Help Your Clients to Have a Successful Probate Experience
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. 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, and 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.
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.
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.
W. MICHAEL DUNCAN is a partner in the Columbia law firm of Austin & Rogers, P.A., where he practices in the areas of probate, criminal law, and personal injury. Mr. Duncan has previously lectured to various professionals on probate and litigation issues. He is a member of the Richland County and North Carolina bar associations, the South Carolina Bar (member, Probate Section) and the South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Mr. Duncan is admitted to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina. He earned his B.S. degree from Erskine College and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina.
DANIEL K. FELKER is a partner in the Columbia law firm of Hucks & Felker, L.L.C. His main areas of practice include estate planning and probate, family law and general civil litigation. Mr. Felker is a frequent continuing legal education speaker on probate topics and an adjunct professor in the Midlands Technical College Paralegal/Legal Assistant Program, teaching courses in wills, trusts and probate, business law, workers' compensation and real property. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Richland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Section). In practice since 1987, he has handled the estate planning and probate for large and small estates. Mr. Felker earned his B.A. degree from Bob Jones University and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina.
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