Sunday, October 27, 2013
Charles Epps Ipock, (St. Mary's University School of Law) recently published an article entitled, How an Obscure Tennessee Opinion Uncovers the Veil of Legal Malpractice Between Asset-Protection Trusts and the Uniform Trust Code , (In re Estate of Stidham, 2012 WL 3612386, 2012.) 3 St. Mary's J. Legal Mal. & Ethics 308-318 (2013). Provided below is the introduction to the article:
In the year 2000, the Uniform Law Commissioners approved the Uniform Trust Code (UTC). This was the first effort to provide states with an all- inclusive model for codifying their trust laws. Since then, at least twenty -three states adopted some, or most of the UTC. However, provisions within the UTC regarding asset- protection trusts.