Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Law (page 1040) /

Law

Estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax changes

The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (the Act) made substantial changes to the transfer tax system that includes estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes. In 2002, the Act reduces the highest transfer tax rate from 55 percent ...

Read More »

Estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax changes (8527)

The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (the Act) made substantial changes to the transfer tax system that includes estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes. In 2002, the Act reduces the highest transfer tax rate from 55 percent ...

Read More »

Monroe County Surrogate's Court bars personal checks as fee payment (9957)

Monroe County Surrogate’s Court no longer accepts personal checks as payment for any fee in proceedings other than voluntary administrations. Cash, attorney operating and trust account checks, court appointed fiduciary account checks, bank drafts, and postal or bank money orders ...

Read More »

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP to host financial planning seminar

On Thursday, October 25, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP will hold a seminar titled “Estate Planning Update” geared towards accountants, bankers, and financial planners. The program will be held at the Holiday Inn Holidome on Jefferson Road from 8 a.m. to ...

Read More »

Rochester Legal Briefs October 18, 2001 (9947)

Among the September 2001 criminal decisions handed down by the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, the issue of admissibility of a statement taken in violation of Miranda was discussed. In a lengthy opinion on identification evidence, Justice L. Paul Kehoe upheld ...

Read More »

American Bar Assn. offers convenient no-cost teleconference seminars for members

Each month, the American Bar Association offers members and associates the ABA Connection, a convenient No-Cost teleconference seminar on hot topics making the news in the ABA. ABA Connection Schedule October 18 — Arbitration in Employment Disputes November 14 — ...

Read More »

NY Court of Appeals lists Sept. 21-17, 2001 filings (9949)

A list of appeals with short title, jurisdictional predicate, subject matter and key issues is prepared each week and filed with the New York State Court of Appeals. Some of these filed appeals may never reach decision on the merits ...

Read More »

City of Rochester found not responsible for injuries woman suffered tripping on raised paving stone (8524)

Does case law that states municipalities cannot be liable for rational sidewalk design decisions be applied to matters of construction≠ This was one of the arguments posed by the plaintiff in a case before New York State Supreme Court Judge ...

Read More »

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP to host financial planning seminar (9946)

On Thursday, October 25, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP will hold a seminar titled “Estate Planning Update” geared towards accountants, bankers, and financial planners. The program will be held at the Holiday Inn Holidome on Jefferson Road from 8 a.m. to ...

Read More »