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CLE 2022 FEB 8 (11AM CST – 1PM CST | Live Online) Preventing Legal and Financial Problems in Elder/Divorce Mediation with Real Property Taxation, Valuation, Disposition, and Division

Current Status
Not Enrolled

CLE: 2 Hours (General) CME: 2 Hours (General)

Practice Areas: Divorce | Elder | Trusts | Probate | Estate Planning Law

This course is approved for Arkansas CLE 2 hours (General).

CLE Hours for Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Oregon, and Washington are pending (CLE 2 Hours).

Faculty: Prof. Kelly Murray, JD

Co-Founder of Vetting The House LLC
Prof. Kelly Lise Murray, J.D. is a scholar and serial entrepreneur focused on housing and financial justice in litigation and ADR. She is passionate about helping preserve home ownership eligibility, especially in family disputes

Prof. Murray graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford and cum laude from Harvard Law School. She is the lead faculty/investigator for the National Family Court Project on Housing and Financial Justice. With an Illinois law license, she has been a Vanderbilt Law School faculty member since 2005, as well as family mediator (inactive), trained in Collaborative Law (2010 with Chip Rose) and trained in Domestic Violence Mediation (2004 with Nina Meierding).

Course Summary

The house is a complicated legal and financial asset in family mediation and litigation for trusts & estates, elder, and divorce that requires the collaboration and substantive competence of mediators to foster informed decision making and voluntary agreements. This session advances enhanced house due diligence for accurate valuation, tax evaluation, disposition, and division of real property as part of permanent property division.

Course Outline

Section 1 | Identify What Goes Wrong with Elder & Divorce Real Estate [40 mins.]

Section 2 | Examine Critical Gaps in the Case File regarding Real Property and Secured Debt Affecting Divorce and Estate Planning [20 mins.]

Section 3 | Review Real Property Taxation Issues for Elder/Divorce Mediation [30 mins.]

Section 4 | Avoid Real Property Pitfalls After Divorce Resulting in Damaged Credit, Foreclosure, and/or Bankruptcy [30 mins.]