Drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney & Living Wills


Re-Broadcast on November 22, 2017

Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills are essential estate planning documents that all individuals should have. This program will discuss drafting techniques for these documents. The focus will be on Wills, with an overview of various types of testamentary trusts to accomplish family and tax-planning goals.

This course is co-sponsored by Wolters Kluwer.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Overview of Wills
•   Tax Planning and Testamentary Trusts
•   Overview of Powers of Attorney
•   Overview of Living Wills

Date / Time: November 22, 2017

•  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•  12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•  11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Elaine T. Yandrisevits, Esq. is an associate attorney at McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. in the Estates, Trusts and Wealth Transfer Department. McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. is a nationally-recognized seventeen-attorney law firm that specializes in special needs trusts, estate planning, estate administration, guardianships, elder law planning, special education, and abuse of vulnerable citizens. McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. serves individuals and families throughout the midatlantic region, with its main office located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, and additional Pennsylvania offices in Philadelphia, Scranton, and Reading. The firm also has offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Georgetown, Delaware, and an office in the Washington DC metro area.

Ms. Yandrisevits focuses her practice in the areas of special needs trusts, estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships.

During law school, Ms. Yandrisevits served as an associate editor of the Drexel Law Review and volunteered as a fellow with the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, where she taught constitutional law to high school students and coached selected students to participate in a city-wide moot court competition. As a law student, Ms. Yandrisevits served as a summer intern for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County and the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Prior to joining McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., Ms. Yandrisevits was an associate attorney at a boutique trusts and estates law firm in Philadelphia, where she focused her practice on estate planning and estate administration, while also assisting with fiduciary litigation matters.

Ms. Yandrisevits earned her J.D. from the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, and also holds a LL.M. in Taxation and an Estate Planning Certificate from the Graduate Tax Program at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ms. Yandrisevits is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science and History and was named to the Dean’s List every semester.

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Section I. Wills
a) Simple Wills
b) Minor’s Trusts
c) Credit Shelter and Marital Trusts
d) Other Complex Trusts

Section II. Powers of Attorney

Section III. Living Wills