CLE Programs

MUPC Basics: An Overview of the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

The enactment of the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code (“MUPC”) will substantially overhaul probate practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bar Association stands committed to helping attorneys acquire a working knowledge of the MUPC.

On Jan. 5, 2012, join an esteemed panel of experts as they provide probate practitioners (and those that aspire to be) with a day-long comprehensive overview of the MUPC. Attend this timely program and learn:

  • Up-to-the-minute news and tips from the court regarding the implementation process and procedures; including how pending pre-MUPC estates will proceed;
  • The most important changes to make your estate planning documents state of the art under the MUPC;
  • How the MUPC impacts real estate closings and title issues;
  • Up-to-date status on the newly proposed Uniform Trust code; and
  • How to complete filings and instruments using sample court and MUPC forms.



John G. Dugan, Esq., program co-chair
Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon PC, Franklin

Janice C. Nigro, Esq., program co-chair
Nigro, Pettepit & Lucas LLP, Newburyport

Hon. Paula M. Carey
Chief Justice, Probate and Family Court

Hon. John D. Casey
Norfolk Probate and Family Court, Canton

Elizabeth J. Barton, Esq.
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Norton

Thomas P. Jalkut, Esq.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, Boston

Evelyn J. Patsos, Esq.

Lisa M. Rico, Esq.
Rico, Murphy & Diamond LLP, Millis

Date:Thursday, January 05, 2012
Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conference Room
16 Billings St
Randolph, MA, 02368
MBA Member$150.00

Online registration for this event has closed.
For more information, please e-mail Member Services or call 617-338-0530.

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