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Basic Wills & Trusts Drafting in Tennessee

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  • Fundamental "nuts & bolts" discussion of drafting simple Wills, step-by-step with forms
  • Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives
  • How to build a profitable "sideline" practice in simple Wills
  • Includes 100 pages of Will and trust forms!
  • New 7-hour format:  Complete your annual CLE requirement with this In-Person seminar, plus one 8-hour Online On-Demand bundle (see "CLE On-Demand" page for details on On-Demand courses)


  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Meeting Site

    Nashville School of Law

    4013 Armory Oaks Drive

    Nashville, TN  37204-4577

    Agenda for Friday, the 6th of December 2019

    Agenda is Approximate and Tentative

    (All Times are Central)

     8:00am - 8:30am - Registration

     8:30am - 10:15am - Fundamentals of Drafting Basic Wills, including a step-by-step discussion of typical Will provisions

    10:25am - 11:45am - Additional Troubleshooting Tips for Drafting Wills

    11:45am -  12:55pm -  Lunch (on your own)

     12:55pm - 1:50pm - 1) How to Recognize a Taxable Estate and other Taxation Issues  2) Miscellaneous Estate Planning Tools (Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, etc.)

     1:55pm - 2:55pm - Introduction to Basic Trusts

     3:00pm - 4:00pm - The Top Seven Ethics Mistakes General Practitioners Make in Wills & Estates Practice

     4:00pm - 5:00pm -  (*Bonus Ethics Hour)  Overlooked Ethical Considerations in Transactional Law Practice -- An Interactive Session