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Florida legislature grants courts the broad power to construe wills and trusts in the absence of a federal estate tax
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2010

The Florida legislature has amended 733.1051 of the Florida Probate Code and 736.04114 of the Florida Trust Code to grant Florida courts broad authority to determine and effect the TestatorSettlor's probable intent in employing a formula bequest, in the event such bequest does not function correctly due to the lack of a federal estate or generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax in 2010.


U.S. district court in Massachusetts rules Federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2010

On July 8, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued two decisions declaring Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) unconstitutional


Paul M. Hamburger
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Stacy H Barrow
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Albert W Gortz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Roberta K Chevlowe
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Fredric C Leffler
  • Proskauer Rose LLP


Allan H Weitzman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP