The Charles Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Foundation will be hosting “Your Will Your Way, How and Why” a seminar about wills, bequests, trusts, estate and gift taxes on Thursday, November 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Nagula Conference Center at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM Charles Regional), located at 5 Garrett Avenue in La Plata.
Guest presenter at the seminar will be Charles Capute, Esquire of Charles T. Capute, LLC. Mr. Capute is an attorney practicing principally in the area of trusts and estates. In 2002, he became the founding member and partner of Charles T. Capute LLC. Prior to founding Charles T. Capute LLC, Mr. Capute was a partner at Armistead & Capute from 1996 to 2002 and a partner in the Easton, Maryland office of Miles & Stockbridge from 1990 to 1996. Mr. Capute is a 1972 graduate of Kenyon College where he graduated with a B.A. in English. He received his J.D. degree from Capital University in 1976. In addition to being a lecturer for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Capute has served in many leadership capacities in his community, including the Academy Art Museum, Gunston Day School, the University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation, Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Salisbury University Foundation, YMCA of the Chesapeake Capital Campaign and Washington College.
In his presentation, Mr. Capute will be providing participants with an overview of the current income, gift, estate and generation skipping transfer tax rates. He will discuss common estate plans which are designed to save estate taxes and also will outline the pros and cons of providing for outright distributions to heirs versus leaving an inheritance in the form of a trust. Techniques for Estate planning and wealth transfer will also be shared.
Mr. Capute will share with seminar participants the importance of having tools such as a will, Durable Power of Attorney and Living Trusts to avoid probate. He will also discuss the various options available to individuals in creating an estate plan and share some common misconceptions of the estate planning process.
For more information about “Your Will Your Way, How and Why” or to register for the seminar, please contact Kay Simpson at the CRMC Foundation (301) 609-4132, or by email at email@example.com. This event is free to all attendees; seating is limited and preregistration is required.
The CRMC Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization serving the fundraising needs of the UM Charles Regional. Through its philanthropic efforts, the Foundation supports UM Charles Regional’s ability to provide quality healthcare to the community by supporting the programs and services of the Medical Center.