Charles A. Redd

Charles
A. Redd
Attorney,
Stinson Leonard Street LLP

A partner with Stinson Leonard Street, LLP in its St. Louis office, Mr. Redd concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and estate and trust-related litigation. Mr. Redd is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and currently teaches as an adjunct professor at Northwestern Law. He was a contributing author to Adams, 21st Century Estate Planning: Practical Applications (Cannon Financial Institute, 2002). Mr. Redd received his J.D. from Saint Louis University.

Articles
Death of Formula-Based Estate Planning
Charles (Clary) Redd discusses a sea change in the estate-planning community
Industry Mourns Roy M. Adams
The world of estate planning professionals was saddened to learn of the death of Roy M. Adams on Aug. 11, 2014.
Tips From The Pros: The Most Disrespected Decision in Estate Planning
Charles "Clary" A. Redd addresses an oft-overlooked aspect of estate planning, identifying trustees and successor trustees
Dusting Off the Crystal Ball
Charles A. Redd offers some predictions for the year to come
Wandry, Wimmer and Windsor
Charles A. Redd highlights three monumental cases from the past year
And, The Winner Is . . .
Michael O. Hartz, Thomas G. Opferman & Charles A. Redd discuss the estate-planning implications of barak Obama's reelection
Gridlock Reigns Supreme
It’s clear to me that no changes will be made to federal transfer tax laws this year. As we’re all aware, the 112th Congress agrees on very little. It seems inconceivable that, in the period preceding the November elections, Congress and President Obama will concur on transfer tax legislation.
The Perfect Storm
I hesitate to write an article containing hyperbole. Whenever I read something that contains terms such as unheard of, or my immediate, admittedly cynical,
Scratching Your Head Over 2010 Estate Plans?
We're now entering the eighth month of 2010 a year in which we've had no estate tax. We're also facing possible legislation and uncertainty on other issues
Sharing Exemptions? Not So Fast
A series of private letter rulings over the past several years seemed to indicate that a gift to a predeceased spouse would qualify for the gift tax marital
Peace in the Sandbox
According to a number of U.S. Small Business Administration reports, roughly 90 percent of U.S. businesses are family firms. Yet, only 30 percent of these
A Well-Intentioned Mistake: Revenue Procedure 2005-24
Revenue Procedure 2005-241 published April 18, 2005 and effective as of March 30, 2005 is among the most controversial rulings promulgated by the Internal
Estate Planning
A number of very important developments occurred last year that will have impact on trusts and estates professionals and their clients and customers in
Recent Case Law Developments In Will And Trust Instrument Construction
LITIGATION IS NOW MUCH A PART OF the life of the fiduciary. The construction process of Will and trust instruments is a frequent target. In some of these cases, beneficiaries commenced legal actions to enhance or establish their beneficial interests or to enlarge their distributions. In others, fiduciaries instituted litigation seeking instructions as to the meaning of ambiguous provisions or attempting to obtain protection from liability.
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