Review of Reviews: “Cultivating Gardens and Cultivating Generations: Purposeful Living as Standard of Care for Elder Law Attorneys,” 25 Elder Law Journal (forthcoming 2018)

Kimberly E. O’Leary, professor of law, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Mich. and Marie Were, law lecturer, Te Piringa University of Waikato Faculty of Law, in Hamilton, New Zealand.

With much 2017 discussion on the possible repeal of estate tax, estate planners are being asked by their children, “Daddy and Mommy, in the non-federal estate tax world, what will you do when you grow up?” 

The answer is well known to all estate planners. Estate tax planning is only a small facet of what we do day in and day out. We act, more globally, as advisors on all things family: how to properly be a wealthy person, how to provide funds to your children without

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