While well represented in the legal community, American Jews still may face anti-Semitic bias and misunderstandings of their diverse identities. Dr. Laura Shaw Frank utilizes her background as both a scholar of Jewish history and a legal scholar to provide strategies for fostering welcoming environments for colleagues, staff, and clients.
This course will provide an outline on what to make sure you include and what to make sure you avoid when drafting and negotiating Premarital Agreements. It will also briefly touch on Post-Nuptial Agreements.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) should be a tool considered for any dispute from pending litigation to pre-litigation. Learn from a panel of experienced attorneys about the ADR process, practical tips, and advice for how it can be an effective tool in any practice area.
We are in the midst of the largest inter-generational transfer of wealth than at any other time in history. In this session, we will identify and explore the various issues that arise in planning for the transition of a family business from the senior generation to the family members who are next in line. Many of these challenges are ones that may not have been faced by previous generations, simply due to changes in societal norms. By anticipating and planning for these potential issues, you will be better able to serve your family business clients.
When an agent exploits their principal’s trust, legal action may be taken to remedy that breach of faith. Practitioners will learn procedural and substantive strategies to remove bad actors or invalidate powers of attorney within the guardianship forum.
Explore the interplay between divorce litigation and trust and estate law, including the extent to which trust assets will be considered; representation and protection of trust assets; privacy rights and other beneficiary interests; and discovery of trusts and other “expectancy interests.” You will also learn about drafting considerations based on factors that may be scrutinized by a divorce court in determining the extent to which trust assets will be considered.