CLE Program

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


Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Conference Room
16 Billings St
Randolph, MA, 02368

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MBA Member : $150.00
Non-member : $250.00

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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, Panelist
Executive Office of the Trial Court , Boston
Hon. John D. Casey, Panelist
Norfolk Probate and Family Court , Canton
Elizabeth J. Barton, Esq., Panelist
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company , Norton
Thomas P. Jalkut, Esq., Panelist
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP , Boston
Evelyn J. Patsos, Esq., Panelist
Probate and Family Court , Boston
Lisa M. Rico, Esq., Panelist
Rico, Murphy & Diamond LLP , Millis

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