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Ron Aucutt's "Top Ten" Estate Planning And Estate Tax Developments Of 2015
In 1959, to consolidate their family businesses and make it easier to obtain financing, Michael ("Mickey") Redstone and his two sons, Sumner and Edward, formed National Amusements, Inc. (NAI).
United States
5 Jan 2016
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Recent Cases Of Interest To Fiduciaries - August 27, 2015
A Georgia Court of Appeals determined that a settlor validly amended her living trust through the execution of a durable power of attorney during her lifetime.
United States
3 Sep 2015
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North Carolina Changes Trust Code And Permits "Living Probate"
Living probate allows a petitioner, typically the testator of a Will, to file an action to have the Will declared valid.
United States
21 Aug 2015
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Recent Cases Of Interest To Fiduciaries - July 30, 2015
The trustee of a trust that owns an interest in a family limited liability company did not have a conflict of interest merely because he also owned an interest in the company individually.
United States
3 Aug 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Same-Sex Marriage To Be A Fundamental Right
The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015) on June 26, 2015.
United States
13 Jul 2015
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FMLA's Expanded Definition Of "Spouse" Now Effective In All States
In March 2015, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Nebraska succeeded in enjoining enforcement of a recent Department of Labor rule that extended federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections to same-sex spouses...
United States
8 Jul 2015
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Supreme Court Says Constitution Requires States To License Same-Sex Marriages
Justice Kennedy begins the majority opinion − joined by Justices Breyer, Kagan, Sotomayor and Ginsburg − by discussing the history of marriage and changes in various aspects of the structure of marriage that have "evolved over time."
United States
3 Jul 2015
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FMLA Modified To Protect Same-Sex Spouses Regardless Of State Of Residence
Among its many protections, the federal FMLA affords certain covered workers job-protected leave to care for a spouse who has a serious health condition.
United States
2 Mar 2015
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State Of The Union Surprise: President Targets Inherited Assets In Middle-Class Tax Reform
After the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many in the estate planning community thought that tax law dealing with estates and trusts was settled for some time.
United States
2 Feb 2015
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Ron Aucuttís "Top Ten" Estate Planning And Estate Tax Developments Of 2014
In an ever eagerly anticipated annual tradition, Ronald Aucutt, a McGuireWoods partner and co-chair of the firmís private wealth services group, has identified the following as the top ten estate planning and estate tax developments of 2014.
United States
5 Jan 2015
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Maryland Enacts New And Modified Trust Code
Recently, Maryland joined more than 25 other states and the District of Columbia in enacting its version of the Uniform Trust Code.
United States
25 Jun 2014
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Recent Cases Of Interest To Fiduciaries - June 2014
In the most recent installment of the McGuireWoods Fiduciary Advisory Services, developments in the law concerning various topics are examined.
United States
9 Jun 2014
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2014 State Death Tax Chart
This chart is maintained for the McGuireWoods LLP Website and is updated regularly.
United States
28 Mar 2014
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Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs) And Sales To Grantor Trusts
A grantor retained annuity trust or an installment sale to a grantor trust can be useful in transmitting wealth in a tax-efficient way.
United States
19 Mar 2014
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Portability Election Made Easier For Estates Of Decedents Who Died Before 2014
On January 27, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2014-18.
United States
3 Feb 2014
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Ron Aucuttís "Top Ten" Estate Planning and Estate Tax Developments of 2013
In what has become an ever eagerly anticipated annual tradition, Ronald Aucutt, a McGuireWoods partner and co-chair of the firmís private wealth services group, has identified the following as the top ten estate planning and estate tax developments of 2013
United States
2 Jan 2014
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North Carolina Ties Surviving Spousesí Rights To The Length Of The Marriage
In June the North Carolina General Assembly enacted and Governor McCrory signed into law a significant change to the North Carolina elective share, which affects the rights of a surviving spouse and will now be based solely on the length of the marriage between the decedent and the surviving spouse.
United States
25 Nov 2013
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Obergefell Adds New Dimension To Windsor, Perry Decisions For Same-Sex Couples
A reported decision from Ohio last week sets the stage for the continuing discussion about financial and tax planning for same-sex couples.
United States
6 Aug 2013
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Estate Planning Could Be Affected By Administrationís Budget Proposals
The Obama Administration has recently proposed ambitious spending and revenue changes, as it released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, and a number of proposed tax changes affecting estate planning have emerged.
United States
18 Apr 2013
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Recent Cases Of Interest To Fiduciaries - March 2013
A summary of the most recent fiduciary cases.
United States
7 Mar 2013
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