Trusts, Estates, Adopted Children, and Unintended Consequences

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

We've all had experiences where intentions and results are not always the same thing. Assuming good faith, laws sometimes have unintended consequences. Last year, legislation dealing with adopted children and trust instruments was passed that became known as Chapter 524 of the Acts of 2008. At the Boston Bar Association, warning bells went off among our Trusts and Estates Section. Read Entire Article.