Kenneth Vercammen, Esq is Chair of the ABA Elder Law Committee and presents seminars to attorneys and the public on Wills, Probate and other legal topics related to Estate Planning and Elder law. He is author of the ABA's book "Wills and Estate Administration. Kenneth Vercammen & Associates,
2053 Woodbridge Avenue - Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 572-0500 More information at

Thursday, December 29, 2016

New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills, & Estate Seminar

  Edison Library
New NJ Estate Tax Law, Wills & Estate Planning
2017 dates:
February 13 at 7PM
Clara Barton Library, 141 Hoover Ave., Edison, NJ 08837

February 28 Edison Library Main Branch
340 Plainfield Ave., Edison, NJ 08817
Free community program

SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Edison, NJ
               Author- Answers to Questions About Probate
The January 1, 2017 New Estate Tax law made a number of substantial changes in the administration of estates and trusts in New Jersey.
Main Topics:
1. 2017 changes to NJ Estate Tax & changes to taxes on pensions
2. 2017 changes in Federal Estate and Gift Tax 
3.  The New Probate Law and preparation of Wills
4. Power of Attorney
5.  Living Will             
6.  Administering the Estate/ Probate/Surrogate 
    You do not need to be an Edison resident to attend.
     COMPLIMENTARY MATERIAL:    Brochures on Wills, Probate and Administration of an Estate, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Real Estate Sales for Seniors, and Trusts.

For info call 732-287-2298  x 228
To register go to


Friday, December 23, 2016

Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration (2016) Book

 Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration  (2016) Book
$44 NJ Bar member $55 Non-Member
Primary Author
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.-
Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C. (Edison)
Adam P. Dubeck, Esq.
Dubeck Law Firm, LLC (Morristown)
William P. Isele, Esq. Archer & Greiner, P.C. (Princeton)
Martin A. Spigner, Esq. Law Offices of Martin A. Spigner (Cranbury)
NJICLE In cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder & Disability Law Section and Young Lawyers Division
Book # M15916 ICLE (732)214-8500

Book Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration (4/16) also  Audio CD package

ISBN :CDP15916

            Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration (2016) Material and extra material on CD

            CD List Price: $200.00 USD
            CD Your Price: $160.00 USD
Quantity: 1
Member Savings:
Because you are a member, you are able to save on this order!
Item Details:
Item Details:
Handbook given out at the following program:
Nuts and Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration
Original Publish Date: April 18, 2016

Live Program Speakers Included:
(Information current as of program date)
Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq.
Author: ABA’s “Wills and Estate Administration” book
Chair, ABA Estate Planning & Probate Committee
K. Vercammen & Associates (Edison)
William P. Isele, Esq.
Past NJ Ombudsman for the elderly
Archer & Greiner, PC (Princeton)
Martin A. Spigner, Esq.
Law Offices of Martin A. Spigner (Cranbury)

About The Program:
Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Elder & Disability Law Section and NJSBA Young Lawyers Division
Elder law is one of the fastest growing practice areas offering both young and established attorneys opportunities. As your current clients continue to grow older, you need to position yourself to be able to offer them and their families the legal services required by the elderly in today’s society. Or, you may be looking for lucrative areas in which to expand your current practice, including administering their estates.
This practical program is designed to provide the practical legal tools of elder law practice & estate administration practice to general practitioners and young lawyers, as well as to more experienced lawyers seeking to expand into these fields. A highly authoritative and experienced panel of elder law attorneys & estate planners will share proven techniques and experience it would take you years to gather on your own. You’ll also gain insight on how Federal Medicaid Laws will impact your practice.

Pick up everything you need to know about elder law & estate administration, including:
• Why Have a Will? - Gathering information; standard provisions; designation of fiduciaries;
protective clauses; sample forms; Ethics - who is the client?
• Powers of Attorney - Types of POAs; what should be included; why clients need them; POAs and Living Wills; sample forms
• Living Trusts (Revocable/Irrevocable) as an Estate Planning Tool - Why it should be
used; Ethics - who is the client?; disadvantages; revocable vs. irrevocable; Life Insurance Trusts; sample forms
• Basic Tax Considerations - Jointly-held property; “I love you” Will; no Will at all; insurance
owned by client; unlimited marital deduction; estate planning in the testamentary document;
sample forms/letters
• Estate Administration - How To Probate A Will - Probate process; duties of
executor/fiduciary; gathering of assets; tax returns; tax waivers; access to property;
sample forms/checklists
• Medicaid Planning in Light of Federal Medicaid Reform - Countable assets of Medicaid
applicant; income cap/Medical needy standard; look-back period; transfers of property;
personal residence; Medicaid estate recovery rules; probate; undue influence; competency
…and more!

CLE Credits:
NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.5 hours of total CLE credit.
This program has been approved for 4.5 credits (50 minute hour)
3.5 substantive credits pending ($16 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program)
4.5 professional practice credits
Materials in 240 page Book provided to all attendees

1 New Client schedule appointment 
2 Confidential Will Questionnaire
3 Will bill
5. Doctor Cert sign POA, will Dr
6 Thank you for Referral
9 Referral Out  Another Atty fax
10 No rep
11 Recommend Will to Cl
12 Post WILL
13 Client questionnaire end case
14 POA Grantor Now

15 Wills article
16 POA Power of Attorney- article
17 LIVING WILLS article
18 Gay Lesbian No estate planning article
19 Letter of Instruction article
20 Remove Executor
21 Alzheimer, POA Guardianship
22 ANSWERS to Questions Probate
23 Estate Planning 10 Ideas
24 Executor Duties
25 Prenuptial Ag
26 Undue Influence article

27 Attorney- Client Confidentiality
28  Pick up Docs
29 Executor to Pay and Notify Creditors   REVISED
30 NJlaws website & articles
31 Trusts
32 Caveat to Will  
40 INTESTACY Article
41 If no Will article
42 Probate Release Refund Bond
43  Lincoln 17- no charge
44 Guardianship bill
46 WILL - sign front notary
47 Confidentiality Lt to Client
48 Elective Share of Spouse
49 Will Signing
50   ABA Aging and Law Networking Call March 2014 Call Notes
51  WINTER 2014 Estate Planning Probate  Report Solo GP ABA
55 SPRING 2014 Estate Planning Probate  Report Solo GP ABA
56 Free Office Space for Attorney .doc
57 We need email address short

Letter of Last Instruction form.doc
RETAINER contested Probate

Additional documents for CD

beni  w release & refunding copy.doc
Cl  w release refund bond copy.doc
Cm Probate_Disc_Rent
CM to switch replace Executor copy.doc
Comp- Remove Exec, account
Complaint Guardianship
Condolences, sympathy new Will
Estate Planning Ques
Guardianship Cert of Legal Fees
Guardianship Judgment
Guardianship Questionnaire
Inherit w L-9 L9
Inherit. Tax Bureau Filing Lt
Med Auth HIPAA no name
Mid Clerk w Deed
Mid Clerk w waiver
Probate Q-Inherit  Quest
Probate RETAINER   ESTATE copy.doc
Probate_cm-OR caveat admit Will
Release and Refunding Bond
Renunciation  Administrat
RENUNCIATION by Beni for Executor
RETAINER contested Probate

01A Client w_Retainer notPI

Will not signed
Will- Estate Planning-  consult bill
Revocation of Previous Wills and Powers of Attorney
Resume Ken Vercammen

Will forms
1 H US-W & TR Will.doc
1 Wife-w_TR Will.doc

2 dad- Will.doc
2 mom-C  Will.doc
3 Man-Misc Will.doc
3 Woman -Misc Will.doc
4 WIFE-NO TR .doc
5 Codicil
5 HUS-Uni. Credit Trust Will.doc
5 WIFE-Uni Credit Trust W.doc
6  Power of Attorney.doc
8 Child power of attorney.doc
99  If no children and no beni.doc

About the primary author:
Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. He is co-chair of the ABA Probate & Estate Planning Law Committee of the American Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division.  He is a speaker for the NJ State Bar Association at the annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration program. He is writing a book for the ABA on Wills and Estates.
He was Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter. Mr. Vercammen has published over 150 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on litigation, elder law, probate and trial topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation and probate law for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer. He established the NJlaws website which includes many articles on Estate Planning, Probate and Wills.

2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
(Phone) 732-572-0500
 (Fax)    732-572-0030