2015 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

90 Connecticut Bar Journal (2016)

36 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2016

See all articles by Jeffrey A. Cooper

Jeffrey A. Cooper

Quinnipiac University School of Law

John R. Ivimey

Reid and Riege, P.C.

Katherine Coleman

Reid and Riege, P.C.

Date Written: July 15, 2016

Abstract

This Article provides a summary of recent developments affecting Connecticut estate planning and probate practice. Part I discusses 2015 legislative developments. Part II surveys selected 2015 case law relevant to the field.

Keywords: 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

JEL Classification: H20, H71, H72, K34

Suggested Citation

Cooper, Jeffrey A. and Ivimey, John R. and Coleman, Katherine, 2015 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law (July 15, 2016). 90 Connecticut Bar Journal (2016) . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2824459 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2824459

Jeffrey A. Cooper (Contact Author)

Quinnipiac University School of Law ( email )

275 Mt. Carmel Ave.
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United States
203-582-3731 (Phone)

John R. Ivimey

Reid and Riege, P.C. ( email )

One Financial Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
United States

Katherine Coleman

Reid and Riege, P.C. ( email )

One Financial Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
United States

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