NYSBA Member: $175
Anatomy of a Trust
Revocable or Irrevocable? Lifetime or Testamentary? This comprehensive program will provide attendees with the fundamentals of creating various types of trusts. Not only will the speakers discuss how to draft the trust, but when specific trusts are appropriate based on a client’s needs and goals. The program will cover Irrevocable Medicaid Income Only Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Pet Trusts, QTIP (Marital Deduction Trusts), Credit Shelter Trusts, Grantor Trusts and Life Insurance Trusts, among others. This program is designed for newly admitted attorneys, those new to estate and long term care planning, or practitioners who want a refresher on trusts.
Who Should Attend
Newly admitted attorneys, attorneys new to the practice areas of estate and long term care planning, and practitioners looking for a refresher on trusts.
Sponsored by the Trusts & Estates Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Live CLE Program
Can’t Attend Live? All registrants will have access to the program video archive.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Albany | NYSBA
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Buffalo | Hyatt Place Amherst
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | Long Island | Melville Marriott - SOLD OUT!
Friday, May 31, 2019 | NYC | Convene
7.5 MCLE Credits: 5.5 Skills; 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $150
- What is a Trust?
- Irrevocable Medicaid Income Only Trusts
- Supplemental Needs Trusts
- Pet Trusts
- Credit Shelter Trusts
- Grantor Trusts and Life Insurance Trusts
- QTIP (Marital Deduction Trusts)
- Ethical Considerations in Representing Fiduciaries
Ellen G. Makofsky, Esq., Makofsky & Associates, P.C., Garden City
Katherine Carpenter, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC, Clifton Park
Spencer Reames, Esq., Farrell Fritz, P.C., Uniondale, NY
Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq., Genser Cona Elder Law, Melville
Robin Maynard, Esq., Marchese & Maynard, LLP, Manhasset
Avi Z. Kestenbaum, Esq., Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP, Mineola
Marianna Schwartsman, Esq., Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP, Mineola
Marc S. Bekerman, Esq., Attroney at Law, Woodbury
Eric W. Penzer, Esq., Farrell Fritz, P.C., Uniondale
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten.