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  Volume 35, Number 1, Summer 2009
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  • Ethical Challenges in Representing Families in Family Limited Partnerships
        Mary F. Radford
        p.2                                                                                          +cite        
        A comprehensive treatment of ethical issues arising out of a lawyer's representing a family entity and one or more other parties.
  • The UPC Addresses the Class-Gift and Intestacy Rights of Children of Assisted Reporduction Technologies
        Sheldon F. Kurtz and Lawrence W. Waggoner
        p.30                                                                                        +cite        
        The Uniform Probate Code comes into the 21st century with provisions designed to deal with assisted conception children.
  • The Letter of Wishes: Can We Influence Discretion in Discretionary Trusts?
        Alexander A. Bove, Jr.
        p.38                                                                                        +cite        
        How does a "letter," not part of the trust instrument, impact a Trustee's decisions regarding distributions?
  • Scylla and Charybdis Attack: Using Trusts for Medicaid Planning and Non-Medicaid Asset Protection
        Bradley E.S. Fogel
        p.45                                                                                        +cite        
        Medicaid planning and non-Medicaid asset protection are complex and sometimes mutually exclusive.
  • The ACTEC State Death Tax Chart—Still Going Strong After Seven Years
        Charles D. Fox, IV and Adam M. Damerow
        p.53                                                                                        +cite        
        The definitive state death tax chart with updates and insightful commentary.
  • Property Division at Divorce or Death for Married Couples Migrating Between Common Law and Community Property States
        Kenneth W. Kingma
        p.74                                                                                        +cite        
        A detailed exploration of property disposition issues that may be faced by a married couple when migrating from one state to another.
  • "Reallocating" Wealth after Christiansen: A Fresh Look at Formula Clauses
        Michael E. Morden
        p.97                                                                                        +cite        
        The author discusses the apparent judicial validation of defined value clauses.