Jeffrey A. Cooper

Quinnipiac University School of Law

Professor of Law

275 Mt. Carmel Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Ghosts of 1932: The Lost History of Estate and Gift Taxation

Florida Tax Review, Vol. 9, No. 10, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 849 (19,127)

Abstract:

estate tax, gift tax, tax history, 1932, Ramseyer, Hoover, tax policy

2.

Empty Promises: Settlor's Intent, the Uniform Trust Code, and the Future of Trust Investment Law

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2010
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 578 (29,380)

Abstract:

Uniform Trust Code, UTC, settlor's intent, trust investment management, interpretation, prudent investor, UPIA, benefit the beneficiaries

3.

A Lapse in Judgment: Ruotolo v. Tietjen and Interpretation of Connecticut's Anti-Lapse Statute

Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal, Vol. 20, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 May 2007
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 476 (44,779)
Citation 1

Abstract:

lapse, anti-lapse, bequest, devise, predeceased, testator, Connecticut, estate, will, Ruotolo, Tietjen

4.

2009 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 84, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2011
John R. Ivimey and Jeffrey A. Cooper
Reid and Riege, P.C. and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 457 (48,345)

Abstract:

Connecticut, estate, probate, trusts, developments, recent, legislation, pet trusts, estate tax, probate litigation, probate procedure

5.

Time for Permanent Estate Tax Reform

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2014
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 418 (51,029)

Abstract:

estate tax, gift tax, state death tax credit, EGTRRA, Obama, Congress, state estate tax, tax policy, wealth transfer

6.

2011 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 86, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Jeffrey A. Cooper and John R. Ivimey
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 398 (55,778)

Abstract:

2011 legislation, trust law, undue influence, estate law, wills, connecticut, probate practice, probate procedure, probate courts, connecticut probate

7.

2008 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 83, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Jeffrey A. Cooper and John R. Ivimey
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 389 (58,507)

Abstract:

connecticut estate tax, decoupling, estate planning, tax policy, tax planning

8.

Speak Clearly and Listen Well: Negating the Duty to Diversify Trust Investments

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2007
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 385 (57,817)

Abstract:

diversification, portfolio, fiduciary, trust, investment, management, Wood, Dumont, Rowe, Janes, Saxton, UPIA, prudent, default, modern portfolio theory, MPT

9.

2007 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 82, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
John R. Ivimey and Jeffrey A. Cooper
Reid and Riege, P.C. and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 375 (60,099)

Abstract:

connecticut, estate, probate, trusts, developments, recent

10.

2013 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

88 Connecticut Bar Journal, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Jeffrey A. Cooper and John R. Ivimey
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 361 (60,459)

Abstract:

2013 legislation, recent developments, statutory interpretation, estate tax, connecticut, pet trusts, probate, wills, trusts, estates, probate procedure, prudent investor, pet trusts, conservatorships, guardians, connecticut

11.

2010 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 85, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Jeffrey A. Cooper and John R. Ivimey
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 352 (66,362)

Abstract:

2010 legislation, trust law, undue influence, estate law, wills, connecticut, probate practice, probate procedure, probate courts, connecticut probate

12.

Interstate Competition and State Death Taxes: A Modern Crisis in Historical Perspective

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 May 2006
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 329 (69,615)
Citation 3

Abstract:

state taxation, death taxes, estate taxes, interstate competition, tax history

13.

2012 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

87 Connecticut Bar Journal, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
John R. Ivimey and Jeffrey A. Cooper
Reid and Riege, P.C. and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 328 (68,385)

Abstract:

2012 legislation, statutory interpretation, estate tax, connecticut, probate, wills, trusts, estates, probate procedure

14.

2014 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

89 Connecticut Bar Journal (2015)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Jeffrey A. Cooper and John R. Ivimey
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 225 (67,021)

Abstract:

estate planning, update, recent developments, probate, Connecticut, statutory interpretation, legislation, probate litigation, undue influence, will contests, probate

15.

Shades of Gray: Applying the Benefit-the-Beneficiaries Rule to Trust Investment Directives

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 2383, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2011
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 219 (104,452)

Abstract:

Uniform Trust Code, UTC, settlor's intent, trust investment management, interpretation, prudent investor, prudence, UPIA, benefit the beneficiaries, dead hand, Langbein, Cooper

16.

Lessons of 1932

Estate Planning Studies, July 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 60 (281,700)

Abstract:

Estate Tax, Gift Tax, Tax History, Legal History, 1932, Ramseyer, Hoover, Tax Policy

17.

2015 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

90 Connecticut Bar Journal (2016)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Jeffrey A. Cooper, John R. Ivimey and Katherine E. Coleman
Quinnipiac University School of Law, Reid and Riege, P.C. and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 0 (241,201)

Abstract:

Estate Planning, Update, Recent Developments, Probate, Connecticut, Marital Deduction, Estate Tax, State Tax Policy, QTIP, Elective Share, Statutory Interpretation, Legislation, Probate Litigation, Undue Influence, Will Contests, Probate

18.

Marching Off a Cliff

Trusts & Estates, Vol. 145, No. 10, p. 56, 2006
Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law

Abstract:

state estate taxes, death taxes, estate tax, Florida, interstate competition

19.

State Estate Taxes after Egtrra: A Long Day's Journey into Night

Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal, Vol. 17, p. 317, 2004
Posted: 11 May 2006
Jeffrey A. Cooper, John R. Ivimey and Donna D. Vincenti
Quinnipiac University School of Law, Reid and Riege, P.C. and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

EGTRRA, state estate taxes, decoupling, death taxes

20.

Wrestling with Decoupling

Trusts & Estates, Vol. 145, No. 2, February 2006
Posted: 10 May 2006
Jeffrey A. Cooper
Quinnipiac University School of Law

Abstract:

EGTRRA, decoupling, state estate tax, domicile, estate planning