NYSBA Members: $50
Webinar: Preparing and Filing a Probate Petition in the Surrogate’s Court
When a client retains counsel to offer a will for probate the attorney needs to prepare a probate petition for filing with the Surrogate’s Court. Learn the steps required to gather the information necessary for the petition, how to accurately complete the form, and how to troubleshoot common issues.
Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 1:00 P.M.
1.0 MCLE Credits: 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $50 | Non-NYSBA Member: $150
- Preparing the Probate Petition
- Gathering Facts Necessary for the Petition
- Avoiding Traps for the Unwary
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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