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Bill Watch, Jan. 30, 2015: Current Estate Planning & Administration Legislation of Note - Estate Planning and Administration News

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Estate Planning and Administration News

Posted on: Jan 30, 2015

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following estate planning and administration related legislation. IndyBar members can request that the Legislative Committee track specific legislation by contacting committee chair Lawren Mills at

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HB1585    POLICE EQUIPMENT. (PORTER G) Requires all patrol officers in Indiana to be equipped while on duty with a firearm, a nightstick, a taser, and mace by July 1, 2016. Allows for exceptions. Requires the Indiana criminal justice institute to identify grants and other funds that may be used to finance the purchase of required patrol officer equipment.

SB56 LEGACY TRUST. (STEELE B) Provides that a protective provision in a legacy trust prevents a creditor of the settlor from satisfying a claim from the settlor's interest in the trust estate when the settlor is also a beneficiary of the trust. Authorizes the establishment of legacy trusts. Prescribes the procedures for establishing a legacy trust. Bars most claims against a legacy trust. Permits claims against a legacy trust for certain fraudulent transfers, to enforce certain child support orders, and to enforce certain orders for the division of property with respect to a dissolution of marriage or a legal separation. Provides immunity to the trustees and advisers of legacy trusts and the professionals involved in establishing legacy trusts. Provides that the rule against perpetuities does not apply to legacy trusts.


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