Estate Planning for Farm and Ranch Owners: Impact of 2018 Farm Bill, Issues for Planners and Administrators
Ownership Structures, Effective Transfer Methods, Income and Estate Tax Considerations, Estate Administration Challenges
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to estate planners and administrators on the key legal challenges of estate planning for farmers. The panel will discuss provisions of the recently enacted 2018 Farm Bill impacting the planning and administration of farm assets, ownership structures and associated risks, elder law concerns on a state and federal level, and key estate administration challenges.
- Impact of tax reform on estate planning for farmers
- Impact of 2018 Farm Bill
- Ownership structures and associated risks
- Effective transfer methods
- Income, gift, and estate tax considerations
- Overcoming administrative challenges
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How does estate planning for farmers differ from that of other clients?
- What are the most effective ownership structures and related risks?
- What transfer methods are available, and how to avoid potential planning pitfalls?
- The unique eldercare issues of farmers and the 2018 farm bill impact
- Medicaid Planning for farmers
Jillian Hishaw, Esq., LLM Agriculture Law
Founder & CEO
Ms. Hishaw Esq LL.M., is an Agricultural Attorney, Founder & CEO of Hishaw Law LLC, F.A.R.M.S., and author of... | Read More
Ms. Hishaw Esq LL.M., is an Agricultural Attorney, Founder & CEO of Hishaw Law LLC, F.A.R.M.S., and author of "Don't Bet the Farm on Medicaid." She is well-versed in the area of agricultural law, civil rights, estate planning and was recognized as a "Food Changemaker" by Clif Bar Co., and has been featured in O (Oprah) Magazine, The Atlantic, Vice News, Seniors.com, and more. Ms. Hishaw has nearly 15 years of professional experience and has raised funds for various farm and legal services programs. Since 2013, F.A.R.M.S. has given many agricultural professionals of color career development opportunities. Additionally, F.A.R.M.S. has provided legal services to farmers of color and has donated nearly 300,000 lbs. of fresh produce in eight states. For more information about Hishaw please visit www.jillianhishaw.com or www.30000acres.org. Instagram: @f.a.r.m.sClose
Mark R. Shepherd
Crist Biorn Shepherd Roskoph
Mr. Shepherd has counseled wealthy individuals, family businesses, trustees and other clients for over twenty-five... | Read More
Mr. Shepherd has counseled wealthy individuals, family businesses, trustees and other clients for over twenty-five years. During that time he has prepared thousands of wills and trusts and hundreds of documents to form, merge and dissolve other legal entities, including LLC's, partnerships, corporations and tax-exempt foundations. Mr. Shepherd is frequently asked by his peers to act as co-counsel in complex estate and tax matters.Close
Bond Arnett Phelan Smith & Carreras
Mr. Smith's areas of practice include Agriculture Law, Business & Commercial Law, Environmental Law, Litigation... | Read More
Mr. Smith's areas of practice include Agriculture Law, Business & Commercial Law, Environmental Law, Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate Law.Close