Practice Gems: Probate Essentials 2018


Friday, September 21, 2018 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)

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2 h 30 m Substantive
30 m Professionalism

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  • John Clark
    Clarks LLP
  • Suzana Popovic-Montag, TEP
    Hull & Hull LLP

Probate practice is often considered uncomplicated work. Not so. Challenging issues can arise for several reasons. For example, a faulty or dated estate plan or hastily drafted will could hinder or cause delays in obtaining Certificates of Appointment. Are you ready for all contingencies? Our presenters explore ways to anticipate and effectively mitigate complications. Additionally, you receive practical precedents to help you navigate your next probate file as efficiently as possible.​

  • How can you protect an estate from identity theft?
  • Should you probate an insolvent estate?
  • How do you deal with non-traditional testamentary documents?
  • What is the latest on joint assets and the presumption of resulting trusts?
  • How do you handle the probate application when the will is lost?
  • How do you resolve competing applications for probate? 


  • John ClarkClarks LLP
  • Suzana Popovic-Montag, TEPHull & Hull LLP
  • Ian Hull, C.S.Hull & Hull LLP
  • Craig RossPallett Valo LLP
  • Jenny PhoDale & Lessmann LLP
  • Andrea HillEvans Sweeny Bordin LLP
  • Marcia GreenNelligan O'Brien Payne LLP
  • Brian GillinghamCunningham, Swan LLP
  • Mary-Alice Thompson, C.S., TEPCunningham, Swan LLP

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