Probate & Property Magazine: January/February 2010, Volume 24, Number 1

Real Property|Trust & Estate

And the Winners Are...

The editors of Probate & Property are pleased to announce the winners of the magazine’s 2009 Excellence in Writing Awards:

BEST PRACTICAL USE ARTICLES
Real Property

Negotiating Common Area Maintenance Costs
By Marc E. Betesh and Nancy M. David (May/June)

Trust & Estate

Estate Planning and Retirement Benefits—An Approach Toward Simplification,
Part 1
(July/August) and Part 2 (September/October)
By Edward V. Atnally

Estate Planning with Retirement Benefits for a Special Needs Child:
Part 1—Understanding Retirement Plan Distribution Rules
(July/August)
Part 2—Trusts as Beneficiaries of Retirement Plan Benefits (September/October)
By Sebastian V. Grassi Jr. and Nancy H. Welber

Estate Planning for a Family with a Special Needs Child
By Sebastian V. Grassi Jr. (July/August)

BEST CUTTING EDGE ARTICLES

Real Property

Wind Power: Developing Real Property for a Wind Project
By Kathleen K. Law (July/August)

Trust & Estate

Navigating the Trustee’s Duty to Disclose
By Dana G. Fitzsimons Jr . (January /February)

BEST OVERALL ARTICLES

Real Property

Management and Governance of Real Estate Joint Ventures:
Avoiding Surprises and Resolving Conflict in Tough Times
By Richard R. Spore III (September/October)

Trust & Estate

Tax Return Preparer Penalties: The New Rules of Code § 6694,
Part 1
(July/August) and Part 2 (September/October)
By Brian C. Bernhardt

DON’T FORGET . . .

All articles published in Probate & Property during the current year will be eligible for the 2010 Excellence in Writing Awards. Any author interested in submitting an article should contact either Tom Featherston or Brent Shaffer at the addresses listed on page 3.
The magazine’s “Memorandum for Authors” is on the inside back cover of this issue.

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