2021 Family Law Conference


 
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2021 FAMILY LAW CONFERENCE

The Long-Term Marriage: Breaking Up is Harder to Do

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Program Schedule

April 8, 2021 — DAY 1
8:30 am - 9:30 am
(60 min)
THE LONG-TERM CIR AND ATTENDANT TAX CONSEQUENCESBen Hawes and Michael Bugni
  • IRC 1041
  • Tax impact planning
  • The Gift — is it a viable solution?
  • Real Estate Transfers — federal and state considerations
9:30 am - 10:30 am
(60 min)
ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS DURING AND AFTER DIVORCEWendy Goffe
  • Bridge Will
  • Maintaining Original Will Post-Divorce (RCW 11.12.051 and waiver/codicil)
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • “Unwinding” the joint estate plan
10:30 am - 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
(75 min)
PRENUPTIAL, POSTNUPTIAL, AND COMMUNITY PROPERTY AGREEMENTS, TRUSTS, AND FAMILY LLCsSherri Anderson
  • Pre/Post-Nuptial and Community Property Agreements: Long-Term Marriage Enforceability Considerations
  • Trusts-Valuation and Transfer Issues
  • Family LLCs and impact on award of property in dissolution
April 9, 2021 — DAY 2
8:30 am - 9:30 am
(60 min)
DOES SEPARATE PROPERTY EXIST AFTER A LONG-TERM MARRIAGE?Tom Hamerlinck
  • Larson/Calhoun and Washington’s Treatment of Separate Property
  • Does the type of property impact court’s award?
9:30 am - 10:30 am
(60 min)
BEST PRACTICES IN UNWINDING LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS - A Panel DiscusstionTed Billbe, Ken Brewe, and Carl Edwards
  • Litigating the CIR
  • Addressing CIR and Later Marriage
  • Addressing Financial Equalization
10:30 am - 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
(75 min)
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF WORKING WITH THE AGING POPULATIONMichael Longyear and Shannon Ellmers
  • RPC 1.14 Client with Diminished Capacity
  • RPC 1.2 Scope of Representation and Allocation of Authority Between Lawyer and Client
  • RPC 1.6 Confidentiality

5.25 Regular Credits//1 Ethics Credit (approved)