Category Archives: Trusts & Estates

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Can Artwork Affect My Estate?

Posted in Trusts & Estates

A recent Tax Court case highlights some of the issues faced by estates that own valuable artwork and the need to account for artwork as part of estate planning and estate administration. Artwork is an important aspect of estate planning and administration because artwork can affect the estate’s overall value, and can result in substantial… Continue Reading

Parent’s Right to an Intestate Share of their Child if the Child was Forsaken by the Parent

Posted in Probate Litigation, Trusts & Estates

In the recent Appellate Division decision of In the Matter of the Estate of Michael Fisher, the Appellate Court reviewed whether the Appellant and father of the Decedent, Michael Fisher, would be entitled to an intestate share of his deceased son’s estate. The main issue before the Court was whether or not the Appellant had… Continue Reading

Ensure a Successful Estate Plan: “Prepare for Tomorrow by Acting Today”

Posted in Stark Events, Trusts & Estates

Stark & Stark Shareholder Robert F. Morris, member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Group, will be hosting the free seminar “Prepare for Tomorrow By Acting Today: Tips for Ensuring a Successful Estate Plan.” This seminar will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Stark & Stark’s Lawrenceville office,… Continue Reading