Guardian Ad Litem in Probate Court Institute

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Guardian Ad Litem Probate Estate Planning
Total Credit Hours:        4.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $100.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2017
Information:        
  

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to certify guardian ad litems and applicant's attorneys as specified under the new September 1st laws in the Texas Estate Code. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on July 24, 2015. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for 4.25 MCLE credit hours (including 0.75 Ethics hour).



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Levels of Capacity & Doctor's Examination

  • Establishment of Guardianship

  • Administration of Guardianship

  • Advocating to Avoid Guardianship

  • Role of Ad Litem & Attorney Ad Litem

  • When the Ward Wants to Contest (includes mediation)

  • Modification of Guardianship




The main speaker for this course is Honorable Judge Georgia Akers , who has been a probate court judge since 2008. She had previously been in private practice specializing in Probate, Estates and Elder Law. She graduated from South Texas College of Law, is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate and has written several papers on a variety of probate and elder law subjects. A more extensive biography for Judge Williamson may be found at the University of Houston Law Center website.


Speakers include:

Hon. Georgia Akers, Moderator
Harris County Probate Court Number 3

Joy Eckelkamp, Program Co-Chair
Wright & Abshire
www.wrightabshire.com

Dr. Ed Poa
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Kenny Sumner, Romano & Sumner, LLC
www.romanosumner.com

Geoff Sansom
Matthews & Associates
www.dmlawfirm.com

Hon. Clarinda Comstock
Harris County Probate Court Number 4

Nicole B. Davis
Crain Caton & James, PC
www.craincaton.com

Gus Tamborello
Gus G. Tamborello, PC
www.tamborellolaw.com

Christopher C. Burt
MacIntyre, McCulloch, Stanfield, Young
www.mmlawtexas.com





Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area


4.25 Civil Appellate Law
4.25 Civil Trial Law
4.25 Estate Planning and Probate Law


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This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Tennessee. In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity (such as Florida) or as an "Approved Jurisdiction" (Tennessee). CLEonline.com is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. (These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.)


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