Help your clients avoid more conflict
With multiple issues to address in the dissolution of a marriage, it can be easy to overlook important considerations in unfamiliar practice areas. However, if documents like operating or marital property agreements aren’t drafted with other factors in mind, divorced couples may find themselves facing additional legal headaches down the road.
Navigating the Intersection of Estate Planning, Divorce, and Business Law will cover the critical overlaps between estate planning, family law, and business law, so you can provide more effective, comprehensive representation to your clients.
Handling estate division
In the midst of a divorce, your clients have a million things going through their minds – and estate planning probably isn’t at the top of their list. Nevertheless, there are important issues that need to be considered at each stage of a dissolving union. Discuss what actions need to be taken to protect and maintain control over your clients’ assets pre-divorce and while the action is pending. Post-divorce, know what your clients should revisit and update in their estate plans.
When personal and professional ties mix
When a marriage breaks up, the ownership and control of a business can also be jeopardized. Learn what documents and clauses best protect your clients’ business interests in the event of divorce. Analyze how estate planning and divorce are impacted when a party is CEO or shareholder of a business. Also discuss how family business succession planning should be handled to best protect the business.
Effective and ethical solutions
To serve your clients well, you need to come up with effective solutions while complex issues arise. Throughout the day, you’ll discuss ethical implications for each topic. Then, the program will conclude with a session summarizing ethics concerns from the day. Learn answers to tricky questions like “Can I do estate planning for a couple and represent one later in a divorce?”
Plus, learn how various public benefits are affected by divorce proceedings. Pick up new insights on the intersections between estate planning, divorce, and business law at Navigating the Intersection of Estate Planning, Divorce, and Business Law .