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Take advantage of “the Best of” two of PBI’s most popular Institutes

In this one-day Symposium we feature some of the most popular sessions from our annual Estate Law Institute and Elder Law Institute. Whether you have a general practice or you concentrate in estate law, elder law or both, you’ll find this course offers just what you need. You’ll pick up important practice tips and the latest developments. Break-out sessions at each of our conference centers make it easy for you to choose the topics that interest you the most. You can also join us on the web or at any of our simulcast sites for a selected track of great topics.

 

Register today so you can

  • Learn the latest developments in estate and elder law
  • Customize your program – you choose the topics that matter most to you
  • Get an excellent course manual full of updated, practical resource material
  • Enjoy networking with your colleagues during our continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks

 

Program Sponsor: PBA Real Property and Probate and Elder Law Sections

 

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Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
Original Product Date: February 22, 2018
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Civil Litigation Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Enhance your practice with updates in key areas of civil litigation, fine tune your knowledge, and learn from leading practitioners.

     

    Analyze recent important decisions from the Pennsylvania state and federal courts and maximize your time with relevant updates, valuable practice tips and convenient locations.

     

    Topics to be covered:

    • Motor vehicle law
    • Products liability
    • Recent legislation
    • Ethical issues
    • Developments in PA civil procedure

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil Litigation Section

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 15, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Debt Collection Trends in Litigation, Compliance and Enforcement (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Examine the scope and evolution of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

    Join us for an in depth examination of the current status of the FDCPA including current trends in litigation, compliance and enforcement of the Federal Statute.

     

    Equip yourself to comply with state and federal laws

    Learn how attorneys, or anyone, who collect debts need to understand the FDCPA and Pennsylvania’s related law, the Fair Credit Extension Uniformity Act, and federal laws such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

     

    Explore the issues

    Discover how to avoid liability and recognize when your clients have been subjected to unfair collection practices in:

    • Bankruptcy
    • Credit reporting
    • Student loans
    • Payday loans
    • Repossessions
    • Telephone communications

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: March 19, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 4.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse How to Prepare the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Sample filled-in returns included

     

    After starting off with a refresher on Pennsylvania inheritance tax law, you’ll walk through a series of examples of inheritance tax returns, from the simple estate to the more complex one. The experienced faculty will guide you through these sample estates highlighting the commonly mishandled items and other issues that can be particularly troublesome.

     

    This program is a great opportunity to:

    • Be sure you’ve picked up every deduction and credit available to you
    • Get practical tips about the documentation you should be attaching to your returns and the reasons it matters
    • Be updated on all that’s new
    • Brush up on what is and what is not subject to tax
    • Get tips for handling trusts, annuities, mutual funds & other nonprobate assets
    • Clarify how and when the new family-owned business exemption is used
    • and more!

     

    Program Sponsor: PBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

     


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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 11, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 6.00 hours Substantive Credits

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    Collapse Internet Legal Research 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gather the critical knowledge needed to:

    • Analyze the pros and cons of free versus pay resources
    • Distinguish good information from the bad
    • Narrow down your search results
    • Access information available in the deep/invisible web
    • Ethically pursue information
    • Understand the limitations of social media searching
    • Evaluate the plethora of research apps for mobile devices

     

    Explore free and paid online resources

    The amount of information available on the web is staggering; making a simple web search overwhelming.

    • Identify techniques to efficiently comb through the vast amount of online data
    • Receive pointers to narrow your search results
    • Discover resources to perform traditional and deep/invisible web searches

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 13, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 2.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Law of Guns in Pennsylvania 2017 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    Gun laws are still the most controversial issue facing today's practitioner

     

    In this course, the faculty will address:

    • What Counsel needs to know when your case meets a media feeding frenzy
    • Special concerns in defending VUFA and GCA charges
    • The Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 certification and License to Carry Firearms; open carry, carry without a license and Mens Rea
    • Approaches to the 'traditional' dispossessory regulations including mental health criteria
    • What the latest appellate court decisions, state and federal, mean to you and your clients
    • Due process and the right to keep and bear arms
    • Principles of Justification and the Castle Doctrine, illustrated in shoot / no-shoot video scenarios
    • Board of Pardons and Parole procedures and concerns - how the Board works and what it expects your presentation to address
    • License to Carry Firearms issuance and revocation - what you can do for your client and how to do it

     

    Special guest speaker:
    Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania

     

    Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: December 20, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 5.00 hours Substantive Credits, 1 hour Ethics Credits

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    Collapse Realty Transfer Tax Update 2018 (Philadelphia, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)

    An update on the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia realty transfer taxes, including recent Philadelphia changes

     

    Follow the panel of experts as they present a hypothetical transaction and explain different ways to structure the transactions and the various realty transfer tax results.

     

    Gain insight from the experts

    • Hear from those who administer these taxes and find out new developments
    • Review recent realty tax cases rulings and regulations
    • Review practice examples
    • Hear from the lawyers who wrote the regulations, work on rulings and assist in deciding cases to pursue

     

    Walk away with a great reference tool

    • Your course book will serve as a one-stop shop for your realty tax transfer questions
    • Receive side-by-side comparison of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia realty transfer taxes

     

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    Formats Available: Attend In-Person, Live Webcast + Streaming, Simulcast
    Original Product Date: February 08, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • PA CLE: 3.00 hours Substantive Credits

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