NYSBA Members: $95
Webinar: Planning for Unmarried Couples – LGBT & Others
Experienced practitioners will guide participants through the complex process of estate planning for unmarried couples including will drafting considerations, naming beneficiaries on retirement accounts, estate tax implications, long-term care and how Medicaid and Social Security impact unmarried couples. Post-mortem concerns will also be addressed including whether unmarried couples have rights to direct the disposition remains, probate avoidance tips, rights of survivorship and intestate succession, proving kinship, and probate contests.
Sponsored by the Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Friday, December 13, 2019 | 2:00 P.M.
1.5 MCLE Credits: 1.5 Diversity Inclusion & Elimination of Bias
NYSBA Member: $95 | Co-sponsoring Section Member: $50
Non-NYSBA Member: $195
- Will Drafting
- Naming Beneficiaries
- Estate Tax Implications
- Long-Term Care
- Impacts of Medicaid and Social Security
- Post-Mortem Concerns
Matthew Carmody, Esq., Brian A. Raphan P.C., NYC
Meredith R. Jones, Esq., Kings County Surrogate’s Court, NYC
Thomas Sciacca, Esq., Law Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC, NYC
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 or program coordinator Jennifer Wright.