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An Attorney’s Guide to New Jersey Basic Estate Administration

Streams live on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:00am EDT

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$ 59 Wills, Trusts, & Estates In Stock

Course Information

Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

This seminar, presented by real estate attorney Rhonda Eiger of Goldzweig, Green, Eiger & Biedzynski, L.L.C, will review basic wills in relation to probate, and many helpful clauses to become familiar with when it comes to probate in New Jersey.

Ms. Eiger will review the process of estate administration, including collecting the decedent’s assets and will also discuss some of the ethical aspects, such as clarifying who the client is and documenting the attorney-client relationship. Practical and procedural items will be covered such as what documents you will need to obtain from your clients and what to ask for in your initial meeting with the client.

The course will also walk through the mechanics of estate administration, such as identifying probate and non-probate assets, important dates for probate, gift taxes, retirement accounts and Estate and Inheritance tax. Additionally, Ms. Eiger will review the New Jersey Inheritance Tax Forms and New Jersey Estate Tax Forms, probating an estate as it relates to the sale of residential real estate, and the final documents needed for finalizing the estate.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore the mechanics of basic estate administration in New Jersey and how to collect a decedent’s assets
  2. Become familiar with the New Jersey Inheritance Tax Forms and New Jersey Estate Tax Forms
  3. Identify the key information you will need to obtain for your clients when probating an estate
  4. Review how to probate an estate when it relates to the sale of residential real estate


Rhonda Eiger

Goldzweig, Green, Eiger & Biedzynski, L.L.C.

Rhonda J. Eiger concentrates her practice on residential real estate, municipal court, and wills, trusts and estates at Goldzweig, Green, Eiger & Biedzynski, LLC. Mrs. Eiger is a member of the Monmouth County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Eiger currently serves as President of the Marlboro Jewish Center. She received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her J.D. from The American University Washington College of Law. Mrs. Eiger served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Samuel P. Supnick. She also serves as a mock trial judge, a New Jersey Bar Association Ethics Committee Fee Arbitration Chairperson, and NJ Bar Association faculty for ICLE, Fordham Law School, CLE and the New York City Bar Association.