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Julieanne E. Steinbacher, Esq., CELA*, founding partner and shareholder of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, and Jenna L. Franks, Esq., recently published the 2021 Supplement to the Pennsylvania Trust Guide. This guide is used as a handbook for attorneys, trustees, and their advisors and was produced by George T. Bisel Company, Inc.

The supplement to the guide contains important law updates concerning trust and tax law and features an analysis of brand-new cases relating to trust creation and administration. Other highlights include an overview of the types of charitable trusts and how to incorporate them as a planning tool for clients, a discussion about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, drafting tips for legal practitioners in the area of trust and estate planning, sample forms and letter templates used for trust funding, an overview of supplemental needs trusts, differences between grantor/non-grantor and revocable/irrevocable trusts, case studies involving irrevocable trusts in Medicaid and long-term care planning, effective uses of trusts to achieve desired tax planning goals, and much more.

“It’s an incredible honor to get asked to write the supplement to this impactful publication,” said Julie Steinbacher. “As one of the nation’s oldest and most influential legal book publishers, Bisel has solidified itself as the go-to resource for attorneys seeking practical and effective solutions to client matters while further enhancing their own knowledge for the betterment of the clients they serve.”

Trust GuideFor 144 years, George T. Bisel Company, Inc. has been identified within the legal community as the definitive publisher and resource for books on Pennsylvania law, legal information, and procedures. The family-owned company is now entering its sixth generation of serving the legal profession with the most comprehensive collection of legal books, specialty law journals, instructional works, forms, and other valuable media resources. For more information about George T. Bisel Company, including access to their most up-to-date library of Pennsylvania legal materials, visit Bisel.com.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is an elder care and special needs law firm offering quality representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania. Since its beginning, the firm has dedicated itself to practicing law with extraordinary standards of ethics and values. The vision of the firm has been to provide individuals and their families with a unique plan to protect their assets for their spouses and future generations, while providing for their immediate and long-term needs. To schedule your appointment, call toll-free at 800.351.8334, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit PAElderCounsel.com.

*Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.

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