11th Annual Wills and Estates Conference Online
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Pre-ordered ebooks,Estate planning and Wills,11th Annual Wills and Estates Conference Online
 
Delivered in 4 parts over 4 half days

19, 20 & 27 August and 3 September 2020

 ABOUT THE BOOK

2020 is shaping up to be an incredibly challenging year for wills and estate practitioners and their clients. COVID-19 has altered the way succession documents are prepared and executed, while the economic downturn has impacted the value of clients’ estates. This year’s conference seeks to unravel the complexities, from preparing wills and enduring powers of attorneys in a pandemic, to dealing with bankrupt and insolvent estates, as well as managing tax issues in estate administration.


Part 1: Drafting Challenges in Preparing Wills

  • Preparing Wills and EPOAs in a Pandemic: Is Close Enough Good Enough?

  • Over and Out: Are Electronic Wills Valid in a Coronavirus Landscape?

  • Till Death Us Do Part: How Effective Are Mutual Wills?


Part 2: Taking Care of Tax and Super Issues in the Estate

  • Nothing is Certain Except Death and Taxes: Tax issues in Estate Administration

  • A Super-Size Complexity: Post Death Superannuation Distribution

  • A New Era for Trustee Discretionary Distributions?


Part 3: Authority and Liability Issues in Administering the Estate

  • Executor Limitations: The Consequences of Acting Without a Grant

  • You Can’t Get Away with That! Challenging Abuse of Enduring Powers of Attorney and other Unconscionable Conduct

  • What to Do When the Cupboard is Bare: Bankrupt and Insolvent Estates


Part 4: Challenging Wills and Estate Disputes

  • Is Home Where the Heart Is? The Importance of Domicile and Residency in Will Disputes

  • The Age of Entitlement: Eligibility for Family Provision Claims

  • Will Caveats: Proceed with Caution

THE FACULTY

Jennifer McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover, Sydney

Steve Grant, Director, Merthyr Law, Brisbane

Lindsay Ellison SC, Barrister, Wardell Chambers, Sydney

Andrew Verspaandonk, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Robert Monahan, Principal, Monahan Estate Planning, Sydney

Warwick Gilbertson, Partner, Turnbull Hill Lawyers, Sydney

Jennifer Dixon, Practice Leader, Moores, Melbourne

Nathan Yii, Director, Nathan Yii Lawyers, Melbourne

Stephen Lynch, Director, Somerville Legal, Sydney

David Topp, Barrister, Queensland Bar, Brisbane

Carolyn Sparke QC, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Paul Evans, Partner, Makinson d’Apice Lawyers, Sydney

Phillip McGowan, Partner, McCullough Robertson, Sydney

Angela Cornford-Scott, Director, Cornford-Scott Lawyers, Brisbane

John Armfield, Barrister, Second Floor Wentworth Chambers, Sydney

Ursula Stanisich, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
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Product Code: E/PGDEAUG20
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)