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ABA’s book “Wills and Estate Administration” 

   By Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.

Straightforward and to-the-point, Wills and Estate Administration provides step-by-step guidance that firms can use to handle all aspects of an estates practice, from initial client intake to closing the file. Topics are defined in six parts for ease of use:

   Preparation for Wills/Estate Planning Interviews

   Interviewing Clients

   Additional Estate Planning Issues

   Estate Administration

   Guardianship of Disabled or Incompetent Parents

   Marketing Your Wills and Estate Administration Practice

    Making this an essential resource for solo and small firm practitioners, the author includes numerous forms for each topic, and they are also available for download online. The book is basic and written to help new and transitional attorneys. In addition, tips on practice management will help seasoned attorneys.

 

Author:Kenneth A VercammenEdison, NJ

Sponsor:Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division

Publisher:American Bar Association  ABA Book Publishing

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"Have just finished Ken Vercammen's excellent book on Wills, Estate Administration, and Guardianship. It is a very practical book that examines the business of an estate and trust practice. This step-by-step analysis is complete with forms and helps even the seasoned practitioner streamline his practice."

-Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esq., Begley Law Office, NJ

 

About the Author: Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. He is co-chair of the ABA Probate & Estate Planning Law Committee of the American Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division.  The is the author of the ABA book “Wills and Estate Administration, available at http://shop.americanbar.org/.”

He is a speaker for the NJ State Bar Association at the annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration program.  

He was Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter. Mr. Vercammen has published over 150 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on Wills, litigation, estates, probate law and trial topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation and probate law 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 established the NJlaws website www.njlaws.comwhich includes many articles on Estate Planning, Probate and Wills.

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Table of Contents ABA’s book “Wills and Estate Administration” 

 

Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix

Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi

PART 1

Preparation for Wills/Estate Planning Interviews . . . . . . . . . . 1

Handling Telephone Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Initial Responses to Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Calls from New Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Subject Matter of Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Reminder Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Telephone Consultations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Rejected Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Referrals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Estate Planning Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Exhibit 1-1: Will Appointment Cover Letter . . . . . . . . . . 7

Exhibit 1-2: Estate Planning Appointment Cover

Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Exhibit 1-3: New Client Cover Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Exhibit 1-4: New Client Questionnaire . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Exhibit 1-5: Confidential Will Questionnaire . . . . . . . . 14

Exhibit 1-6: Estate Planning Questionnaire . . . . . . . . . . 21

Exhibit 1-7: Power of Attorney Questionnaire . . . . . . . 26

Exhibit 1-8: Will Estate Planning Consult Bill . . . . . . . 29

Exhibit 1-9: Agreement to Provide Estate Planning

Legal Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

PART 2

Interviewing Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Initial Appointments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Wills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Importance of Wills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Will Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Will Clauses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

IV Wills and Estate Administration

Preparing Drafts of Estate Planning Documents . . . . . . . . . 40

Guardianship of Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Need for Periodic Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Cost Reductions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Revisions in Wills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Children from Prior Marriages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Separated or Divorced Persons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Gay and Lesbian Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Referring Cases Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Explaining Costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Will Preparation Costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Power of Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Importance of Power of Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Gift-Giving Clause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Going into Effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Living Wills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Statute Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Health Care Representative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Advance Directives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Organ Donor Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

Estate Planning for Alzheimer’s Patients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

The Missing Client—Be Wary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Tax Matters and Credit Shelter Trust Preparations . . . . . . . . . . . 64

What Is a Credit Shelter Trust? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

State Estate Taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Document Signings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

Wills Signings Outside Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Follow-up after Signing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Newsletter to Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Referrals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

Uniform Probate Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

Exhibit 2-1: Will—Husband to Wife with Trust for

Minor Children and Guardians Selection . . . . . . . . 83

Exhibit 2-2: Will—Widow/Widower Spouse with

Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Exhibit 2-3: Will—Unmarried Couple with No

Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

Exhibit 2-4: Will—Basic to Spouse and Children

with No Trust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94

Contents v

Exhibit 2-5: Will—Unified Credit Trust to Reduce

Estate Taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Exhibit 2-6: Will Revision Services Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Exhibit 2-7: Codicil to Will . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

Exhibit 2-8: Will Services Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

Exhibit 2-9: General Durable Power of Attorney

Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107

Exhibit 2-10: Revocation of Previous Wills and

Powers of Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

Exhibit 2-11: Living Will and Durable Power of

Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

Exhibit 2-12: Power of Attorney Taking Effect . . . . . 119

Exhibit 2-13: Will Draft Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Exhibit 2-14: Will Signings Outside Office . . . . . . . . . 123

Exhibit 2-15: Post-Will Signing Letter to Clients . . . . 125

Exhibit 2-16: Client End-of-Case Questionnaire . . . . 128

Exhibit 2-17: Brochure Request Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

Exhibit 2-18: Referral Thank You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

PART 3

Additional Estate Planning Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Preparation of Letters of Instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Content of Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Confidentiality of Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment . . . . . . . 138

Patient Information Disclosure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138

Prenuptial Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138

Problems of Probate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Revocable Living Trusts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Transferring Property into the Trust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

Irrevocable Trusts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

Marital Tax Deductions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

Special Needs Trusts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust . . . . . . . . . . . 148

Medicaid Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149

Impact of Divorce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Medicaid Spend-Down and the Mentally Incompetent . . 151

Long-Term Care Expenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

Questions to Ask about Long-Term Coverage . . . . . . . . . 152

VI Wills and Estate Administration

Signing House Over to Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Providing for Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Unexpected Illness/Disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

Exhibit 3-1: Letter of Last Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . 156

Exhibit 3-2: Confidentiality of Files/Requests for

Copies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

Exhibit 3-3: Acknowledgment of Receipt of

Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164

Exhibit 3-4: HIPAA Authorization to Disclose

Patient Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165

Exhibit 3-5: Irrevocable Trust [Wife to Husband] . . . 167

PART 4

Estate Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

Filing a Probate Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180

Qualifying the Executor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

Probate Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

Inheritance Renunciation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

Assets That Do Not Pass under a Will . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

Tax Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186

Finalizing the Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186

Testamentary Trust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187

Consulting Fees for Probate Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189

Intestacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190

Elective Share of Spouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194

Undue Influence Challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194

Caveat to Will . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198

Removing an Executor of an Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

Complaint for Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

Executor’s Commissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200

Unsold Real Estate and Other Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200

Exhibit 4-1: Condolence/Will Revision Letter . . . . . . 202

Exhibit 4-2: Probate/Inheritance/Estate

Administration Questionnaire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203

Exhibit 4-3: Retainer Cover Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209

Exhibit 4-4: Agreement to Provide Probate Legal

Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210

Exhibit 4-5: Executor Duties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214

Contents vii

Exhibit 4-6: Notice of Probate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218

Exhibit 4-7: Certificate of Mailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

Exhibit 4-8: Transfer Inheritance Tax Bureau

Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222

Exhibit 4-9: Release and Refunding Bond

Letter/Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223

Exhibit 4-10: Real Estate Waiver Filing . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

Exhibit 4-11: Agreement to Provide Legal

Services—Probate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229

Exhibit 4-12: Will/Estate Consultation Bill . . . . . . . . . 231

Exhibit 4-13: Renunciation for Administration . . . . . . 232

Exhibit 4-14: Complaint to Remove Executor,

Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

Exhibit 4-15: Complaint to Replace Executor . . . . . . 245

PART 5

Guardianship of Disabled or Incompetent Parents . . . . . . . 249

Exhibit 5-1: Guardianship Interview Form . . . . . . . . . 252

Exhibit 5-2: Guardianship Legal Services Fees . . . . . 257

Exhibit 5-3: Complaint for Guardianship . . . . . . . . . . 260

Exhibit 5-4: Affidavit of Next of Kin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261

Exhibit 5-5: Letters to Doctors to Be Delivered

by Client . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262

Exhibit 5-6: Affidavit of Doctor 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263

PART 6

Marketing Your Wills and Estate Administration

Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265

Seminars Sponsored by Community Organizations . . . . . . . . 265

Hosting Seminars in Your Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265

Seminar Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266

Seminar Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266

American Association of Retired Persons Membership . . . . . 267

Happy Hour Networking with Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267

Marketing via Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268

Setting up a Blog on Wills and Probate for Free . . . . . . . . 268

Gift Certificates for Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269

Maintaining Client Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270

viii Wills and Estate Administration

Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270

Exhibit 6-1: Sample Letter to Senior Groups . . . . . . . 271

Exhibit 6-2: Confirm Will Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273

Exhibit 6-3: Sample Flyer for Will Seminar . . . . . . . . 275

Exhibit 6-4: Items to Bring to Wills and Elder Law

Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276

Exhibit 6-5: Law Office Seminar Promotional

Flyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277

Exhibit 6-6: Wills and Estate Administration

Seminar Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278

About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279

 

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Since 1985, KENNETH VERCAMMEN has worked as a personal injury attorney, working for injury victims and their families. By taking a hard-hitting, aggressive approach toward the insurance companies, KENNETH VERCAMMEN and our co-counsel have consistently obtained outstanding results for many injured clients over the years I am proud to have worked on cases in various capacities, small and large. While obviously prior results cannot guarantee the outcome of future cases, I can guarantee that you case will receive the same degree of dedication and hard work that went into each of these prior cases.

In direct contrast to the hard-hitting approach we take toward the insurance companies is the soft approach we take toward our clients. I am proud of my compassionate staff as I am of the outstanding financial results they have achieved. For many years, I have watched them treat our clients with patience, dignity and respect. I would have it no other way.

Many years ago, I attended a seminar sponsored by the American Bar Association on Law Practice Management. This was to help insure that each of our clients is always treated like a person -- not a file! We recognize that you are innocent victims and that you have placed your trust in us. Please understand that we understand what you are going through. Feel comforted that we are here to help you.

If you retain KENNETH VERCAMMEN to represent you, we will give you the same advice we give each of our clients -- concentrate on your life, you family and your health. We will take care of everything else. Leave all of the work and worry about your legal rights to us. Trust us. Believe in us. Have faith in us as your attorneys. Understand that we will always to do what we believe is best for you and your case. Helping you is our job. In fact, it is our only job -- guiding injury victims like you through one of the most difficult times of your lives, with care and concern -- while fighting aggressively to the limits of the law to obtain compensation and justice for each of you!

Print our Personal Injury Questionnaire on our Website, Fill it out and Fax back, so we can determine if we can help you obtain an injury settlement. We would welcome an opportunity to prove to you what we have proven to thousands of injured clients -- that you can feel comfortable and secure in the fact that KENNETH VERCAMMEN - Trial Attorney We Fight To Win.

When you have been injured in an accident or collision, you are worried about who is going to pay your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. The last thing you want is to be taken advantage of by an insurance company. If you dont protect your rights, you may not be able to make a claim.

Insurance companies have attorneys and adjusters whose goal is to pay you as little as they can. You need a New Jersey personal injury lawyer to fight for you. I am dedicated to helping your recover as much money as possible under the law.

You need an attorney who will work hard to protect your rights, maximize your insurance settlement and minimize the hassles of dealing with the insurance companies. You need an experienced and aggressive New Jersey trial lawyer with PROVEN RESULTS who will fight for you. Having an experienced personal injury lawyer can make the difference between getting what you deserve and getting nothing.

Without the threat of a lawyer who is willing to go to trial and seek a big jury verdict, why would an insurance company pay you what your claim is really worth? Lawsuits can be expensive, and many people do not have the money to pursue their claim. In every case, I advance all costs associated with pursuing your case and I do not ask you for a penny until we recover from the other side.

I am an experienced aggressive trial lawyer and a 3rd degree Black Belt. I am not afraid to take your case to trial if that is what it takes to maximize the amount of money your recover for your personal injury. I offer one-on-one service, and I will not hand your case off to an inexperienced lawyer or a paralegal.

Reduce the stress of making a claim.

Personal injury accidents can turn your life upside down. Making a personal injury claim can be difficult and time consuming. Once I take your case, you can stop worrying about dealing with the insurance companies and focus on recovering from your injuries. I take care of all of the paperwork, phone calls, and negotiations, so you can get on with your life.

p.s. For those clients who are afraid or reluctant to go to Court, KENNETH VERCAMMEN also offers a special -- For Settlement Only -- program. This means that if we are unable to settle with the insurance company, we will not go any further -- unless you want us to. You have my personal assurance that there will be absolutely no pressure and no obligation.

We handle personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis.

This means:
YOU DONT OWE ME A LEGAL FEE UNLESS I RECOVER MONEY FOR YOU.

Call our office to schedule a "confidential" appointment 732-572-0500

Kenneth A. 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 on personal injury matters, Criminal /Municipal Court trials, and contested Probate hearings.

Mr. Vercammen has published over 125 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on criminal, 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 the Editor in Chief of the American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Committee Newsletter.

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