Promoting Peace of Mind by Addressing Heirs’ Property and Implementing Effective Succession Planning Strategies
Summary: Owning heirs’ property and experiencing the challenges that accompany this means of owning property can have a negative impact on the mental health and well-being of farmers and landowners. These impacts can be especially felt by individuals who make their living from the land. This webinar will help heirs’ property owners and the professionals who support them to understand the challenges that heirs’ property owners face, identify paths toward clearing title, and learn strategies for preventing the occurrence of heirs’ property in the future.
Objectives: Following the session, the learner will be able to….
1. Identify when heirs’ property may be present
2. Understand the challenges and stressors that can result from owning heirs’ property
3. Identify potential solutions to addressing heirs’ property ownership
4. Propose potential strategies to minimize the occurrence of heirs’ property through estate planning
Veronica McClendon, Esq.
Principal Attorney and Owner of McClendon Law and Consulting, LLC
McClendon Law and Consulting, LLC
Veronica McClendon serves as the principal attorney and owner of McClendon Law and Consulting, LLC. Her firm helps families put the proper legal documents in place so that they can enjoy the full benefits of property ownership and leave an inheritance for their descendants. Veronica has a passion for strengthening families, restoring communities, and helping people to build legacies. Her firm offers a range of legal services including consulting with families on clearing title to heir’s property, drafting wills and estate plans, administering the estates of deceased persons, and helping families form collective ownership entities to hold and manage family-owned land and other real estate. Veronica attended college at Mercer University in Macon, GA, and later attended Duke Law School in Durham, NC. She lives in Macon where she is actively engaged in the local legal community, serving as the Immediate Past President of the Macon Bar Association and as a board member of Middle Georgia Justice, a local nonprofit law firm. Veronica lives with her husband and two daughters, and together they enjoy gardening, homeschooling, and co-hosting the Pursuing Wholeness Podcast, which is available on Apple Podcasts.
Continuing Education: The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety offers 0.10 CEU or 1.0 contact hour/s of participation. This course is eligible for 1.0 CPH Recertification Credits and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. The following groups of professionals have been able to use these CEUs in the past; Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Public Health Professional(CPH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Nursing (RN, LPN), Social Work (LSW), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Audiology (ABA), and others. Please contact your accrediting agency regarding any questions about receiving credits.