Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Finally Enacted into Law

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, President Obama signed H.R. 34, named the 21st Century Cures Act, into law.  Embedded in this legislation is the culmination of many years of work by Elder Law attorneys across the country to effectively amend the federal statute allowing for the establishment of self-settled special needs trusts for disabled individuals Read More »

Same Building, Better Views

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that our offices are moving to the 10th and 11th floors of One Lincoln Center on December 2, 2016.  Our direct phone lines will stay the same, but we will have a new main switchboard phone number:  (315) 422 - 1500.Our new mailing address will be: 110 West Fayette Street, Read More »

Bousquet Holstein Attorneys Included in 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is proud to announce that Laurence G. Bousquet, Christine Woodcock Dettor, L. Micha Ordway, and Robert K. Weiler will be included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.  Bousquet Holstein has also received a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking for 2017  Best Law Firms for its Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law practice areas, and a  Metropolitan Tier 3 ranking for Read More »

Bousquet Holstein PLLC Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers

Syracuse, NY, August 23, 2016—Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2016 issue of New York Super Lawyers – Upstate Edition.  They include: David A. Holstein, Steven A. Paquette, Christine Woodcock Dettor, Paul M. Predmore, and L. Micha Ordway.  In addition, Emilee Lawson Hatch, Cecelia R.S. Cannon, Natalie P. Hempson, Joshua S. Werbeck, Read More »

IRS Regulations Target Family Estate Tax Planning

The U.S. Treasury recently issued proposed regulations under Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code that severely limit the use of valuation discounts for transfers of limited liability company ("LLC"), partnership and corporate ownership interests among family members. If finalized as proposed, the regulations will negatively impact popular estate planning strategies, such as the gifting Read More »

Anna V. Putintseva Becomes Of Counsel to Bousquet Holstein

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that Anna V. Putintseva has recently become Of Counsel to Bousquet Holstein. She will focus her practice on business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and immigration law. Anna received her Master of Laws’ degree from the University of Washington School of Law and an International Law and International Relations’ degree from the Kyiv International Read More »

Micha Ordway’s Fleet Feet Blog 5

A Friend Most Unwelcome. Prologue: Those who have followed my articles for Fleet Feet Syracuse will note that this is not the promised story of the Mystery of Pleasure from Pain.  I'll get back to it eventually.  Maybe. For this installment, I have something else about which to write!  It’s the tale of a friend Read More »