CLE: Wills 101 for Domestic Violence Survivors

Register for this CLE.

When: WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2011 – 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
2 MCLE CREDITS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

Presented by: JUDITH VOLKMANN, Esq., CFP
JENNIFER DECARLI, Esq., LMSW, Executive Director, New York City Family Justice Center, Brooklyn

Topics include: Will drafting, including: the importance of having a will; how to write one; probate; health care proxies; power of attorney; joint accounts; assets.  Brief DV 101 and information on issues particular to DV clients, including: family court issues such as custody and ACS (NYC’s Children’s Services); different types of assets, such as rights to public housing apartments or Section 8 vouchers.

Your Commitment
This course is free to participants who agree to volunteer for two cases for a Wills, Domestic Violence or other matter with the Volunteer Lawyers Project. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

To register, download the registration flyer.

by Diana Wooden