South Brunswick Library Estate Planning and Probate

When

Tue, Nov 16, 2021    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Type

South Brunswick Library
Estate Planning and Probate 2021
November 16 at 7pm
Please join the South Brunswick Library for a Virtual Presentation of this legal workshop.   Register below to be sent an invitation for the Zoom.
New Main Topics:
1. Handling Probate during Covid and while Government offices closed
2. Dangers If You Have No Will or documents invalid
3. Getting your Estate Planning Documents done when you can’t go into the law office
4. What goes into a Will
5. NJ Estate Tax eliminated and Inheritance Tax reduced
6. Power of Attorneys recommendations
7.  Living Will & Advance Directive for Medical Care
8.  Administering the Estate/ Probate/Surrogate
9. Avoiding unnecessary expenses and saving your family money
Do you have a current will?  Have you ever had to deal with the probate process? The Edison law offices of Kenneth Vercammen will join the library this evening to hold a workshop on the latest legal issues regarding Estate Planning and Probate. Remember, the laws are constantly changing and you should be aware of what is new and how it will affect you and your family.  In a recent newsletter, lawyer Kenneth Vercammen tells us to “beware of the inexpensive forms you can get online.”  He warns, “Often cheap online forms are rejected” in the probate process.  Come hear what you need to know when considering how to legally protect your assets for your family.
Questions can be asked using the chat feature on WebEx and they will be answered during the Q&A period at the end of the presentation as time allows.

SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Edison, (Author- ABA’s “Wills and Estate Administration book”)

To register, go to https://sbpl.libnet.info/event/5531704

Can’t attend?  We can email you materials Send email to [email protected]
    Free Will Seminars and Speakers Bureau for Groups
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.  If your organization in Central NJ would like to schedule a Will & Estates seminar, call Kenneth Vercammen’s Law Office at 732-572-0500 or email [email protected]
     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. http://www.njlaws.com/freeseminars1.html
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