The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a nonprofit association of lawyers established in 1949. Its members are elected to the College by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.
Why You Should Attend
What are the toughest ethical questions you face in your trust and estate practice? What does an estate planning practitioner need to know now to identify and avoid potential ethics violations and legal malpractice in the future?
In this convenient livetelephone seminar/audio webcast, a panel of nationally known ACTEC experts addresses 10 tough ethics questions ina fast-paced discussion of common ethical issues lawyers encounter in trust and estate practice, including:
Representing clients who reside in a state in which the estate planning attorney is not licensed.
Representing multiple parties such as husbands and wives or family members in different generations.
Representing clients in various asset protection strategies.
Representing clients with diminished capacity.
Making sure that the representation of a client is effective and timely and keeping the client informed of the work and charging reasonable fees for the work.
This interactive seminar offers you the opportunity to ask questions of the faculty before and during the program. The discussion will be based on ACTEC’s Fourth Edition, Commentaries on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, accessible free of charge at www.actec.org/public/CommentariesPublic.asp.
Need ethics credit? This seminar qualifies for 2.0 to 2.4 ethics credit hours, depending on state requirements, in MCLE jurisdictions that accredit live telephone seminars and/or webcasts.
Eastern 12 noon – 2 pm Central 11 am – 1 pm Mountain 10 am – 12 noon Pacific & Arizona 9 am – 11 am Alaska8 am - 10 am Hawaii6 am – 8 am
Mandatory CLE Credit
Virtually all ALI CLE programs receive credit in AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV and WY. Upon request, ALI CLE will apply for credit in ID, LA, and RI.
For more information about CLE or CPE credit, email TeamMCLE@ali-cle.org or call 1-800-CLE-NEWS (253-6397).
The Table of Contents for this coursebook can be found below. For further information about the program, please use the links on the lefthand side under "Course Details".