Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Estate Planning

Taking charge By Anna Fridman Women and the Law, March 2012 It frequently appears that the male spouses tend to be more heavily involved in the estate planning process; women sometimes take the supporting role and defer to their significant others to make the “right choices.” But it is important to have the conversation about your ultimate vision and make sure that your voice is heard and captured in the estate plan. 
Philanthropic estate planning using community foundations By Dennis J. Jacknewitz Trusts and Estates, September 2011 A look at what constitutes a community foundation, how it differs from a private foundation, and how an attorney can utilize community foundations for particular client charitable needs.
Convenience accounts—A necessary addition to your estate plan checklist? By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, June 2010 A convenience account could be a valuable tool in developing a comprehensive plan for the parents who are not sure they want to let go of everything just yet.