Estates and Probate Section Meeting: The Application of Cy Pres to Charitable Trusts (SEP200203)

February 3, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Casa Mia at the Hawthorne

2421 Berlin Tnpk, Berlin, Connecticut, United States

61 people have already registered for this event.

  • Alexis Gettier
  • Kelly O'Donnell
  • James Dougherty
  • Carmine Perri
  • Danielle Ferrucci
  • Patricia Beauregard
  • Brianna Marquis
  • Heather Lange
  • Douglas Brown
  • Beverly Streit-Kefalas
  • Bonnie Bennet
  • Richard Marone
  • Mary Ackerly
  • Heather Rhoades
  • Michael Reardon
  • Paul Burnham
  • Karen Gano
  • Sally Weisman
  • Jeff Crown
  • Wesley Cain
  • Janie McDermott
  • Donna Vincenti
  • Maggie Smith
  • James Stewart
  • Thomas Flanagan
  • James Hughes
  • Amy Todisco
  • John Ivimey
  • John Callahan
  • Katherine Mulry
  • Ingi-Mai Loorand
  • Frederick Mullen
  • Ed Spinella
  • James Young
  • John Driscoll
  • Kelley Peck
  • Amy Day
  • Steven Ayres
  • Constance Shields
  • Edward Krzanowski
  • Anne Crane
  • Peter Smith
  • Colin Gershon
  • Charles W. Pieterse
  • Lisa Staron
  • Beth Brunalli
  • Michael Schenker
  • Alfred Casella
  • Neal Bobruff
  • Frank May
  • Marilyn Toland
  • Joseph Cipparone
  • Peter Mott
  • Steven Fast
  • Gregory Miller
  • David Tycz
  • Karen Yates
  • Chris Drew
  • Greta Solomon
  • Marissa Dungey
  • Eva Vail

Program Description

Karen Gano and Danielle Ferrucci will provide an overview to the application of the doctrine of cy pres to charitable trusts in Connecticut. They will address jurisdictional issues as to the application of cy pres and summarize the impact of the passage of the Connecticut Uniform Trust Code on the doctrine.

Speaker Bios

Karen Gano is an Assistant Attorney General in the Special Litigation Unit of the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office. She handles charities and land conservation matters for the Attorney General. Before coming to the Attorney General’s Office, AAG Gano worked in the nonprofit sector, then with the Connecticut law firm Carmody and Torrance LLP, in the Trusts and Estates Division and representing nonprofits. Gano is immediate past president of the National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO) and was founding president of the Multistate Registration and Filing Project, Inc., a multistate corporation that is developing a multistate, unified electronic charities registration platform. She serves on the Executive Committee for the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and is a representative to the Connecticut Probate Rules Committee. Gano is a graduate of Smith College and University of Connecticut School of Law.

Danielle Ferrucci practices in the areas of estate planning, estate settlement and trust administration. She assists individual clients with the full range of planning techniques for tax-effective intergenerational and charitable transfers. As part of her practice, Danielle prepares estate tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns and probate documents, and represents estates before the IRS and DRS on audit. In addition, Danielle actively administers trusts and advises trustees. She also represents clients, including individual and institutional fiduciaries in contested matters in Connecticut's probate courts. Prior to joining the firm, Danielle served as a law clerk to Connecticut Supreme Court Justices Joette Katz and Richard Palmer.

CLE Credits

CT: 1.0 Credits  |  NY: 0.0 CLE Credits



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