Tag: Trusts

Estate Tax Exemptions for 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Hancock Estabrook Trusts & Estates Practice recently prepared an alert outlining the Federal and New York State estate tax exemption details for 2016. Read More

Pets and Pinot Noir – Using Trusts for Prized Possessions

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Trusts are not just for the super wealthy. They can be used for many purposes including caring for certain types of unusual personal property. Read More

New Gift and Estate Tax Exemption Levels for 2014

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Today's rapidly changing estates and trusts laws have made retirement planning and asset preservation more complicated. Individuals, families and businesses have to find their way through a series of complex statutes and regulations in order to figure out the best way to transfer assets from generation to generation. We are pleased to welcome you to the "Hancock Estabrook Trusts & Estates Law Blog," which will provide information on new and interesting developments in the law on topics such as construction of wills and trusts, taxes, inheritance rights and more. The most recent news is that on October 31, 2013, the IRS announced new gift and estate tax exemption levels for 2014. Read More