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Changes to the Pa. Probate, Estates & Fiduciaries Code: Health Care; Release and Disclaimer of Powers and Interests; Trusts and Trustees; Charitable Instruments

On July 8, 2016, a number of changes were made to the PEF Code, as SB 1104 became Act 79. This is the last in a series of blog entries on Act 79 by Mr. Upright.

Amendments to Chapter 54 of the Probate Code.

Chapter 54 – Health Care.

Section 5422.  Definitions.

“…health care decision.”  The definition of “health […]

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Estate Planning and Administration|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Changes to the Pa. Probate, Estates & Fiduciaries Code: Health Care; Release and Disclaimer of Powers and Interests; Trusts and Trustees; Charitable Instruments

New Powers of Appointment Changes to the Pa. Probate, Estates & Fiduciaries Code

On July 8, 2016, a number of changes were made to the PEF Code, as SB 1104 became Act 79.

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New Jurisdiction Changes to the Pa. Probate, Estates & Fiduciaries Code

On July 8, 2016, a number of changes were made to Title 20 of the PEF Code, as SB 1104 became Act 79.

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Estate Planning and Administration, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New Jurisdiction Changes to the Pa. Probate, Estates & Fiduciaries Code

PA Makes Changes to Power of Attorney Laws

On July 8, 2016 the Governor signed Senate Bill 1104 (SB 1104) into law as Act 79. SB 1104 makes broad ranging amendments to Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. Included are a number of changes to Pennsylvania laws regarding powers of attorney.

It is likely that another bill […]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Estate Planning and Administration, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on PA Makes Changes to Power of Attorney Laws