Attorney J. Ashley Twombley, a partner in the Twenge + Twombley Law Firm, will discuss legal ethics regarding trusts during a seminar in Charleston on Wednesday, August 9. The seminar, “Trusts From A to Z,” will be held at the Town & Country Inn & Conference Center, 2008 Savannah Highway.
The seminar, offered through the National Business Institute, is designed for professionals involved in creating and administering trusts. These include attorneys, accountants and CPAs, trust officers, enrolled agents, tax preparers, tax managers and wealth managers.
Attorney Twombley is scheduled to begin his presentation at 3:40 p.m. and will address several topics about the legal ethics of trusts, including legal malpractice risks, testator capacity issues, dealing with trust beneficiaries, protecting confidentiality and preventing fiduciary misconduct.
Other subjects that will be discussed at the seminar include “Main Trust Principles,” “Simple Testamentary Trusts and Revocable Living Trusts,” “Tax Reduction with Trusts,” “Grantor Trusts,” “Charitable Trusts,” “Other Trust Structures and Issues” and “Special Needs Trusts.”
The seminar is accredited by the South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization for 6.67 hours, of which 1.0 hour relates to ethical considerations. Registration is $349.
Attorney J. Ashley Twombley practices in the areas of serious personal injury litigation, estate and probate litigation and complex business litigation. He is admitted to practice in South Carolina, and before the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar and the American Association for Justice.