Trusts

The Life Insurance Expert’s Guide to TOLI Trustees An interview with Michael Brohawn

Topics: Estate planning, Life Insurance, Sales Strategies, TOLI, Trusts

Curated for you by Finseca Staff and Michael Brohawn CFP® CLU® CAP® of Your Life Insurance Solution. Various forms of trusts and trust owned life insurance are standard estate planning tools, but according to TOLI expert Michael Brohawn CFP® CLU® CAP® roughly 80% of those trusts, and the life insurance held within, are administered by...

Harnessing the Pandemic Pandemonium: Focus on Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts

Topics: Estate planning, Trusts

The WRMarketplace is created exclusively for AALU members by experts at Baker Hostetler LLP and the AALU staff, led by Jonathan M. Forster, Partner, Rebecca S. Manicone, Partner, and Carmela T. Montesano, Partner. WR Marketplace #20-07 was written by Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel; Michael P. Vito, Counsel; and Jonathan A. Schwartz, Associate of Baker &...

Watch Your Step: Fiduciary Pitfalls for Trustees of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Topics: Fiduciary, ILIT, Irrevocable trusts, Trusts

This WRMarketplace was created exclusively for AALU members by experts at Troutman Sanders and the AALU staff. WR Marketplace #19-14 was written by Michael P. Vito, Counsel, and Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel, Baker & Hostetler LLP. The AALU WR Newswire and WR Marketplace are published by the AALU as part of the Essential Wisdom Series,...

Supreme Court – Beneficiary Residency Alone Is Insufficient Basis for State Trust Taxation.

Topics: Estate planning, Grantor trusts, Trusts

The WRMarketplace is created exclusively for AALU members by experts at Baker Hostetler LLP and the AALU staff, led by Jonathan M. Forster, Partner, Rebecca S. Manicone, Partner, and Carmela T. Montesano, Partner. WR Marketplace #19-13 was written by Jonathan A. Schwartz, Associate, and Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel, Baker & Hostetler LLP. The AALU…

Out with the Old, In with the New – Revitalizing or Unwinding Existing ILITs.

Topics: Estate planning, Trusts

The WRMarketplace is created exclusively for AALU members by experts at Baker Hostetler LLP and the AALU staff, led by Jonathan M. Forster, Partner, Rebecca S. Manicone, Partner, and Carmela T. Montesano, Partner. WR Marketplace #19-09 was written by Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel, Baker Hostetler LLP. The AALU WR Newswire and WR Marketplace are published...

Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts (SLATs) and Divorce – What You Don’t Know….

Topics: Estate planning, Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts, Trusts

The SLAT, a lifetime irrevocable trust created for the benefit of the donor’s spouse, arguably allows the donor to indirectly benefit from the trust assets (through distributions to the spouse) should the need arise. A subsequent divorce, however, typically results in the loss of this indirect benefit for the donor, although he or she may…

A Few Select Insights from the 2019 Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.

Topics: Estate planning, Estate tax, GST, Nongrantor trusts, Trusts

The WRMarketplace is created exclusively for AALU members by experts at Baker Hostetler LLP and the AALU staff, led by Jonathan M. Forster, Partner, Rebecca S. Manicone, Partner, and Carmela T. Montesano, Partner. WR Marketplace #19-05 was written by Jennifer M. Smith, Counsel, Baker Hostetler LLP. The AALU WR Newswire and WR Marketplace are published…