Probate and Estate Planning Section Meeting: Testamentary Capacity Standards From Drafting through Trial

Probate and Estate Planning Section Meeting: Testamentary Capacity Standards From Drafting through Trial

Presented by Marin County Bar Association

About the Event

What mental capacity standards apply in California civil litigation? This panel: a retired Superior Court judge, an estate planner, a neuropsychologist, and a litigator, will address evidencing and demonstrating a testator’s/settlor’s capacity to make, amend or revoke estate planning instruments. Judge Elaine Rushing will explain the divergence between testamentary and contractual capacity. Ronald Wargo will address capacity for the drafting attorney. Dr. Jonathan Canick will address the neuropsychological approach to capacity. Walter Cook will discuss litigating capacity cases, including special requirements for settlements.

Featured JAMS Speaker

Hon. Elaine Rushing (Ret.)

Credit

1.0 CLE General Credit

Date / Time

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST

Location

Town Center Community Room
770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201
Corte Madera, CA 94925

 

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Featured People

Hon. Elaine Rushing (Ret.)
  • Agribusiness
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Real Property