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6 Oct 2017, 7:23 am by Ilene Cooper
The fiduciary who thinks a receipt and release is the answer to all future claims for an accounting and liability may have a surprise in store. [read post]
9 Jun 2017, 12:08 pm by Ilene Cooper
While most decisions rendered by the Surrogate’s Court result from an affirmative request for relief, occasionally the court will address an issue on its own motion when justice or the exercise of its inherent or statutory power requires. [read post]
19 Apr 2021, 6:16 am by Ilene Cooper
When thinking of the Surrogate’s Court, jurisdiction over eviction proceedings does not normally come to mind. [read post]
9 Jun 2017, 12:08 pm by Ilene Cooper
While most decisions rendered by the Surrogate’s Court result from an affirmative request for relief, occasionally the court will address an issue on its own motion when justice or the exercise of its inherent or statutory power requires. [read post]
23 Nov 2009, 12:41 am
" Trusts and Estates Update Monday, November 23, 2009 By Ilene Sherwyn Cooper " Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, a partner with Farrell Fritz, writes that the Appellate Division has provided significant direction to Surrogate's Court practitioners this past year, holding that a petitioner had forfeited her interest in a trust containing an in terrorem clause, which prohibited any beneficiary from contesting the trust or any of its provisions, when that… [read post]
19 May 2008, 1:00 am
" Trusts and Estates UpdateMonday, May 19, 2008By Ilene Sherwyn Cooper" Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, a partner at Farrell Fritz PC, reviews recent Surrogate's Court and appellate opinions on powers of attorney, exoneration clauses, and accountability that provide cautionary instruction to fiduciaries in the fulfillment of their role, along with recent decisions warning counsel in regard to their ethical duties and sanctions, designed to curb… [read post]
13 Jul 2009, 12:53 am
" Trusts and Estates Update Monday, July 13, 2009 By Ilene Sherwyn Cooper "Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, a partner with Farrell Fritz, writes: While the spring and summer months have seen a multitude of decisions from the Surrogate's Courts relevant to trusts and estates, the Supreme and Appellate courts have also rendered opinions of interest to practitioners in the field. [read post]
20 Jan 2017, 7:58 am by Ilene Cooper
Powers of attorney and trust instruments have each been the subject of many an estate plan. [read post]
20 Jan 2017, 7:58 am by Ilene Cooper
Powers of attorney and trust instruments have each been the subject of many an estate plan. [read post]
23 Jan 2019, 6:15 am by Ilene Cooper
Pursuant to the provisions of EPTL 5-1.1-A, every surviving spouse of a domiciliary decedent is entitled to a statutory right of election. [read post]
13 May 2022, 6:36 am by Ilene Cooper
The recent opinion by the Appellate Division, Third Department, in In re Strom Irrevocable Trust III, 2022 NY Slip Op 01356, provides a cautionary tale to estate litigators who conduct SCPA 1404 examinations in the face of a trust instrument’s in terrorem clause. [read post]
10 Aug 2009, 7:28 am by Ilene Cooper
As discussed in my article in the New York Law Journal several years ago, often-times the outcome of such a application hinges upon a determination of whether the beneficiary holds a life estate in the premises or simply a right of occupancy or other lesser interest (see Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, The Meaning of a Life Estate and Other Decisions of Interest, NYLJ, Nov. 10, 2005, at p.3). [read post]
28 Jan 2009, 11:45 am
Author’s Note: For a more in-depth discussion of the foregoing decisions, refer to the New York Law Journal, Trusts and Estates Update, by Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, Esq., dated November 17, 2008, p. 3 and New York Law Journal, Trusts and Estates Update, by Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, Esq., dated July 14, 2008, p.3. [read post]
19 Mar 2009, 11:46 am
Author’s Note: For a more in-depth discussion of the foregoing decisions, refer to the New York Law Journal, Trusts and Estates Update, by Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, Esq., dated January 12, 2009, p.3, the New York Law Journal, Trusts and Estates Update, dated November 17, 2008, p. 3 and New York Law Journal, Trusts and Estates Update, by Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, Esq., dated July 14, 2008, p.3. [read post]
22 May 2007, 6:24 am
" Trusts and Estates UpdateThursday, May 17, 2007By Ilene Sherwyn Cooper"Ilene Sherwyn Cooper, a partner with Farrell Fritz, writes that the willingness of surrogates to grant summary judgment in probate proceedings has continued, as reflected in recent opinions, and decisions of interest have been rendered pertaining to the issue of standing in discovery proceedings, and witness-beneficiaries under a propounded will. [read post]
24 Jan 2017, 4:30 am by Tom Kosakowski
Working with Groups: An Interactive Exercise (Level: Fundamental; Sector: All), Linda Brothers & Tyler Smith, Associate Ombudsmen, Office of the Ombudsman, Center for Cooperative Resolution National Institutes of Health29. [read post]
12 Dec 2010, 11:44 pm by Sam E. Antar
Just last week, I told Ilene, Phil’s Stock World editor and Seeking Alpha contributor, that Green Mountain was “concerned about the SEC inquiry and that the company is far from being out of the woods. [read post]
30 Jan 2007, 5:12 am
.   Trusts and Estates UpdateThursday, January 25, 2007By Ilene Sherwyn CooperIlene Sherwyn Cooper, a partner with Farrell Fritz, analyzes recent opinions regarding such matters as contested probate proceedings, accounting proceedings and construction proceedings.   Second Circuit ReviewWednesday, January 24, 2007By Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. [read post]
23 Oct 2009, 6:11 am by Sheppard Mullin
” This hearing featured testimony from Ilene Knable Gotts, Esq., Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law; Dr. [read post]
12 Oct 2009, 6:12 am
In 1999 Brazil and Unites States signed a bilateral agreement to promote cooperation between their antitrust authorities, including technical cooperation, in the enforcement of their antitrust laws. [read post]