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E444: 1. June 18 Will Seminar; July 18 Happy Hour; New Cases

Kenneth Vercammen, Attorney at Law

June 12, 2014

In this issue:

1. Wills and Estate Planning- Free Seminar; Wednesday June 18; 12:15-1:00 PM and also 5:00-5:45

2. AnnualHappy Hour & Networking Social; Friday, July 18, 2014; 5:00PM to 7:00PM; atBar Anticipation

Recent cases:

3.Alcotest Results Admissible Despite Failure of State To Produce Machines Data

4.DWI dismissed where state misplaced file for 16 months

5. Fun Upcoming Running Races Charity Events

1. Wills and Estate Planning- Free Seminar; Wednesday June 18; 12:15-1:00 PM and also 5:00-5:45

Location: Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen,

2053 Woodbridge Ave, Edison, NJ 08817

COST:Free if you pre-register.This program was sold out in January.This program is limited to 15 people. Complimentary materials provided at 12:00 sharp. Please bring a canned food donation, which will be given to the St. James Food Bank located on Woodbridge Avenue in Edison, NJ.Please email us if you plan on attending or if you would like us to email the materials.

SPEAKER:Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.

(Author- Answers to Questions About Probate)

The NJ Probate Law made a number of substantial changes in Probate and the administration of estates and trusts in New Jersey.

Main Topics:

1. The New Probate Law and preparation of Wills

2. 2014 changes in Federal Estate and Gift Tax exemption

3. NJ Inheritance tax & NJ Estate Tax for estates over $675,000

4. Power of Attorney

5. Living Will

6. Administering the Estate/ Probate/Surrogate

7. Question and Answer

COMPLIMENTARY MATERIAL: Brochures on Wills, Answers to Questions about Probate and Administration of an Estate, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Real Estate Sales for Seniors, and Trusts.

To attend email VercammenLaw@Njlaws.com

2. Annual Happy Hour & Networking Social; Friday, July 18, 2014; 5:00PM - 7:00PM atBar Anticipation

703 16th Avenue

Lake Como/ Belmar, NJ 07719

Free !

5-7PM Hot & Cold Buffet

The reduced price Happy Hour is 6-7PM with$1 House Drink, Bud/BudLt draft & House Wine Special

Please bring a canned food donation for the St. James Food Bank Hands of Hope, continuing providing food and help to individuals in need.

Email Ken Vercammens Law Office so we can put your name on the VIP list for wristbands. VercammenLaw@Njlaws.com



Co-sponsored byCo-sponsored by NJ State Bar Association Municipal Court Section, Criminal Law Sections, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Section,Insurance Law Section, Minorities in the Profession Section,Construction Law Section,LGBT Lesbian Gay Bi Rights Section, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section,Special Civil Part Committee, School Law Special Committee, Special Committee for Paralegal,Insurance Defense Special Committee, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Special Committee, Antitrust Law Special Committee,Renewable Energy, Cleantech and Climate Change Special Committee,New Jersey Defense Association, Burlington County Bar Association, Middlesex County Estate Planning Council, Local 9 Retired Police & Fire,NJAWBO (NJ Association of Women Business Owners) Shore Region

Recent cases:

3.Alcotest Results Admissible Despite Failure of State To Produce Machines Data.State v. Macri. Unreported A-0255-13T4

The Law Divisionsuppressed the evidence of the results of defendants Alcotest breath examination. The Appellate Division reversed. .Although DWI defendants have the right to obtain all data about the Alcotest machines used to test them, the states failure to provide the data due to a technical glitch is not cause to suppress machine readings, a New Jersey appeals court says. The loss of data caused by the failure of a machines motherboard did not amount to a denial of due process, since there was no showing of bad faith by the state and the lost data was only potentially useful. SourceDaily Briefing - 03/17/2014

4. DWI dismissed where state misplaced file for 16 months

State v. Downs, App. Div.A-1688-12T4Defendant appeals the Law Division order affirming the municipal courts denial of his motion to dismiss outstanding charges on speedy trial grounds. Defendant entered a conditional plea to driving while intoxicated (DWI), reserving his right to pursue this appeal. Defendant actively attempted to bring this matter to an end. He requested discovery around the time the indictable charge against him was dismissed, to no avail. Despite his best efforts to obtain discovery, he was put off and shuttled between the Hamilton Township Police Department (HTPD) and the Mercer County Prosecutors Office. Because the file could not be located, however, discovery was not provided until some sixteen months later. The Supreme Court decided State v. Cahill after the Law Divisions decision in this case. In Cahill, the Supreme Court noted that [once a defendant asserts a violation of his right to a speedy trial, the government is required to identify the reason for the delay. Misplacing a DWI file is not an adequate reason for a sixteen-month delay. The appellate panel reverses the finding of the Law Division judge and dismisses the matter. Source New Jersey Law Journal February 21, 2014

5. Fun Upcoming Running Races Charity Events

If you are attending any of these charity races, please call or email Ken V. Often we car pool or meet at these events.

June 14/ 2014 George Sheehan 5k, 8:30 Red Bank jsrc.org - benefiting Parker Family Clinicwww.sheehanclassic.org

June 15 Fuce 5K 8:30 Metuchen HS no awards but good cause

6/16 PRESIDENTS CUP NIGHT RACE 5K, 8pm, Charlie Browns, Millburn Free beer, big post race partyhttp://register.compuscore.com/presidents-cup/

6/20 Swim Shark River Belmar 6:30 w Sandy Hookers Triathlon Club

6/21 Rumson Hashs 10 mile, 10 bar- Long Branch to Belmar This is not a race.

6/22 Yankees Old Timers day

6/23 Swim Shark River Belmar 6:30 w Sandy Hookers Triathlon Club

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Kenneth Vercammen is the Managing Attorney at Kenneth Vercammen & Associates in Edison, NJ. He is a New Jersey trial attorney has devoted a substantial portion of his professional time to the preparation and trial of litigated matters. He has appeared in Courts throughout New Jersey each week for litigation and contested Probate hearings.

Mr. Vercammen has published over 125 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on elder law, probate and litigation topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation issues for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer.

He is chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American Bar Association General Practice Division. He is also Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter and also the Criminal Law Committee newsletter. Mr. Vercammen is a recipient of the NJSBA- YLD Service to the Bar Award. And past Winner "General Practice Attorney of the Year" from the NJ State Bar Association. He is a 22 year active member of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the ABA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section.

He established the NJlaws website which includes many articles on Elder Law. Mr. Vercammen received his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Scranton and his J.D. from Widener/Delaware Law School, where he was the Case Note Editor of the Delaware Law Forum, a member of the Law Review and the winner of the Delaware Trial Competition.


Edison Adult School -Wills, Elder Law & Probate- 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 [inc Edison TV], 2001, 2000,1999,1998,1997
Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law - NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education/ NJ State Bar ICLE/NJSBA 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1996
Elder Law and Estate Planning- American Bar Association Miami 2007
Elder Law Practice, New Ethical Ideas to Improve Your Practice by Giving Clients What They Want and Need American Bar Association Hawaii 2006
South Plainfield Seniors- New Probate Law 2005, East Brunswick Seniors- New Probate Law 2005
Old Bridge AARP 2002; Guardian Angeles/ Edison 2002; St. Cecilia/ Woodbridge Seniors 2002;
East Brunswick/ Halls Corner 2002;
Linden AARP 2002
Woodbridge Adult School -Wills and Estate Administration -2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996
Woodbridge Housing 2001; Metuchen Seniors & Metuchen TV 2001; Frigidare/ Local 401 Edison 2001; Chelsea/ East Brunswick 2001, Village Court/ Edison 2001; Old Bridge Rotary 2001; Sacred Heart/ South Amboy 2001; Livingston Manor/ New Brunswick 2001; Sunrise East Brunswick 2001; Strawberry Hill/ Woodbridge 2001;
Wills and Elder Law - Metuchen Adult School 1999,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993
Clara Barton Senior Citizens- Wills & Elder Law-Edison 2002, 1995
AARP Participating Attorney in Legal Plan for NJ AARP members 1999-2005

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