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Drafting Prenuptial and Spousal Settlement Agreements: From Routine to Complex Issues and Clauses -- ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, AT DOOR REGISTRATION ONLY

Friday, June 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:
Members of NYCLA's Young Lawyers Section may attend for $35. Register above as "Law Office Staff." Status will be confirmed at registration.

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Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium

Course ID: C061314

Credits: 4 NJ Credits: 4 General
4 NY Credits: 2 Skills; 2 PP; Transitional and Non-transitional

Course Description:

Learn from a panel of experts about drafting specific clauses and provisions in prenuptial and spousal settlement agreements. This hand-on course will look ate the following issues and discuss ways to deal with them effectively:

  • Prenuptial and spousal settlement agreements in light of Petrakis v. Petrakis. The role of the general and specific merger clauses, including sample provisions.

  • Considerations regarding Elder Law when drafting prenuptial and spousal settlement agreements for older clients. What to include.

  • Considerations when drafting prenuptial and spousal agreements for the LGBT community. Anticipating portability, tax consequences, custody, etc., in New York and mini-DOMA states.

  • Considerations regarding estates and trusts issues  when drafting prenuptial and spousal agreements. Drafting considerations.


Program Chair: Elliott Scheinberg, Esq.

Faculty: Stephen Gassman, Gassman Baiamonte Betts, PC; Arlene Harris, Kaye Scholer; Robert M. Freedman, SchiffHardin; Ralph M. Randazzo, Randazzo & Randazzo LLP


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