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Trusts and Estates Law Section (AM2021)

Trusts and Estates Law Section (AM2021)

Triggering the Statute of Limitations: Ten Years After Schneider and in the COVID Zoom Zone

The program will be comprised of three parts:

  • Section Annual Meeting, Report of Nominating Committee and Election of Officers

  • “Triggering the Statute of Limitations: Ten Years After Schneider
  • Lessons learned; case law update; triggering the SOL in final client communication.

“The COVID Zoom Zone: Execution and Litigation in a Virtual World”

  • Mock demonstration with attorney witnesses and client; Status of Executive Orders and proposed legislation; potential pitfalls in due execution- strict compliance, testamentary capacity and undue influence; best practices to avoid/protect against litigation; overview of recent/current litigation with remotely executed documents.

Key Highlights and Takeaways

  • Understand the impact of Matter of Schneider after 10 years, including best practices for planners and litigators, the 3 “Ds” (document, document, document); documenting triggering of SOL.
  • The “do’s and don’ts” in remote execution, strict compliance with Executive Orders and helpful tips to protect document integrity and avoiding litigating Wills, Trusts and other documents executed virtually.

Section Chair

Jill Choate Beier, Beier & Associates, PLLC.

Program Co-Chairs

Kathryn Grant Madigan, Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP.

David A. Bamdad, Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP.

Section Member Price: $159.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $359.00
Published Date:
  • January 27, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
Law Practice Management Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.0