Blog: Trusts and Estates

The Season of Giving Is Just Around the Corner… Or Not? Making Charitable Gifts with an Increased Standard Deduction


In Trusts and Estates | On August 22, 2018

An important feature of the 2017 Tax Act is the increase in the standard deduction, a change that will have a far-reaching effect on charitable giving. Charities remind us that gifts to them are tax-deductible – but in practice, there is no tax deduction unless the donor has itemized deductions exceeding the standard deduction.  The […]

Delaware Attachment Law Reinforces Asset Protection


In Trusts and Estates | On April 9, 2018

Trisha Hall contributed an article titled “Delaware Attachment Law Reinforces Asset Protection” to the April 2018 issue of Estate Planning , a Thomson Reuters publication. The article spotlights the fortitude of Delaware’s asset protection.  Click here to read the article.

Rethinking Delaware’s Tax Structure


In Trusts and Estates | On March 16, 2018

Chuck Durante contributed an article titled “Rethinking Delaware’s Tax Structure” to the Winter issue of Delaware Lawyer, the Delaware Bar Foundation magazine. Chuck affords the reader historical tax background, state comparatives and ultimately, a story that makes you rethink the topic of Delaware taxes. Click here to read the article.  

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