Massachusetts CLE - Trusts and Estates Courses

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  • The Hidden Secrets of Constructive Trust Litigation

    Imagine your client, with full knowledge and faculties, has executed a deed signing away his property with the “understanding” that he would eventually get it back. Would the statute of frauds bar relief? Interesting question. This CLE course will address all the Hidden Secrets of Constructive Trust Litigation. Presented by the author of "Litigating Constructive Trusts" which addresses the main issues relevant to constructive trust cases, the course will address the issue from an offen... More Info

    1.75General Credits
  • The Secure ACT: Five Key Considerations

    This CLE course will explain the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) and its impact on the nation’s retirement system. The course will address the five main focus areas of the SECURE Act and how, as an attorney, the law may affect your financial plan. The course will cover topics such as the new age requirements for RMD’s and age limitations on traditional IRA’s, distribution options for beneficiaries, flexibility and options with regards to 529 p... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Discovery in Surrogates Court: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Surrogate Court practice can be overwhelming for even the seasoned attorney. This CLE course, designed for both experienced state planners looking to up their game and those new to the practice, will offer a comprehensive review of the laws, rules and procedures related to litigating issues in Surrogate’s Court. The course will address these issues from the viewpoints of both the petitioner and the respondent and will present practical tips that will increase efficiency and help guide... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Estate Planning for Attorneys Who Help Business Owners

    Clients who own small businesses have particular needs and concerns with regards to estate planning. This CLE course will prepare estate planning attorneys to serve those clients as part of their overall estate planning. The course will go far beyond the issue of wills and delve into operations, employees, customers, vendors, leases, licenses and a slew of other issues as part of their estate plan. The course will assist attorneys in managing their clients’ expectations as well... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Love and Legislation Makes a Family: The Child Parent Act 1 Year In

    Until recently, New York had one of the most antiquated surrogacy laws in the nation. The laws included a ban on enforceable compensated surrogacy arrangements which imposed harsh penalties on anyone who participated in compensated surrogacy. This remained until the recent passage of the Child Parent Security Act (CPSA) is fairly comprehensive, yet does not cover situations where the surrogate supplies the egg. The CPSA addresses parentage of children born through third party reproduc... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • What Happens To Your Practice If You Die Or Become Disabled

    No one wants to think about the possibility of tragedy but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. What will happen to your practice if you become disabled or pass away? Have you dealt with the practicalities? This CLE course will offer preventative steps to ethically comply with client obligations as well ensure your family is protected and the value of practice recovered. Designed primarily for small or solo firms, the course will raise awareness and make sure you are prepared in... More Info

    1.25Ethics Credits
  • Split-Dollar Life Insurance Planning After the Levine Case

    In Marion Levine v. Commr. 158 T.C., a resounding victory was recently given to a taxpayer who pursued what many view as an aggressive spit-dollar life insurance plan for the purpose of minimizing estate taxes. This CLE course will explain the case and split-dollar planning as well as review prior cases that were decided against other taxpayers who used similar techniques. The course will explain what the taxpayer did right in the Levine case, the mistakes made in prior cases and how a... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • Ethics “Gotchas” That Every Estate Planners Must Know

    Given the dynamic nature of today’s estate and tax laws, attorneys have plenty to keep up with. With regards to estate planning, it’s critical for attorneys to know about their obligation to their clients under the Rules of Professional Responsibility lest they be faced with expensive and time-consuming ethics investigations which could result in a revocation of their license. This lively CLE course, presented by a trial lawyer with over 20 years of trust and estate litigation experience,... More Info

    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Guardianships Across Jurisdictions: Basic Considerations For the Attorney Practitioner

    The guardianship process is notoriously lengthy and complicated. The Uniform Laws Commission (ULC) put forward a set of rules aimed to make guardianship easier for attorneys to understand. The rules, in whole or in part, have since been adopted by 46 states. This CLE course will offer an overview of the practical application of the new ULA rules. The ULA updated the provisions to include inter alia, property management protections, provision with regards to minors subjected to guardian... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency

    In an increasingly litigious society, asset protection is more important than ever and cryptocurrency is therefore having its heyday. Simultaneously, it is the targeted asset in more and more lawsuits with Blockchain technology making it increasingly easier to see the amount of cryptocurrency an individual owns. This CLE course will offer strategies for protecting cryptocurrency assets in a lawsuit. More Info

    1General Credit
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