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Move to Florida, Home in Florida, or Snowbird: What Estate Planning Attorneys Need to Know
If you have moved, or are considering moving to Florida, have or are buying a second home in Florida, there are important implications of Florida law and planning that should be considered. This CLE presentation will explore a wide range of Florida legal and planning considerations, including: who can be a personal representative of a Floridian’s estate? FL has valuable homestead protection. What is that and how might you take advantage of it? What language might you add to a revocable... More Info$751.5Law & Legal Proc.
Estate Planning: Common Issues; Practical Answers
Every practitioner in every discipline has heard this complaint about a grantor trust and likely we will all hear more of it. Grantor trusts have become the foundation of most modern estate plans. One of the many “benefits” of grantor trusts is that the settlor creating the trust pays the income tax on income earned inside the trust. That is a great way to accelerate the growth of trust assets, and continue to reduce the creator’s estate. But, as with so many things, too much of a “goo... More Info$501Law & Legal Proc.
Legal Issues for Growing Cannabis at Home
Cannabis was legalized in New York under the Marijuana Regulation and Tax Act. During the tense negotiations and against the lobbying of trade groups such as the New York Medical Cannabis Industry, cannabis advocates fought for the inclusion of home cultivation in the new law. To our astonishment, we received word on March 30 that we had prevailed, and homegrown was included in the final version of the bill. In the mad rush for money that has since taken over the cannabis industry, hom... More Info$501Law & Legal Proc.
New Marijuana Legislation & Vehicular Search & Seizures: Lingering Odor Of Marijuana as Probable Cause & Residue
This course is intended to provide tools with which criminal defense attorneys can, under the New NYS Marijuana Legislation, the “Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act", utilize from its new search and seizure protections regarding alleged odor of marijuana as alleged probable cause to conduct a vehicle search. We will focus particularly on the recent case of In the Matter of POLICE DEPARTMENT v. XAVIER J. WILLIAMS; Joan R. Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, which retroactively applied... More Info$501Law & Legal Proc.
Complexities of Acquiring Control: Where the Fed’s Control Rule Meets Other Regulatory Definitions
The Federal Reserve finalized revisions to its approach for determining whether one company has control over another for purposes of the Bank Holding Company Act and the Home Owners’ Loan Act, as amended. While in many respects the final rule codified the Fed’s existing control standards, it also introduced new concepts and raised critical questions about the industry should implement the rule in practice. Over the last two years the industry has grappled with how to apply these revisi... More Info$751.5Law & Legal Proc.
What You Need to Know About Drafting and Funding the ILIT
The great majority of current trustees responsible for your clients’ Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts are their eldest sons and daughters acting as unskilled/amateur trustees. For the most part they are not aware of various opportunities and strategies available to them, nor are they aware of the responsibility and fiduciary liability they’ve assumed for the maintenance of their trust’s life insurance coverage. In the near future, trust planning & trustee guidance will become even mor... More Info$501Law & Legal Proc.
The Secure ACT: Five Key Considerations
This CLE course will focus on five key considerations of the SECURE Act and how this law may affect your financial plan as an attorney. Some of the topics we will cover include: The new age requirements for RMDs Distribution options for beneficiaries Age limitations on traditional IRAs Flexibility around 529 plans Changes to rules around retirement distributions for births and adoptions More Info$501Law & Legal Proc.
Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo
The #MeToo movement has been a transformational groundswell that rolled out from breaking news several years ago. The bombshell exposé published by The New York Times brought to light decades of sexual harassment, discrimination and abuse by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, launched the movement and has led to dramatic social and legal change. Following the Weinstein exposé, #MeToo roared across social media platforms, onto the streets and into the courtrooms, as countless individuals share... More Info$1002Law & Legal Proc.
Citizenship and Residence: Prerequisites to Extra Territorial Taxation
An examination of the various (jurisdictional) bases for imposing tax on the extra-territorial income of persons with an emphasis on natural persons; the meanings ascribed to the various different bases under the Code, some State statutes, some countries; residence status for tax treaty purposes; dual residence; acquisition of status and planning therefor; relinquishment of status and planning therefor; expatriation meaning and departure tax enforceability and planning. The syllabus wi... More Info$751.5Law & Legal Proc.
Long Term Care Ins and Outs: Elder Law Update
Unexpected, unreimbursed long-term care expenses, be they for cognitive or physical impairments, can have catastrophic effects on a client's personal life, as well as the lifestyle of their spouse and family. Arrangements that clients make or don't make while they are younger and healthy will determine the quality of their lives & their families lives going forward. This CLE course will discuss what you and your clients need to know about Traditional & the new Combo/Linked insurance pla... More Info$751.5Law & Legal Proc.