Philadelphia, PA (PressExposure) November 15, 2011 -- Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorneys David J. Steerman, Nina B. Stryker, Paul C. Heintz, and Erin E. McQuiggan will participate in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) 18th Annual Estate Law Institute. This two day event, billed as Pennsylvania's most anticipated event for estate practitioners, discusses recent trends, the latest laws, and issues facing the estate and trust lawyer practices.
Steerman, a partner in the Family Law Practice Group, along with Stryker, Chair of Obermayer's Trusts and Estates department will speak on "Marital Agreements: Avoiding Post-Death Surprises." Their presentation highlights the key components of a well-drafted and enforceable marital agreement and will provide an overview of marital agreements, their key components and the ways in which such agreements can be circumvented.
McQuiggan will co-present on "I Don't Usually Practice in Orphans' Court but..." This presentation will provide tips on the difference between practice in the Court of Common Pleas and the Orphans' Court. McQuiggan is a member of Obermayer's Trusts and Estates department. Her experience is in the areas of estate and trust administration, estate planning and Orphans' Court litigation.
Heintz will co-present on "Legal Fees: Ethical Considerations for Trust and Estate Lawyers [Ethics]." The presentation will provide helpful hints regarding fees while steering clear of ethical problems. Heintz is a member of Obermayer's Trusts & Estates Department and has more than 30 years of experience in all areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, Orphans' Court litigation, and fiduciary and tax law.