips on how to talk to your parents about their estate plan. Click below
In an article published in Trusts & Estates, Avi Z. Kestenbaum, co-chair of Meltzer Lippe’s Trust & Estates practice group, reviews “Why the Buffet-Gates Giving
Laws are often unable to keep up with issues that arise from devloping bio-technology. This is especailly true for the advances in assisted reproductive technologies
While the process of estate planning should, by its very nature, include the contemplation of our mortality and personal legacy, it often doesn’t. In fact, despite modern society’s general fascination with death and affinity for all things macabre—like zombies and vampires—the personal estate-planning process and documents, such as wills, often are designed to avoid the direct mention of death.
Living and working in today’s age of instant gratification impacts us all in our personal lives and our professional worlds. Many of our clients expect instantaneous responses to their questions, immediate solutions to their concerns and have unrealistic expectations that the estate-planning process will consistently be smooth and the end results will be excellent.