Substantive Trust and Estate Information
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation is a nonprofit focused on providing trust, estate and tax learning for professionals, families and law students.
Our professional education and resources offer valuable information for lawyers and financial services professionals.
Our ACTEC Fellows help explain to families some of the basics of wills, estate planning, and guardianship.
Our commitment to funding legal education initiatives for law students, including the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
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There are many techniques that may discourage challenges to your client’s estate planning documents, including steps the planner should take/avoid taking to assure client’s wishes are followed.
9100 Relief for missed or mishandled tax elections is broader, more frequently needed, and thus a lot more useful than many estate planners realize.
There are many pitfalls when an estate plan or trust cross state lines. ACTEC Fellows offer things to consider when drafting a will.
The ACTEC Foundation is a nonprofit that offers education to families and professionals and supports students interested in the trust and estate area of the law.
Our mission is to support scholarships to improve the law and by encouraging life-long learning. Our Fellows engage through programs which serve the community.
Find out about our organization, strategies, programs, and accomplishments.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation was created in 1982 to support life-long learning in the areas of trust, estate, tax, and estate planning. Our Fellows are the best and brightest in the estate field, and generously share their expertise with the public.
Since 2008, nearly a million dollars in grants have been distributed.