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Indianapolis, IN 46225
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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!
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 course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 1.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements as a paralegal affiliate member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
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.
TARAH M.C. BALDWIN is a partner with Baldwin Maples & Williams, LLC, where she focuses her practice in the areas of estate and trust planning, estate and trust administration, guardianships, adoptions, estate litigation, breach of fiduciary duty litigation, and criminal defense (state and federal court). Ms. Baldwin earned her bachelor's degree in legal communication and a paralegal certification from Indiana University and her Doctorate of Jurisprudence and a trial advocacy certification from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. Ms. Baldwin is admitted to practice in Indiana; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana.
DAVID D. DEETER is an attorney with the Indianapolis law firm of Dale & Eke, P.C., where he practices in the areas of estate planning and probate. Mr. Deeter earned his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame while attending the University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, during his sophomore year. He earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis. Mr. Deeter is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association (Probate and Real Property Section), and the Indianapolis and American bar associations. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. He is a board-certified Indiana trust and estate lawyer certified by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board of the Indiana State Bar Association.
ARLENE KLINE is the principal of the Law Office of Arlene Kline in Indianapolis. She focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration or probate. Ms. Kline is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and her J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law.
THOMAS R. MALAPIT JR. is a partner in the Muncie, Indiana law firm of McKinney & Malapit, P.C., where he practices in the areas of personal injury, litigation, estate planning, condemnation, criminal defense, business law, family law, and juvenile law. Mr. Malapit was admitted to the bar by the Indiana Supreme Court for the State of Indiana and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern districts of Indiana. He received his B.A. degree from Ball State University and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis. He currently serves as a public defender, 46th Judicial Circuit, Delaware County, Indiana. He is a member of the Muncie Bar Association; treasurer, Indiana State Bar Association and Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.
JESSICA R. WILLIAMS is a partner with Baldwin Maples & Williams, LLC, where she practices in the areas of estate planning and administration, as well as assisting families with guardianship issues. Ms. Williams received her J.D. degree from IU McKinney School of Law, her B.S. degree from Indiana State University, and her A.S. and A.A.S. degrees from Lincoln Trial College. Ms. Williams is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association (Probate, Trust & Real Property Section) and the Indianapolis Bar Association.