Hot Tips for Chancery, Probate & Foreclosure Practice

Category: Materials

Member Price: $16

Non-Member Price: $20

Product Code: MI035924

Areas of Law: Civil, Equity Jurisprudence

CLE Credits
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Keynote

Moderator

Hon. Mary K. Costello, P.J.Ch.
NJ Superior Court

Presenters

Hon. Jodi Lee Alper, P.J.Ch.
Superior Court of New Jersey
Hon. Edward A. Jerejian, P.J.Ch.
Bergen County
Hon. Thomas D. McCloskey, P.J.Ch.
Superior Court of New Jersey - Middlesex County
Hon. Haekyoung Suh, P.J.Ch.
Somerset County Superior Court
Joshua W. Denbeaux, Esq
Denbeaux & Denbeaux, Westwood
Alexandra V. Gallo, Esq.
Co-Chair, Equity Jurisprudence
O'Toole Scrivo, LLC, Cedar Grove
Raul Morales, II, Esq.
Special Deputy Surrogate, Hudson County Surrogate's Court

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Equity Jurisprudence Special Committee 

This innovative program will acquaint both new and seasoned practitioners who are not familiar with equity practice with the ins and outs of practicing in Chancery Court. You’ll walk away with an expanded appreciation for the types of cases heard by Chancery Division Judges, as well as effective strategies and techniques you can use to represent your clients in Chancery Court.

As an attendee, you’ll have an unparalleled opportunity to hear directly from a panel of Chancery judges, practitioners and a Special Deputy from the Surrogate Court as they offer insight into:

  • The jurisdiction of the Chancery Division (proper and improper filings)
  • Remedies and Defenses
  • Claims against fiduciaries and the available remedies
  • Specific causes of action
    • In the Chancery area:
      • the application of the discovery rule as it relates to the accrual of causes of action and motions to dismiss for Statute of Limitations
      • piercing the corporate veil
      • the do’s and don’ts in filing an VC and OTSC and the frequent mistakes lawyers make
      • appointment of receivers and special fiscal agents
    • In the Probate practice area
      • the burden shifting in cases where undue influence is alleged
      • the burden of proof/persuasion in cases where lack of testamentary capacity is alleged and the difference, if any, between that and “lack of donative intent.”
    • In Foreclosure
      • the “merger doctrine” and the definition of an action in “strict foreclosure.”
  • And more!

This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with the judges and your colleagues.

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