Trusts & Estates - Fraser Trebilcock

The New Age of the Joint Trust

When Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), it had a drastic effect on both the estate and gift tax laws and planning opportunities for many estate planners. ATRA increased the estate and gift tax exemption to […]

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Client Alert: New Guidance Related to Wellness Programs Released

Employers and plan sponsors that maintain wellness programs need to carefully review those programs to ensure compliance with various employment and benefit laws, including recently released guidance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) and Title I of Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)

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Major Changes to Michigan Nonprofit Laws

The laws governing Michigan nonprofit corporations recently got a major facelift, with changes that affect everything from director liability to dissolution to member voting. The revisions are quite extensive — and apparently caught many practitioners off guard. Public Acts 557, […]