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Hot Topics Affecting Estate Litigators: To Infinity & Beyond

Length: 2 hours 27 minutes

The panelists will discuss the commencement of proceedings in Surrogate's Court and related issues of standing, beneficiary status and applicable statute of limitations. Thereafter, the panelists will address burdens of proof and some common evidentiary problems, particularly those surrounding gifts purportedly made by a decedent during his lifetime. Finally, the panelists will address looming concerns regarding attorney malpractice and the best practices to avoid such claims.


Program Chair: Lauren J. Rocklin, Withers Bergman LLP


CLE Credit: 3.0 total: 2.0 professional practice & 1.0 ethics.

Original Recording Date: 1/15/13

Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • Hot Topics Affecting Estate Litigators: To Infinity & Beyon
  • Affirmation Document