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Articles From Mary D. Cascino

Managing Your Electronic Estate: The New Digital Assets Act

By Mary D. Cascino
November
2016
Article
Page 28
What happens to our password-protected online accounts when we die? A new Illinois law establishes the procedures that allow fiduciaries to get access to "digital assets."

Trusts & Trustees Act Modernized: Decanting and Directed Trusts

By Mary D. Cascino, Lyman W. Welch, and Susan T. Bart
November
2012
Article
Page 596
Effective January 1, the Act gives estate planners two powerful new tools. Find out what they can do for your clients.

Dynasty Trusts for Everyone

By Mary D. Cascino
August
2012
Column
Page 440
Dynasty trusts give even those of ordinary means a way to minimize estate taxes prospectively.

Get Ready for the New Illinois Power of Attorney Act

By Mary D. Cascino
November
2010
Article
Page 568
A sweeping rewrite of this important Act creates new statutory POA forms for healthcare and property that better protect principals, agents, and third parties. Here's what you need to know - and see the link to new statutory forms on page 569.

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