News Release

Monday, April 15, 2002

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

CHKD And UBS/PaineWebber Sponsor Estate Planning Seminars

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.- A 2-hour estate planning seminar--"Estate Planning for Your Peace of Mind"--will be held: May 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club, Virginia Beach; May 17, 2 p.m., at the James River Country Club, Newport News: and May 18, 9:30 a.m., at the Greenbrier Country Club, Chesapeake. The seminars, sponsored by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and UBS/PaineWebber, feature Steve M. Schanker, Esq., partner in the New York law firm of Schanker and Hochberg, P.C. He specializes in estate tax planning, gift tax planning, qualified retirement plans, business disposition planning and estate administration. The presentation will cover:
  • Ways to protect hard-earned dollars from estate and gift taxes
  • Methods to help avoid the delay of probate
  • Techniques for passing assets on without a lawyer
  • How to keep money in a family bloodline
  • Why more than a will may be needed
  • Which assets are taxed the heaviest
  • How to exclude the government from an estate
  • What the new tax law really means
  • Unlike many seminars, this one does not sell any financial product. Its sole focus is estate planning-to help give peace of mind that loved ones will be take care of. There is a $10 registration fee per married couple or individual. For information or reservations call (757) 668-7070.