March 18, 2021

New edition of ABA book focuses on estate planning in uncertain times

CHICAGO, March 18, 2021 – A new book from the American Bar Association, “Flexible Trusts and Estates for Uncertain Times, 7th Edition,” addresses how to navigate change and uncertainty that arise when a property owner plans for the disposition of his or her estate. Changes in laws, interpretations, procedures and circumstances as well as personal uncertainty due to births, deaths and unforeseen health concerns may make estate planning documents out-of-date. 

This new edition refines and expands the analysis that experienced practitioners have come to expect from this title and includes more than 150 sample forms and more than 20 complete wills, trusts and other instruments, with extensive analysis of the options for completing them.

About the author:

Jerold I. Horn, a member of the American Bar Association and the Illinois and Pennsylvania state bars, practices law in Peoria, Illinois. A graduate of Princeton University and Yale University Law School, he is a fellow and past president of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, a member of the American Law Institute and a former visiting adjunct professor at the University of Miami Law School. He has written numerous articles about estate planning, authored both editions of “Planning and Drafting for the Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax” (1994), co-authored many editions of “Drafting Wills and Trust Agreements” (1990) and lectured frequently at tax planning institutes and continuing education programs.

Title:                       Flexible Trusts and Estates for Uncertain Times, 7th Edition

Publisher:              ABA Publishing
Pages:                   1,050
Product Code:       1620802
ISBN:                     9781641058247
Size:                      7x10
Binding:                 Paperback and eBook
Price:                     $229.95
Orders:                  800-285-2221 or shopaba.org

Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an email to Francine Bennett-Beasley at Francine.Bennett@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Francine Bennett-Beasley, ABA Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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