Thursday, May 16, 2013
Kevin R McKinnis (J.D. 2014, Cleveland State), Note, The Ohio Legacy Trust Act: The Good, the Bad and the Poor Man’s Prenuptial: An Analysis of What Asset Protection Trusts Will Mean for Ohio, 60 Cleve. St. L. Rve. ___ (2013):
This law review note, forthcoming in The Cleveland State Law Review, provides an in-depth analysis of the Ohio Legacy Trust Act and explores the potential effects the Act will have on Ohio. This note also explores the requirements to establish a Legacy Trust and the potential federal income and estate tax consequences. In the latter portion of the note, the possible ethical implications for Ohio attorneys is examined, as well as the arguments creditors will make when attempting to void a disposition to a Legacy Trust.