Associate Attorney Jennifer Griffin was one of thirteen Estate Planning and Probate experts selected to speak at the Alabama Law Weekly’s 6th Annual Probate & Estate Planning Conference. The Conference was held at the Birmingham Marriott on May 19th and 20th, 2016, and it was only open to Alabama attorneys. Among the other speakers were attorneys from many of Birmingham’s most prominent law firms and Judge Sherri Friday, of the Jefferson County Probate Court.
Jennifer’s lecture was entitled “The Pros and Cons of Avoiding Probate.” Specifically, she discussed the legal techniques that can be used to avoid probate, such as the creation of living trusts, and she explained the benefits and consequences of avoiding probate. She also spoke about the Alabama Small Estates Act and the Uniform Multiple-Persons Account Act, and she discussed the intricacies of dealing with real estate in the context of probate and trust administration.
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