Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) has announced the winners of the 2013 Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
First Place: Christopher J. Roman (Villanova Law School) “Protecting Your Clients’ Assets from their Future Ex-Sons and Daughters-In-Law: The Impact of Evolving Trust Laws on Alimony Awards”
Second Place: Ryan Konsdorf & Scott Alden Prulhiere (Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law) “Killing Your Chances of Inheriting: The Problem with the Application of the Slayer Statute to Cases of Assisted Suicide”
Third Place: Emily Tornabene (Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law) “To Have and To Hold, and Now a QDRO”
Daniel G. Cronin (Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law) “Decanting Trusts: Evolving Law”
Kendal R. Dobra (University of Connecticut School of Law) “Riding the Digital Wave: An Executor’s Fiduciary Duty toward Digital Assets”
Daniel Miller (Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law) “How Harmless Is Harmless? An In-Depth Look Into the Harmless Error Rule”