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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

CLE on How to Handle the Probate Process

CLEThe National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, How to Handle the Probate Process, on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Provided below is a description of the event:

Program Description

A Comprehensive Guide to Probate

Are you confident you can handle a probate case when it lands on your desk? Are you familiar with the proper procedures to use along with the applicable laws? This insightful course will give you detailed, step-by-step information to proficiently navigate through the process - register today!

  • Walk through the initial steps of opening a probate case with tips from seasoned practitioners.
  • Learn how to implement a complete estate timetable in order to know what needs to be done - and when.
  • Effectively guide the executor and the administrator through their various duties in the probate process.
  • Avoid problems arising from creditors' claims and insolvency with our powerful strategies.
  • Discover the secrets to confidently handling a spouse's elective share.
  • Review ways to effectively handle disagreements between beneficiaries and adhere to the guidelines of precedence in case of intestacy.
  • Follow thorough closing procedures so accounting is complete before distribution takes place.

Who Should Attend

This basic level seminar will provide those who have limited probate experience with tips on successfully handling a probate case. This comprehensive seminar will benefit:

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants and CPAs
  • Financial Planners and Wealth Managers
  • Tax Professionals
  • Trust Officers
  • Paralegals

Course Content

  1. Opening the Estate in Probate Court - Initiating the Process
  2. The Personal Representative's Responsibilities
  3. Inventory: Collecting, Maintaining and Managing Assets
  4. Handling Debts and Expenses in Probate
  5. Ethical Issues in Probate
  6. The Spouse's Elective Share and Probate Estate
  7. The Laws of Intestacy and How They May Apply
  8. Closing and Distributing the Probate Estate

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 8.00 *

Financial Planners – Financial Planners: 8.00

International Association for Continuing Education Training – IACET: 0.70

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 8.00 *

* denotes specialty credits

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