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Help Your Clients to Have a Successful Probate Experience
Taking an estate through probate in a timely manner ties up loose ends and helps families gain closure when a loved one dies. There are many duties to fulfill, and bereaved clients are counting on your firm to keep the process moving and keep them up to date on the situation. Do you know the best way to be instrumental in these increasingly complex situations? Don't wait until you're asked to work on your next probate case to find out.
At this targeted seminar, our experienced faculty will take you through the probate process step-by-step. After attending, you will be able to file documents in probate court and form good working relationships with executors or administrators. Confidently prepare and file the inventory and troubleshoot common problems you may encounter. Identify the duties involved in the estate administration process so you can provide assistance when it's needed. Properly deal with elective shares to ensure that the surviving spouse's needs are taken care of. Gain an understanding of intestate laws so you can handle situations when there's no will. Enhance your effectiveness with tips for assisting with closing the estate. Help bring closure to families going through this difficult time - enroll today!
Receive a complete estate timetable so you know what needs to be done - and when.
Assist the attorney with collecting, maintaining and managing assets during inventory preparation.
Deal with administrative duties by helping with creditor claims and estate cash management.
Understand how to distinguish between privileged and non-privileged communications.
Fulfill your role in preparing the distribution of the estate to beneficiaries.
Follow along with sample probate forms and documents.
SHAWN P. EYESTONE is an attorney with Eyestone Law Offices, PLC, with offices in the Grand Rapids and Muskegon areas of Michigan. Mr. Eyestone helps families and business owners protect what is important to them. Specifically, he assists business owners with entity selection and start-up issues, business growth and succession planning, and estate planning. Mr. Eyestone earned his B.A. degree from Lee Honors College of Western Michigan University and his J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
MORGAN MAUL is managing partner of The Maul Law Group PLLC, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He focuses his practice in probate and estate planning (wills, trusts, etc.), elder and disability law, and business and employment law. Mr. Maul taught criminal and business law classes as an adjunct professor with Park University. He is a Veteran's Administration accredited attorney, as well as a member of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran's Association. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association. Mr. Maul is a trained mediator in Texas and Michigan. He received his J.D. degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.
ASHLEY J. PREW is of counsel with The Law Offices of Casey D. Conklin, PLC, where she focuses her practice in real estate litigation, estate planning and probate, as well as business law, tax matters, and intellectual property. Ms. Prew’s practice has also included complex litigation matters involving contested estates, guardianship, and conservatorship proceedings. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. Ms. Prew earned her B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and her J.D. degree from Michigan State University College of Law.
NADIA D. VANN is an attorney with Buhl, Little, Lynwood & Harris, PLC, where she practices in the areas of Medicaid, disability, elder law, estate planning, estate and trust administration and special education. Ms. Vann spent 19 years working as a special education teacher and teacher consultant in several school districts in southeast Michigan and is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children. She earned her M.A. degree in special education from the University of Detroit Mercy, her B.A. degree from Purdue University and her J.D. degree from Michigan State University College of Law.
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