Help Your Clients to Have a Successful Probate Experience
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From the convenience of your desk, you can gain all the tips and pointers you need to help get an estate through probate in a smooth and timely fashion. You'll have - at your fingertips - useful techniques for filing an estate in probate court, building solid working relationships with executors or administrators, preparing and filing the inventory, and helping to administer the estate. You'll also know how to determine immediate spousal support, deal with estates where there isn't a will, and properly close the estate. Enhance your effectiveness when encountering common probate challenges - order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course will qualify for 5.50 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 1.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
JAMES S. ADRAY is a partner in the Toledo law firm of Adray & Grna, where he practices in the areas of business law, probate, estate planning, divorce, and medical malpractice. Mr. Adray is a mediator/arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and is a mediator trainer throughout Ohio. He has taught at the University of Toledo Law School and College of Education. Mr. Adray is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Alternate Dispute Resolution, and Probate and Trust Law committees), and the Ohio State (Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution committees) and Toledo bar associations. He earned both his B.A. degree and J.D. degree from the University of Toledo.
CATHERINE DONNELLY is a senior attorney with Yourkvitch & Dibo, LLC. Ms. Donnelly practices in the areas of probate and estate planning, non-profits, community development, and small businesses. She earned her B.A. degree from Oberlin College and her J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University.
TIMOTHY J. GALLAGHER is an attorney with Reminger Co., LPA, where he focuses his practice on legal matters involving probate, guardianship, trust, and estate administration. Mr. Gallagher represents trustees and executors of estates, creating flexible plans to meet their needs. His experience in the area of probate and trust administration includes the drafting of estate plans for both individuals and families, and assisting them through the probate process. He also advises institutions on a variety of trust administration issues. Mr. Gallagher is also a member of the firm’s probate litigation practice group. In this capacity, he leverages his jury trial experience to provide representation in probate and trust disputes involving will contests, charges of undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty actions, and other potential issues that can complicate the settling of an estate. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. Mr. Gallagher received his B.S. degree from the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and his J.D. degree from The University of Akron School of Law.
PAUL R. SHUGAR is an attorney with Reminger Co., LPA. Mr. Shugar is a member of Reminger’s Probate Litigation Department and has trial experience litigating million-dollar estate, trust, and guardianship issues such as undue influence, power of attorney abuse, and financial exploitation. An award-winning journalist who worked at daily newspapers around the country before becoming a lawyer, he employs the writing and investigation skills he developed as a reporter to help people in a legal setting. Mr. Shugar is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. Mr. Shugar earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.