"I Do, Act II: Planning for Second Marriages" Sponsored by MPI and Coral Gables Trust

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House, CityPlace
Speaker: Elaine Bucher

Special Thanks to our April Sponsors:


Presentation Overview:

This presentation will address estate planning in the context of second marriages and blended families, which have become increasingly more common in the evolving world in which we practice.  This presentation will point out the pitfalls a practitioner may face when drafting for clients in a second marriage and provides an overview of nuptial agreements, elective share planning, and marital trusts.

Speaker Information:

Elaine Bucher is a shareholder in the Private Wealth Services Group who serves on Gunster’s Board of Directors. Elaine’s practice is dedicated exclusively to sophisticated estate planning, estate and trust administration and fiduciary litigation. Elaine has extensive experience in implementing advanced wealth preservation techniques, transfer tax planning and business succession planning, as well as representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in complex and disputed estate and trust administration matters. Elaine has developed a niche in representing clients who have complicated and sensitive family situations, and has written and lectured extensively on estate planning for second marriages and blended families.

Elaine currently serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and is the immediate past Florida state chair for ACTEC. She has consistently been ranked by Chambers USA, where she has been called “an authority in the field of estate planning” and “an excellent client advocate.” Elaine has been named multiple times by Best Lawyers Magazine as the “West Palm Beach Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year" and was chosen as one of the “Top 10 Lawyers” in the state of Florida by Florida Super Lawyers. In addition to her active law practice, Elaine is a member of the foundation board for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, and a member of the Business Professional Advisory Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Associate Mentoring Committee.


Schedule of Events:

5:30 Check-In, Cocktails and Networking
6:30 Dinner/Program Begins
8:00 Program Concludes - Dessert at table or take to go

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