This nuts-and-bolts program is a must for any attorney new to handling probate administration. The speakers will take you through the process of estate administration from start to finish, including a discussion of the filings involved and the tax and non-tax considerations that should be kept in mind as you settle the estate. Topics include:
• The Role and Responsibilities of the Surrogate
• Presenting an application for probate or administration in the Surrogate’s Court
• Probate practice in the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Probate Part
• Assisting fiduciaries with estate administration (marshaling assets, identifying and satisfying creditors and distributing interests to beneficiaries and heirs)
• Federal and state death tax filing requirements and considerations for payment of the taxes.
Hon. Michelle A. Gentek-Mayer is the Surrogate of Camden County. The Surrogate serves as the judge and clerk of the Surrogate’s Court, and as the clerk of the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Probate Part;
Cheryl Nidorf Austin is the Deputy Surrogate of Camden County;
Donald P. Craig, Esq., Of Counsel at Archer & Greiner, P.C., focuses on Estate Litigation, including disputes between fiduciaries and beneficiaries, guardianship matters and accountings;
Brenda Lee Eutsler, Esq., Brenda Lee Eutsler, Associates, P.A., practices estate and trust administration, probate and fiduciary litigation, estate planning, guardianships and elder law.
NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.3 hours of total CLE credit. This program also qualifies for 3.3 hours of credit for Basic Estate Administration for NJ newly admitted lawyers.