Holiday Inn Grand Rapids - Airport
3063 Lake Eastbrook
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Course book included with all formats
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!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries and other legal support staff who want to increase their effectiveness when working within the probate process.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
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.
MOLLY P. PETITJEAN is an attorney with the law firm of Buhl, Little, Lynwood & Harris, PLC, where she practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, real property, and business succession planning. Ms. Petitjean is licensed in both Michigan and Wisconsin, and is admitted to the federal district courts for both states. She is a member of the Ingham County Bar Association, Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council, the Probate and Estate Planning and Elder Law and Disability Rights sections of the State Bar of Michigan, and the State Bar of Wisconsin. Ms. Petitjean earned her B.A. degree, with honors, from Marquette University and her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Michigan State College 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.