Understand how to plan and manage your digital assets such as photos, email accounts and passwords during life and in your estate documents.
An overview of the new Illinois Trust Code, which is based on the Uniform Trust Code, by a veteran member of the task force.
A review of ACTEC’s report provided to the US government on proposals to tax the deemed realization of gain on gratuitous transfers of appreciated property.
A deep dive into the benefits and concerns of Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones proposed regulations.
Understand the impacts of the SECURE Act and how it may affect non-spouse beneficiaries of retirement accounts.
ACTEC Fellows discuss 5 reasons why you may want to update your Will and Estate Plan, such as after a move or divorce, when your children have grown or have substance abuse problems, or if you own a business.
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act had an enormous impact on existing trusts after divorce. Understand the impact and learn about ACTEC’s comments to the government and solutions to consider.
How do charitable pledges work for both the donor and charity? Learn the basics in this podcast from trust and estate experts.
An introduction to Individual Donor Advised Funds, the rules and advantages when compared to a private foundation.
What’s the best way to leave assets to minor children? Should children receive equal assets? What’s a Pot Trust? These and other questions are answered by estate planning advisors.
Understand how Charitable Gift Annuities, CGA, can be structured with predictable and/or flexible payment streams.
ACTEC Fellow Bob Temmerman is riding a bike from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA, to raise awareness and funds for The ACTEC Foundation.
A Charitable Gift Annuity is a simple and cost effective estate planning tool that benefits charities and donors during their lifetime. Learn more from an expert on the subject.
The ACTEC Foundation is pleased to introduce the Class of 2019-2021 class of Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders.
An overview of Charitable Lead Trusts including CLAT, CLUT, Grantor and Nongrantor Trusts from an estate expert.
Overview of Charitable Remainder Trusts, CRT, including CRAT, CRUT, Split-Interest Trusts and answers to frequently asked questions on the topic.
2019 winners of the annual, legal writing competition to encourage law students to create scholarly works in the area of trusts and estates.
Complying with regulatory restrictions of private foundations can be confusing. Understand the issues that may arise and how to avoid excise taxes from an expert on the subject.
Selecting an executor or trustee to oversee your will or trust requires careful consideration. Learn about this topic from professionals in trusts and estates.
A primer on creating a charitable private foundation, federal tax rules, state laws and required corporate documents.
What you need to know regarding income tax charitable deductions for individuals following the 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act from an estate planning expert.
Overview of the fundamentals of basic charitable giving including income tax, the estate and gift tax, and donating to a foreign charity.
Understand what estate planning documents are impacted by a divorce from lawyers with expertise in estate planning in this short video.
Learn what lawyers and society can do to protect an older adult’s independence and reduce stereotypes – especially women – from elder financial abuse.