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EYL151117 Death and Divorce: What Estate Planning and Family Law Attorneys Need to Know CLE
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The intersection of estate planning and family law is bearing more traffic every year, and lawyers practicing in one discipline have an ever increasing need to know more about the other. This program will provide a comprehensive discussion of the crossover issues in both practices.

11/17/2015
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

CLE Credit: 3.0 Hours

About the Program: The intersection of estate planning and family law is bearing more traffic every year and lawyers practicing in one discipline have an ever increasing need to know more about the other. While estate planning attorneys are drafting irrevocable trust agreements and other estate planning documents designed to withstand future challenges and judicial scrutiny, family law attorneys are defending those documents in settlement conferences and in family courts throughout Connecticut. This program will provide a comprehensive discussion of the crossover issues in both practices.

You Will Learn:

  • How best to protect your clients’ assets from the possibility of future divorce
  • Why premarital agreements and trusts may (or may not) be recognized and enforced by family court judges
  • How divorce proceedings and judgments affect current estate plans, and how and when those plans can be updated

Who Should Attend
Estate planning and family law attorneys

Program Chairs
Katherine E. Coleman, Reid and Riege PC, Hartford 
Bernardo Cuadra, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford
Thamar Esperance, Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Hartford 
David McGrath, Louden Caisse Hanney, Hartford 

Speakers: 
Jeffrey L. Crown, Trustlawyer LLC, Rocky Hill 
Elizabeth L. Leamon, Leckerling Ladwig & Leamon LLC, Madison 
Edith McClure, Greater Hartford Legal Aid Inc., Hartford
David A. McGrath, Louden Caisse Hanney LLC, Hartford 

Event Cost: (Includes a light breakfast and parking at the public lot at 35 Bank St)
           Member: $105
           Non-Member: $200
           Law/Paralegal Student Member: $60

**The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This seminar qualifies for both transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information is available on request.