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Changes in estate taxation

Congress has passed and sent to the President a new law making sweeping changes to estate taxation. Many of the changes are both welcome and needed. It remains to be seen whether the elimination of the estate tax and its ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: June 14, 2001

The Appellate Division, Fourth Department handed down its decisions on Friday, June 8. In criminal appeals, the court addressed whether a convicted defendant should be allowed to have DNA testing of evidence, the proper standard for evaluating a defense in ...

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Rochester Legal Briefs: June 13, 2001 (5290)

The Appellate Division, Fourth Department’s decisions included discussion of whether a separation agreement was so one-sided as to be unconscionable. In another appeal, whether a child’s acts constituted “emancipation” were reviewed. CIVIL DECISIONS Separation Agreement — Unconscionability Separation agreements, like ...

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