Estate Planning for Blended Families

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Event date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 13:00
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Seminar Partners
Toronto, Ontario

Blended families have come a long way since the Brady Bunch of the 1970’s. Today’s second (or third or fourth) marriages raise complex legal, financial and practical issues for families - and for their lawyers! Balancing the interests of the surviving spouse with those of children from prior marriages can be challenging for even the most experienced practitioner. Do you have the skills you need to meet the needs of this growing client base? This convenient, 90 minute webinar with experienced Toronto estates lawyers Rachel Blumenfeld and Marni Pernica will examine essential estate-planning tools lawyers can use to minimize disputes and protect the interests of all involved. After taking this course you will:

  • be more alert to sources of conflict in blended families
  • understand important considerations when acting for blended families
  • understand the benefits and risks of various planning tools
  • enhance your knowledge of the tax regime as it applies to estates and trusts

Don’t miss this opportunity to get practical advice on the specific planning needs of blended families, and key do’s and don’ts to avoid undesired consequences and make sure your client’s wishes are respected.

Live webinar with chat includes 60 day replay, this program features real-time audio of the presenter with synchronized presentation slides, and a chat feature that allows for live Q & A.