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The Essentials of Estate Administration

About the Program
Learn about the estate administration process from a probate judge, a probate clerk, and experienced attorneys. This program guides you through the entire process of probating an estate, with focus on the Probate Court Rules of Procedure. Learn how to properly and effectively work with the court and procedural rules to get optimal results for your clients.

You Will Learn
  • The basic timeline and process of estate administration
  • Important Probate Court Rules of Procedure that govern various aspects of estate administration
  • Practical knowledge and tips to ensure you are prepared to handle the estate administration process from start to finish

Who Should Purchase
This excellent training program will benefit attorneys who are new to estate administration or need a basic refresher. The program also provides a good review for more advanced attorneys, addressing common problems and mistakes made during administration of estates.

Speakers
Hon. Beverly Streit-Kefalas , Milford-Orange Probate Court, Milford
Christina Bianchi , Milford-Orange Probate Court, Milford
Douglas R. Brown , Brody Wilkinson PC, Southport
Ann Fowler Cruz , Cohen and Wolf PC, Bridgeport

CLE Credit
CT: 3.5 CLE Credits
NY: 4.0 CLE Credits (4.0 Professional Practice)

Cost
Member $145
Non-Member $290
Student Member $100
Advanced Evidence Issues: ESI, Social Media, and Cellphones

About the Program
The widespread use of technology and social media has made electronically stored information a pervasive source of evidence for litigators.The program reviews the landscape of E-discovery and electronic evidence in the courtroom. Evidence derived from different social media platforms will be explored with a focus on its most effective use in litigation.The program also examines cellular data analysis, widely used in criminal and civil cases, to “place” a person at a particular location based on cell phone usage.

You Will Learn
  • E-discovery from beginning to end, including effective strategies to navigate and find ESI evidence and ensure its admissibility
  • How to obtain and preserve social media evidence and the best way to authenticate and admit this evidence
  • The technology which drives cellphone site location issues and the pitfalls, misleading data, and mistakes made by law enforcement in reading cellular data

Who Should Purchase
Both the new lawyer and experienced litigator will benefit from this CLE.

Moderator
Emily A. Gianquinto , EAG Law LLC, Glastonbury

Speakers
Jane C. Christie , Diserio Martin O'Connor & Castiglioni LLP, Stamford
Jonathan Kaplan , Pullman & Comley LLC, Hartford
Aaron Romano , Aaron Romano PC, Bloomfield
Matthew Wagner , Diserio Martin O'Connor & Castiglioni LLP, Stamford

CLE Credit
CT: 3.5 CLE Credits
NY: 4.0 CLE Credits (4.0 Professional Practice)

Cost
Member $145
Non-Member $225
Residential Real Estate Closings: Practice Essentials and an Overview of the New Rules

About the Program
This comprehensive seminar is designed to take its attendees from the opening to the closing of the file. Panelists explore the intricacies of the closing process from pre-closing to post-closing matters. Information about the new TILA RESPA will be covered. Speakers explain and demonstrate the new loan estimate (f/k/a the “GFE”), the new closing disclosure (f/k/a “HUD-1 Settlement Statement”), and familiarize you with the new forms and vocabulary. Be ready for your first closing under the new TRID rules. Be on the forefront of the new forms and requirements! 

You Will Learn
  • What to do when you first receive the file
  • How to work with lenders
  • How to understand title commitments and tile insurance options
  • How to put together the traditional settlement statement as well as the upcoming closing disclosure forms
  • About ALTA's Best Practices
  • About the new loan estimate (f/k/a the "GFE") and the new closing disclosure (f/k/a "HUD-1 Settlement Statement")

Who Should Purchase
Attorneys, paralegals, and anyone interested in learning about the process of conducting a residential real estate closing, from it's inception through to successful completion. In addition, anyone seeking instruction on the new federal rules will benefit from this program.

Speaker
Lisa J. Lugauskas , Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Hartford
Edward M. Rosenblatt , Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, East Hartford

CLE Credit
5.5 CLE Credits

Cost
Member - $175
Non-Member - $225
Student Member $75
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