2014 Probate Bench Bar
Friday, September 12
South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division
Live at the
Bar Conference Center
1501 Park St., Columbia
Anderson - The Center of Excellence, 200 Bleckley St., Room 138
Charleston - Charleston School of Law, 81 Mary St, Mary 101 Room
Florence - South Eastern Institute of Manufacturing Technology, 1951 Pisgah Road, Room 249
Greenville - Greenville Technical College, Buck Mickel Center, 216 South Pleasantburg Dr., Room 188
Greenwood - Greenwood County Solicitors Office, 600 Monument Street, Suite 203
Rock Hill - The Baxter M. Hood Center, 452 South Anderson Rd, Bridges Room
Spartanburg - Spartanburg County Public Library, 151 S. Church Street, Hoechst-Celanese Room
Judiciary: Early Bird $195 / Regular $245 (after 8/29)
Attorneys: Early Bird $240 / Regular $290 (after 8/29)
This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours and 6.0 Estate Planning and Probate specialty credit hours
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About the Seminar
The South Carolina Bar CLE Division is pleased to announce our 2014 Probate Bench Bar Seminar. Charleston attorney G.P. Diminich and Dorchester County Probate Judge Mary Blunt have put together an outstanding agenda and truly excellent faculty to bring you a seminar that will provide you with cutting edge instruction on the hottest topics in Probate Court for 2014.
As always, this special CLE program is mandatory for South Carolina’s Probate Judges, so if you are an attorney who practices in the Probate Courts, be sure that you don’t miss this unique learning and networking opportunity!
8:30 a.m. Registration
8:55 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Hon. Mary Blunt
Dorchester Probate Court
9:00 a.m. Decanting and Modification of Trusts under the revised Trust Code and ATRA
J. Aaron Nelson Jr.
Merline & Meacham, P.A.
9:45 a.m. The Senior Debtor: Debt & Bankruptcy Issues for Elder Law Practitioners
Lex A. Rogerson Jr.
Law Office of Lex Rogerson
Russell A. DeMott
DeMott Law Firm, P.A.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Technology Tidbits for Dummies
Hon. Travis Moore
Greenwood Probate Court
11:30 a.m. Has UAGPPJA Gotcha? – Dealing with Interstate Transfers of Guardianships and Conservatorships
Hon. Edward M. Sauvain
Greenville Probate Court
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m. Key Concepts and Developments with Modern Portfolio Theory and the Uniform Prudent Investor Act
Carly E. Howard
BB&T Wealth Management
2:15 p.m. Uniform Partnering with the Veterans Administration: An Overview of Resources and Benefits
Meredith Miller, LISW
Veteran’s Justice Outreach
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. The Yin and Yang of Powers of Attorney
Micheal J. Polk
Belser & Belser, P.A.
4:00 p.m. Case Law Update and Q&A Session on Creditor’s Claims re: Foreclosures
Professor S. Alan Medlin
University of South Carolina School of Law
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
All registrations must be pre-paid.
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 administrative processing fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to CLE Registrar at email@example.com by 5 p.m., one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations will not be accepted within one week of seminar date. One-time transfers to seminars of like value will be accepted for a $25 administrative fee in lieu of cancellations within one week of seminar. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend.