BBA Event Recap: How Parents Can Divorce-Proof Their Children’s Inheritance

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Program Date:  Friday, September 8, 2017

Speakers: Joshua S. Miller of CIBC Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management and Caroline Spillane Sacks of Ropes & Gray LLP

Program Chairs:  David L. Silvian of Day Pitney LLP and Heidi A. Seely of Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, co-Chairs of the Estate Planning Committee.

Materials:  To view the program materials, click here.

Summary of Program Topic:  The program provided an overview of considerations for an estate planner to protect a client’s assets in the event of a child’s divorce.  The panelists provided practice tips, discuss M.G.L. chapter 208 § 34 and Vaughan affidavits, and highlighted some considerations for practitioners in light of the recent SJC decisions Pfannenstiehl v. Pfannenstiehl and Ferri v. Powell-Ferri.