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FLEXIBLE DISCLAIMER TRUSTS: A SYNOPSIS OF ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES

A disclaimer trust is a flexible estate planning tool which allows one spouse (“the first spouse”) to leave all of the first spouse’s assets outright to the surviving spouse, but allows the surviving … [Read more...]

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY OLD IRREVOCABLE TRUST WITHOUT TODAY’S BELLS & WHISTLES?

Many people set up an irrevocable trust decades ago and made gifts or sold assets to the trust in order to get life insurance and other appreciating assets out of their estates.  An irrevocable trust … [Read more...]

TEN BW LAWYERS ARE LISTED IN THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2023; PETER T. MOTT IS NAMED LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Brody Wilkinson PC is proud to announce that ten of the firm’s lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2023.  In addition, Peter T. Mott … [Read more...]

CHAMBERS HIGH NET WORTH GUIDE 2022 RECOGNIZES BW WITH SEVERAL RANKINGS

Brody Wilkinson PC is pleased to announce that the firm’s Trusts & Estates practice and principals Douglas R. Brown, David R. Hermenze and Peter T. Mott were recognized in the Chambers High Net … [Read more...]

BRODY WILKINSON PARTICIPATED IN THE FAIRFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNSET 5K

On Wednesday evening, July 20, members of Brody Wilkinson PC participated in the Fairfield Police Department Sunset 5K run, which raised money for the Fairfield Police Union Scholarship Fund and The … [Read more...]

THOMAS J. WALSH, JR. WAS A SPEAKER AT THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION BUSINESS LAW SECTION SPRING MEETING

Thomas J. Walsh, Jr. was a speaker at the American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Atlanta in March.  He was part of the panel “When Private Equity Meets the Family Owned … [Read more...]

2022 ESTATE PLANNING-RELATED TAX ADJUSTMENTS: WHAT TO KNOW

The IRS has released annual inflation adjustments for 2022.  These include increased gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax (“GST”) exemptions and annual gift tax exclusions.  The changes … [Read more...]

FAR-REACHING FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE CHANGES TAKE EFFECT IN CT

On January 1, 2022, significant changes to Connecticut’s family and medical leave statute became effective, providing enhanced benefits to eligible employees who require temporary leave from work.   … [Read more...]

THE USE OF LIFETIME DISCRETIONARY TRUSTS TO PROTECT FAMILY WEALTH FROM DIVORCE

Many clients are concerned about protecting their child’s inheritance if the child later divorces.  While prenuptial and postnuptial agreements may effectively waive rights to a spouse’s inheritance, … [Read more...]

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