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Probate practice is becoming an increasingly marketable skill due to the aging population and clients' reliance on competent attorneys and other professionals who can smoothly walk them through the procedures. This guide will provide you with not only an understanding of the step-by-step probate process, but also with a hard-won knowledge for managing issues regarding executors, creditor claims, inventory/accounting, beneficiary distributions and closing the estate. Enhance your practice - order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.50 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.50 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.60 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
DAVID J. BEVER is an attorney with Barros, McNamara, Malkiewicz and Taylor, P.A., in Dover and Lewes, Delaware. Mr. Bever practices primarily in the area of domestic relations and estate planning services, where he provides legal services on custody, visitation, child support, alimony, property division, and other domestic issues. He also handles Chancery Court litigation on matters including partition, estate contests, adult guardianships, and trust modification and termination. He earned his B.A. degree from Manchester College and his J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law on Long Island. (Dover location)
LISA L. COGGINS is an attorney with Woloshin Lynch & Associates, P.A., in Wilmington, Delaware. She has practiced law in Delaware since 2002, with a focus on estate and trust planning and administration, business formation and transactions, elder law and commercial bankruptcy. Ms. Coggins regularly represents individuals, businesses of all sizes, municipalities and various fiduciaries. Additionally, she often serves as a court-appointed attorney ad litem in guardianship actions and represents clients through Delaware Volunteer Legal Services. She is admitted to practice in Delaware, New York, Massachusetts and Florida; and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Ms. Coggins speaks at continuing legal education seminars several times a year. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, the Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation. Ms. Coggins earned her B.A. degree from the University of Delaware and her J.D. degree from Widener University Delaware Law School. (Dover and New Castle locations)
JANE M. FEARN-ZIMMER is a shareholder with Flaster Greenberg, P.C., in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She dedicates her practice to serving clients in the areas of elder and disability law, special needs trusts, asset protection, tax and estate planning, and estate administration. Ms. Fearn-Zimmer is the editor of The Elder Law Report, Including Special Needs Planning. In New Jersey, she is also recognized as a leader in the area of using Medicaid compliant annuities. She filed three separate Federal District Court lawsuits against the state of New Jersey on behalf of clients who used Medicaid compliant annuities in order to allow clients obtain Medicaid eligibility to assist in covering their long-term care costs. Each of the three cases involved the purchase of an immediate annuity pursuant to applicable Medicaid law in order to achieve Medicaid eligibility. In each case, the state of New Jersey denied Medicaid benefits. Ms. Fearn-Zimmer has presented on tax, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, guardianships, and estate planning topics. Representative publications include Planning with Medicaid Annuities, Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern NJ, November/December 2014; Gay Marriage in Transition: Recent Developments in the Legal Rights of Same-Sex Couples, 183 N.J.L.J. 95 (January 9, 2006); and Special Needs Trusts Update, Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern NJ, September/October 2010. She was a former federal judicial clerk to the Honorable John S. Unpingco, Chief Judge of the District Court of Guam, where she served on the Civil and Criminal Justice Reform Act committees for the District of Guam. Ms. Fearn-Zimmer has been admitted to the New Jersey Bar since 1996, and previously practiced civil litigation in New Jersey. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Burlington County Bar Association, the Gloucester County Bar Association, and is presently serving as the chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Elder and Disability Law Section. Ms. Fearn-Zimmer earned her B.A. degree from Chestnut College; her LL.M. degree in taxation, with distinction, from Temple University; and earned her J.D. degree from Rutgers School of Law. (Dover and New Castle locations)
BETH B. MILLER is an attorney with Fox Rothschild LLP, where she focuses her practice in trust and estate law and administration, taxation, and wealth planning. Ms. Miller is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association's Estates and Trusts and Taxation sections; the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; the Greater Dover Committee; the Delaware Community Foundation; Kent County Planned Giving Committee; and the Maryland State Bar Association. She earned her B.S. degree at the University of New Hampshire; her J.D. degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law; and her LL.M. degree, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center. (Dover and New Castle locations)
SUZANNE I. SEUBERT, owner of Suzanne I. Seubert, P.A., focuses her practice of law in the areas of family and elder law. She utilizes a client-focused approach to assist clients define family relationships, including by helping clients create families through adoption and assisted reproduction technologies, and in other cases, to redefine family relationships through divorce and dissolution. In elder law, Ms. Seubert helps clients memorialize relationships in estate planning documents, to ensure the safety and independence of loved ones through guardianship proceedings, and to implement the intentions of the client through estate administration. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association (chair, Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law Section; member, Family Law Section) and the American Bar Association (member, Assisted Reproductive Technology Committee). Ms. Seubert earned her B.B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati; and her J.D. degree from The Ohio State University. (New Castle location)
LYDIA E. YORK concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, Medicaid planning, and asset protection. Ms. York works with individuals, families, and business owners primarily in Delaware, but is admitted in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well. Before practicing law, she was a financial manager concentrating on structured finance arrangements and tax planning. Ms. York earned her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Florida A&M University; her M.B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School; and her J.D. and LL.M. degrees from Temple University Beasley School of Law. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association (Trust and Estate Section, Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section) and Delaware Barristers. (Dover and New Castle locations)