Courts greatly appreciate when parties settle their disputes by agreement. Settlements alleviate the courts of the burden of overwhelming caseloads, and further the public policy of encouraging parties to order their affairs by contract rather than relying on statute and common law. As the Surrogate’s Court recently reiterated in Matter of Eckert, “stipulations of
In our latest entry, Lou Vlahos continues his discussion of tax considerations in connection wtih probate contests, addressing potential consequences of a settlement on marital and charitable deductions, and gift and income taxes.
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In our latest entry, Lou Vlahos provides an informative summary of estate tax issues that arise in the context of a probate contest.
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