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Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration (2015)

Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration (2015) Book

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Primary Author
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.-
Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C. (Edison)

Speakers
Adam P. Dubeck, Esq.
Dubeck Law Firm, LLC (Morristown)

William P. Isele, Esq. Archer & Greiner, P.C. (Princeton)

Martin A. Spigner, Esq. Law Offices of Martin A. Spigner (Cranbury)

In cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder & Disability Law Section and Young Lawyers Division

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Table of Contents

Articles, Forms, Checklists
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. 1

New Client/Schedule Appointment 1 Confidential Will Questionnaire 3 Will Bill 8 Will Draft 9 Doctor Certification of Patient Capacity to Sign Legal Documents 11 Thank You for Referral 12 Power of Attorney Draft Letter 13 Will Execution Checklist 15 Will Signing Instructions for Wills or Power of Attorney Not Signed

in Law Office 17 Referral Out to Another Attorney 19 Letter Re: No Representation 20 Letter Re: Recommending Will to Client 21 Post Will Letter 23 Client Questionnaire/End of Case 25 Letter Re: Power of Attorney Taking Effect 27 Letter Re: Release and Refunding Bonds from Each Beneficiary 29 Will/Estate Bill 30 Revocation of Durable Power of Attorney 31 Wills and Estate Planning: Save Money and Provide for Your

Loved Ones 33 Federal HIPAA Law Now Recommends New Power of Attorney

Special Report 37 Living Wills 41 Gay Lesbians Partners - Problems if No Estate Planning 49 How to Prepare Letters of Instruction to Family, Employees, and

Executor Regarding Funeral Arrangements, Business Transfer and

Post-Death Procedures 51 Removing an Executor from an Estate 55 Estate Planning for Alzheimer Patients & Guardianship of Disabled

Adults 61 Answers to Questions About Probate and Administration of an

Estate 65 Ten Estate Planning Ideas for Divorced or Separated Persons 73 Executor of a Will Duties and Responsibilities Special Report 75 Prenuptial Agreements to Protect Your Assets in Case of Divorce

or Death 81 Undue Influence to Void a Will or Power of Attorney 87 Attorney-Client Confidential Relationship 95 Agreement to Provide Legal Services Probate 97 Letter Re: Recommendations to Executor 101 Trust vs. Wills 105 Caveat to Will 109 Agreement to Provide Legal Services Probate 111 Letter Re: No Charge for Advice 115

Guardianship Bill 117 Will Signing Instructions for Wills or Power of Attorney Not Signed

in Law Office 121 Letter Re: Confidentiality of Files 123 Letter Acknowledging Receipt of Documents 125 Central Jersey Elder Law Website/Articles 127 Dying Without a Will 133 Elective Share of Spouse 141 Joint Bank Accounts Upon Death 149 What is a Probate Release & Refunding Bond? 163 Call Notes of ABA Aging and Law Networking Call 167 ABA Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Committee

Spring 2014 Report 171 Winter 2014 Report 175 Fall 2013 Report 179

ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division Council
Agenda Report Form Summer Annual 2013 183

Ethics Committee Opinion 692 Clarified on Retaining Client Files 187 Index to Vercammen materials on CD

ABA Wills and Probate Book Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.

Elder and Probate Forms Additional Forms
Will Forms

Financing Nursing Home Care in New Jersey PowerPoint Presentation
William P. Isele, Esq.

NJ Estate Administration Basics PowerPoint Presentation
Adam P. Dubeck, Esq.

Attachment
New Jersey Estate Administration Forms

Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration Martin A. Spigner, Esq.

Why Do Estate Tax Planning?
The Survivors Choice (Disclaimer) Trust or the Unified Credit

Trust 219 Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust 222 Gift-Giving 222 Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust (IDGT) 223

How the IDGT Works 223

189 199

Rev. Rul. 2004-64 IDGTs vs. GRATs

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts Martin A. Spigner, Esq.

Introduction
Irrevocability
Payments of Premium; Crummy Powers Limiting Right of Withdrawal
Trustees
Administration of the Trust; Taxes; Fees Spendthrift Provisions
Execution of Trust
Post-Execution
Attachments

Sample Client Memo
Sample Last-to-Die Trust
Sample Living Will With POA for Health Care Sample Irrevocable Trust
Sample Revocable Living Trust
Sample Supplemental Needs Trust
Sample Affidavit of Trustee Appointment

About the Panelists...

Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. 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 is writing a book for the ABA on Wills and Estates.

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.

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Kenneth Vercammen is the Managing Attorney at Kenneth Vercammen & Associates in Edison, NJ. He is a New Jersey trial attorney has devoted a substantial portion of his professional time to the preparation and trial of litigated matters. He has appeared in Courts throughout New Jersey each week for litigation and contested Probate hearings.

Mr. Vercammen has published over 125 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on elder law, probate and litigation topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation issues 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 is chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American Bar Association General Practice Division. He is also Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter and also the Criminal Law Committee newsletter. Mr. Vercammen is a recipient of the NJSBA- YLD Service to the Bar Award. And past Winner "General Practice Attorney of the Year" from the NJ State Bar Association. He is a 22 year active member of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the ABA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section.

He established the NJlaws website which includes many articles on Elder Law. Mr. Vercammen received his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Scranton and his J.D. from Widener/Delaware Law School, where he was the Case Note Editor of the Delaware Law Forum, a member of the Law Review and the winner of the Delaware Trial Competition.

RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON WILLS, ELDER LAW, AND PROBATE

Edison Adult School -Wills, Elder Law & Probate- 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 [inc Edison TV], 2001, 2000,1999,1998,1997
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association Miami 2007
Elder Law Practice, New Ethical Ideas to Improve Your Practice by Giving Clients What They Want and Need American Bar Association Hawaii 2006
South Plainfield Seniors- New Probate Law 2005, East Brunswick Seniors- New Probate Law 2005
Old Bridge AARP 2002; Guardian Angeles/ Edison 2002; St. Cecilia/ Woodbridge Seniors 2002;
East Brunswick/ Halls Corner 2002;
Linden AARP 2002
Woodbridge Adult School -Wills and Estate Administration -2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996
Woodbridge Housing 2001; Metuchen Seniors & Metuchen TV 2001; Frigidare/ Local 401 Edison 2001; Chelsea/ East Brunswick 2001, Village Court/ Edison 2001; Old Bridge Rotary 2001; Sacred Heart/ South Amboy 2001; Livingston Manor/ New Brunswick 2001; Sunrise East Brunswick 2001; Strawberry Hill/ Woodbridge 2001;
Wills and Elder Law - Metuchen Adult School 1999,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993
Clara Barton Senior Citizens- Wills & Elder Law-Edison 2002, 1995
AARP Participating Attorney in Legal Plan for NJ AARP members 1999-2005

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