Spotswood Senior Center Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Semina

  • Spotswood Senior Center Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar

    May 23 at 12:00

    Free community program

    Spotswood Senior Center

    1 Arlington Ave.     

    Spotswood NJ 08884    

    WILLS & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION-PROTECT YOUR

    FAMILY AND MAKE PLANNING EASY

    SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Edison, NJ (Author- Wills and Estate Administration by the ABA)

           The NJ Probate Law made a number of substantial changes in Probate and the administration of estates and trusts in New Jersey.

    Main Topics:

    1. 2017 changes to NJ Estate Tax & changes to taxes on pensions

    2. 2017changes in Federal Estate and Gift Tax

    3. The New Probate Law and preparation of Wills 

    4. Power of Attorney

    5. Living Will             

    6. Administering the Estate/ Probate/Surrogate 

    You do not have to be a resident to attend

         COMPLIMENTARY MATERIAL: Brochures on Wills, "Answers to Questions about Probate" and Administration of an Estate, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Real Estate Sales for Seniors, and Trusts.

    For information contact

    Spotswood Senior Center

    1 Arlington Ave.     

    Spotswood NJ 08884    

    732-251-3432       bblatt@spotswoodboro.com

     

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       Free Will Seminars and Speakers Bureau for Groups

           

            10 years ago the AARP Network Attorneys of the Edison/Metuchen/Woodbridge area several years ago established a community Speakers Bureau to provide educational programs to AARP and senior clubs, Unions and Middlesex County companies. Now, Ken Vercammen, Esq. and volunteer attorneys of the Middlesex County Estate Planning Council have provided Legal Rights Seminars to hundreds of seniors, business owners and their employees, unions, clubs and non-profit groups. For additional information on the Legal Seminars, contact our Coordinator, Kenneth Vercammen's law office at (732) 572-0500, email VercammenLaw@njlaws.com

    Details on free programs available

     

    These quality daytime educational programs will educate and even entertain. Clubs and companies are invited to schedule a free seminar. The following Seminars are now available:

    1. WILLS & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION-PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND

    MAKE PLANNING EASY

    2. POWER OF ATTORNEY to permit family to pay your bills if you are temporarily disabled and permit doctors to talk with family

           All instructors are licensed attorneys who have been in practice at least 25 years. All instructors are members of the American Bar Association, New Jersey

    State Bar Association, and Middlesex County Bar Association. All programs include free written materials.

     

           You don't have to be wealthy or near death to do some thinking about a Will. Here is your opportunity to listen to an experienced attorney who will discuss how to distribute your property as you wish and avoid many rigid provisions of state law.

     

         Topics discussed include: Who needs a Will?; What if you die without a Will (intestacy)?; Mechanics of a Will; "Living Will"; Powers of Attorney; Selecting an executor, trustee, and guardian; Proper Will execution; Inheritance Taxes, Estate Taxes 14,000 annual gift tax exclusion, Bequests to charity, Why you need a "Self-Proving" Will and Estate Administration/ Probate.

     

           Sample materials: Hand-outs on Wills, Living Wills/Medical Advance Directive, Power of Attorney, Probate and Administration of an Estate, Real Estate, Working with your Attorney, Consumers Guide to New Jersey Laws, and Senior Citizen Rights.

     

    SPEAKERS BUREAU

     

            At the request of senior citizen groups, unions, and Middlesex County companies and organizations, the " Speakers Bureau " is a service designed to educate citizens about how laws affect their lives and how the judicial system operates. We have attorneys available to speak to businesspersons, educational, civic and social organizations on a wide range of topics during business hours.

     

    In today's complex world, few people can function successfully and safely without competent legal advice. In order to insure your estate plans are legally set up, you need to know exactly where you stand so that you can avoid possibly catastrophic mistakes impacting both you and your family.

     

    About the speaker: Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. We is the author of the American Bar Association’s book “Wills and Estate Administration”

    He is co-chair of the ABA Probate & Estate Planning Law Committee of the American Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division. He is a speaker for the NJ State Bar Association at the annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration program.

    He was Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter. Mr. Vercammen has published over 150 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on litigation, elder law, probate and trial topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation and probate law for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer. He established the NJlaws website www.njlaws.com which includes many articles on Estate Planning, Probate and Wills. He is a member of the AARP and often lectures to groups on the importance of an up to date Will, Power of Attorney and Living Will.

    KENNETH VERCAMMEN & ASSOCIATES, PC

    ATTORNEY AT LAW

    2053 Woodbridge Ave.

    Edison, NJ 08817

    (Phone) 732-572-0500

    (Fax)   732-572-0030

    www.njlaws.com