Alphabet Soup for Aspiring Estate Planners: Why so many acronyms, and what do they all mean?

Mary Akkerman
Mary Akkerman | Partner, Davenport Evans Lawyers

Mary practices in estate planning, including dynasty trusts, domestic asset protection trusts, estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, business and tax planning, estate and gift tax planning, tax appeals, and related litigation.

On-Demand: May 10, 2022

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Program Summary

Join myLawCLE for a discussion deciphering the meaning behind POAs, HCDs, LPAs, GPAs, GST (or is it GSTT?), GRATs, CLATs, CLUTs, SLATs, DINGs, CRUTs, IDITs, BDITs, QPRTs, QDOTs, QTIPs, and more.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Planning for incapacity
  • What is a Power of Appointment, and why would I want to include one?
  • The basic estate plan
  • Charitable Planning
  • Sophisticated Irrevocable Trusts
  • Marital Deduction Planning
  • Other acronyms

Date / Time: May 10, 2022

  • 4:00 pm – 6:10 pm Eastern
  • 3:00 pm – 5:10 pm Central
  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Mountain
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Pacific

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Speakers

Mary Akkerman_Davenport_Evans_Hurwitz & Smith LLP_myLawCLEMary Akkerman | Partner, Davenport Evans Lawyers

Mary practices in estate planning, including dynasty trusts, domestic asset protection trusts, estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, business and tax planning, estate and gift tax planning, tax appeals, and related litigation. She is skilled at establishing public and private trust companies in South Dakota and regularly works with U.S. and international families and advisors.

Mary is an American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Fellow. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council.

Mary has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, for the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. She has a Band 1 individual ranking in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide by Chambers and Partners in the area of Private Wealth Law, and is listed by Best Lawyers® in Trusts & Estates. Mary has also been ranked in the top 5% of practicing attorneys in South Dakota by Great Plains Super Lawyers in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate.

Agenda

I. Planning for incapacity | 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

1. POAs | 4:00 pm – 4:05 pm
2. HCDs | 4:05 pm – 4:15 pm

II. What is a Power of Appointment, and why would I want to include one? | 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

1. LPAs | 4:15 pm – 4:20 pm
2. GPAs | 4:20 pm – 4:30 pm

III. The basic estate plan | 4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

1. RLTs and the Pour over Will | 4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

IV. Charitable Planning | 4:40 pm – 5:10 pm

1. CLTs and their variations | 4:40 pm – 4:50 pm
2. CRTs and their variations | 4:50 pm – 5:00 pm

Break | 5:00 pm – 5:10 pm

V. Sophisticated Irrevocable Trusts | 5:10 pm – 5:25 pm

1. GRATs and other Grantor Trusts | 5:10 pm – 5:12 pm
2. IDITs, or are they IDGTs? | 5:12 pm – 5:14 pm
3. BDITs | 5:14 pm – 5:16 pm
4. DINGs | 5:16 pm – 5:18 pm
5. SLATs and SLANTs | 5:18 pm – 5:20 pm
6. QPRTs | 5:20 pm – 5:25 pm

VI.Marital Deduction Planning | 5:25 pm – 5:40 pm

1. QTIPs | 5:25 pm – 5:30 pm
2. QDOTs | 5:30 pm – 5:40 pm

VII. Other acronyms | 5:40 pm – 6:10 pm

1. QDRO | 5:40 pm – 5:46 pm
2. GST or GSTT | 5:46 pm – 5:52 pm
3. IRC | 5:52 pm – 5:58 pm
4. UTC | 5:58 pm – 6:04 pm
5. UPC | 6:04 pm – 6:10 pm