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To find answers to some of the most common questions related to Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, the Section has identified useful resources to assist you in your search.

Estate Planning Video Series

Our Basic Video Series on Estate Planning provide practical tools that you can put immediately in to your practice.

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Estate Planning Information & FAQs

Estate planning is a process involving the counsel of professional advisors who are familiar with your goals and concerns, your assets and how they are owned, and your family structure. It can involve the services of a variety of professionals, including your lawyer, accountant, financial planner, life insurance advisor, banker and broker.

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Real Estate Information & FAQs

These FAQs are intended to be a general discussion of common real estate issues, and are not intended to be taken as specific legal or accounting advice that applies to your individual fact situation. Many real estate issues are determined by laws that change from state to state. You are encouraged to talk to your lawyer and accountant to find the exact answers to the questions in your state based on your facts and circumstances. See also the disclaimers below. The FAQs are broken into three categories: issues with residential real estate, issues with commercial real estate, and glossary of real estate terms.

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Law Student Resources

Learn more about what it means to be a law student member of RPTE. In addition, find out information on the popular RPTE Law Student Writing Contest.

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FREE Monthly Group and Committee Conference Calls

Group and Committee conference calls are a complimentary benefit of Section membership and normally are limited to Section members. However, prospective members are welcome to join a call without charge to learn more about RPTE Groups and Committees, and how to become involved upon joining the Section.

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Group & Committee Audio Archives

Did you miss a Group meeting or Professors' Corner. We now have them available for you to download and listen to at your leisure.

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Deeds Preparation List & ABA-PTL Community

A compilation of information supplied by persons who prepare deeds, for a fee, to assist out of state counsel in estate planning. The ABA-PTL Community is a discussion of estate planning and estate administration issues by lawyers, accountants, trust officers, financial planners, insurance agents, law professors and law students.

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Heckering Reports

The Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning is the nation's leading conference for estate planning professionals. The program is designed for sophisticated attorneys, trust officers, accountants, insurance advisors, and wealth management professionals who are familiar with the principles of estate planning. The Institute offers something of interest to every member of the estate planning team.

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ABA Communities

A place to network, exchange ideas, get advice, and interact with fellow lawyers and legal professionals who share similar areas of interest with RPTE Communities

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