The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
32nd Annual RPPTL Legisltive & Case Law Update

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live and Webcast Presentation: Friday, July 27, 2012
The Breakers Resort • One South County Road • Palm Beach 33480 • 1-888-273-2537

Course No. 1425R

This Seminar will cover the following: legislative potpourri and session review , the sale of business/transfer of tax liability, probate and guardianship medley, construction case law and legislative update, elder law for estate and trust lawyers, confidentiality and e-filing issues, forward (and back) to the future of principal and income accounting, Rule 9.170 appeal proceeding in probate and guardianship, practical pointers for powers of attorney, homestead for heroes, recent developments in property taxation, managing growth and protecting the environment, data calls, trust accounts & payoffs, tainted gifts – ethical rules for drafting attorneys, Uniform Commercial Code, ethics and professionalism in a challenging business world, divorce in real property cases, and Judicial Merit Retention probate and trust case law update

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:05 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
Section Welcome and Introduction to RPPTL-PAC
Wm. Fletcher Belcher, St. Petersburg, RPPTL Section Chair
Roland D. (“Chip”) Waller, New Port Richey, REAL PAC Chair

8:10 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Legislative Potpourri and Session Review
Peter M. Dunbar, Tallahassee

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Sale of Business/Transfer of Tax Liability
E. Burt Bruton, Jr., Miami

8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Probate and Guardianship Medley
Tae Kelley Bronner, Tampa

9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Construction Case Law and Legislative Update
Wm. Cary Wright, Tampa

9:20 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.
Elder Law Legislative and Case Law Update for Estate and Trust Lawyers
Charlie F. Robinson, Clearwater

9:35 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Confidentiality and E-Filing Issues
Rohan Kelley, Fort Lauderdale

9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Forward (and Back) to the Future of Principal and Income Accounting
Edward F. Koren, Tampa
F. Gordon Spoor, St. Petersburg

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
There’s a New Appellate Rule in Town – Rule 9.170 Appeal Proceeding in Probate and Guardianship
Thomas M. Karr, Miami

10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Practical Pointers for Powers of Attorney
Deborah Russell, Naples

11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Homestead for Heroes
Shane Kelley, Fort Lauderdale

11:25 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Recent Developments in Property Taxation
Arthur J. Menor, West Palm Beach

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Managing Growth and Protecting the Environment – What is Working and What is Not
Ronald L. Weaver, Tampa

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Follow the Money: Data Calls, Trust Accounts & Payoffs
Ted Conner, Orlando

1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.
Tainted Gifts – Ethical Rules for Drafting Attorneys
William T. Hennessey, West Palm Beach

1:55 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Uniform Commercial Code – Recent Revisions to Article 9
R. James Robbins, Jr., Tampa

2:05 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ethics and Professionalism in a Challenging Business World
Paul R. Lipton, Miami

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Till Divorce Do Us Part
Linda S. Griffin, Clearwater

2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

3:10 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Real Property Case Law Update: Practical Implications of Significant Decisions
Michael J. Gelfand, West Palm Beach

3:50 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
The Vote’s in Your Court – Judicial Merit Retention
Sandra Fascell Diamond, Seminole

3:55 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.
Til Death Do Us Part – Florida Cases and News from Planet Zarcon
David C. Brennan, Orlando


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