The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Trick or Treat: The Revised Land Trust Act - All Treats No Tricks

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live and Webcast Presentation: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tampa Airport Marriott • 4200 George J. Bean Parkway, Tampa, FL 33607 • 813-879-5151

Course No. 1610R

The Revised Land Trust Act seminar will take a look at the history and background of Land Trusts; the Revised Land Trust Act - where are we at now and why; the Illinois Land Trusts and the changes in Florida; taxation; financing; timeshares as well as ethical issues.

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Wilhelmina F. Kightlinger, Tampa, Program Chair

10:05 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Ancient Mystic Rituals: History and Background of Land Trusts
Julius J. Zschau, Clearwater

10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Skeletons in the Closet: The Revised Land Trust Act - Where Are We Now and Why?
Burt Bruton, Miami and Bruce Stone, Coral Gables

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Presentation: Eat, Drink, and Be Scary (Included in registration)
Illinois Land Trusts and the Changes in Florida
Cliff Scott-Rudnick, Chicago, IL
Julius J. Zschau, Clearwater, and Burt Bruton, Miami

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Double, Double Toil and Trouble – A Witches’ Brew of Hot Topics

A. 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Things that Go Bump in the Night: Taxation Issues Involving Land Trusts
David Burke, Tampa

B. 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Witch-ful Thinking: Financing Land Trusts
Robert Stern, Tampa

C. 2:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
A Wrinkle in Time: Timeshares and Land Trusts
Wayne Sobien, Orlando

2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Never Summon Anything You Cannot Banish: Ethical and Practical Issues for the Practitioner
Mark Warda, Lake Wales and Joseph E. Seagle, Orlando


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