Testamentary iPhone?

The Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia, has admitted to probate a document written on a iPhone before the owner committed suicide, finding that the document exists, states the testamentary intentions of the deceased, and was intended to be the decedent’s … Continue reading

Budget Proposals for 2016

According to a report of the Joint Committee on Taxation, President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget includes the following measures affecting estates and trusts: Restore the estate, gift, and generation-skipping exclusions and rates in effect in 2009 (i.e., $3,500,000 estate … Continue reading