October 27, 2020

Lauren Nakachi to Participate on Panel for NJSBA "Intersection of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Marriage and Divorce for the 55+ Crowd" Webcast

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Lauren P. Nakachi, Esq., Firm Associate and Trusts, Estates & Wealth Management Practice member, will participate on a panel at an upcoming New Jersey State Bar Association webcast entitled “Intersection of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Marriage and Divorce for the 55+ Crowd” on October 30th.

This seminar is a must for both Estate Planners and Divorce Attorneys. A divorce causes the need for the revision or creation of an estate plan for the divorcing individual. When revising or creating an estate plan during or post-divorce, there are many issues that need to be taken into consideration--especially when an individual has adult children. This brand-new seminar provides a complete overview of those issues. Register today so that you know what needs to be addressed during your clients’ divorces or how to prepare the best estate plan you can when a divorce is involved.

Topics Include:

Dealing with Rights Arising at Marriage:
- Equitable Distribution
- Alimony
- Elective Share
- Duty to Support and intersection with Long Term Care
- Fiduciary Standing
- Preferential income, estate and inheritance tax treatment

Prenuptial Agreements to Modify These Rights:
- Requirements to be effective
- Coordination with estate plan and ERISA governed assets
- Mid-Marital Agreements
- Effective ways to modify:
- Equitable Distribution
- Alimony
- Elective Share
- Fiduciary Standing
- Ineffective for Medicaid and Duty to Support

Co-Habitation Agreements:
- Requirements to be effective
- NJ Inheritance Tax
- Domestic Partnership alternatives over age 62

Divorce Process:
- Estate planning before, during and after divorce (limitations on changing beneficiary
designations during a divorce)
- Death during divorce
- Using Trusts in Marital Settlement Agreements
- Impact of Divorce on Irrevocable Trusts

Click here for more information and to register!

NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.0 hours of total CLE credit.
CPE: 4.0 taxation credits pending
PA CLE: 3.0 substantive credits pending ($12 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program)
NY CLE (nt): 4.0 professional practice credits

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