Protections for Surviving Spouses


Protections for Surviving Spouses

Start 09/19/2023 - 6:45 PM
End 09/19/2023 - 8:00 PM


Join us for a discussion of the major state and federal protections for New York surviving spouses such as family exempt property, the right of election, and ERISA as amended by REACT.

The history and proposed changes to these protections will be reviewed, including the proposed Equity for Surviving Spouses Act (ESSA).

This CLE program will be relevant to attorneys with a general practice, an estate planning practice, a family law practice, an employee benefits practice, an employment law practice, or a debtor-creditor law practice.




Albert Feuer, The Law Offices of Albert Feuer, Chair, Life Insurance and Employee Benefits Committee of the NYSBA Trusts and Estates Law Section; Anna Masilela, Partner, Schotter, Millican LLP, Vice-Chair, Life Insurance and Employee Benefits Committee, NYSBA Trusts and Estates Law Section.


1.5 NY Credits: 1.5 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional; 1.5 NJ Credits: 1.5 General



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