Kenneth Vercammen is a Middlesex County trial attorney who has published 130 articles in national and New Jersey publications on Criminal Law and litigation topics. He was awarded the NJ State State Bar Municipal Court Practitioner of the Year. He lectures and handles criminal cases, Municipal Court, DWI, traffic and other litigation matters. He is Co Chair of the ABA Criminal Law Committee, GP and was a speaker at the ABA Annual Meeting. To schedule a confidential consultation, call us or New clients email us evenings and weekends go to www.njlaws.com/ContactKenV.htm

Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C,

2053 Woodbridge Avenue,

Edison, NJ 08817,

(732) 572-0500,

www.njlaws.com

Friday, December 23, 2016

Free Wills and Estate Administration Webinar Audio recording for ABA members

Free Wills and Estate Administration Webinar Audio recording for ABA members
Speaker Kenneth Vercammen - November 16, 2016
Straightforward and to-the-point, Wills and Estate Administration provides step-by-step guidance that firms can use to handle all aspects of an estates practice, from initial client intake to closing the file.

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Hot Off the Press - Brown Bag Teleconference Series
GPSolo’s Hot Off the Press series features a new book publication release presented by the author, and is held entirely by teleconference as a Division member benefit at no additional cost.  The sessions are held bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September and November) on the third Wednesday, and normally last one hour during lunch. 
The content of the program is based upon the author’s book published by ABA Book Publishing.

topics:
   1. Preparation for Wills/Estate Planning Interviews
   2. Interviewing Clients
   3. Signing documents and Additional Estate Planning Issues
   4. Probate, Estate Administration
   5  Marketing Your Wills and Estate Administration Practice

    Portions of the talk and material have been revised from ABA’s new book “Wills and Estate Administration”
   By Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.
Straightforward and to-the-point, Wills and Estate Administration provides step-by-step guidance that firms can use to handle all aspects of an estates practice, from initial client intake to closing the file. Topics are defined in six parts for ease of use:
    Preparation for Wills/Estate Planning Interviews
    Interviewing Clients
    Additional Estate Planning Issues
    Estate Administration
    Guardianship of Disabled or Incompetent Parents
    Marketing Your Wills and Estate Administration Practice
     Making this an essential resource for solo and small firm practitioners, the author includes numerous forms for each topic, and they are also available for download online. The book is basic and written to help new and transitional attorneys. In addition, tips on practice management will help seasoned attorneys.

Publisher: American Bar Association  ABA Book Publishing
    List Price: $79.95

ABA Price: $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-63425-380-2
Product Code: 5150484
2016, 290 pages, 7 x 10, Paperback
    
American Bar Association  Service Hotline800-285-2221
312-988-5000

   Sample chapter available http://shop.americanbar.org

Seminar: Remove & Expungement of Criminal Arrests and Convictions- Free Seminar January 23, 2017 South Brunswick Library

 7:00pm-7:45 

       COST: Free if you pre-register. Complimentary materials provided.   Please bring a canned food donation, which will be given to the Community Food Bank. Please email us if you plan on attending or if you would like us to email the materials.
SPEAKER: Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.
                 (Author- Criminal Law Forms by the American Bar Association)
  The NJ statute on expungement was revised effective April 18, 2016.  If someone has been arrested or even had a private criminal complaint signed against them in the Municipal Court, they have a criminal record, even if the charges were dismissed or received a Conditional Discharge Under NJ Law past criminal arrests and convictions can be expunged/ erased under certain instances. This program will discuss the expungement process. I served as a Municipal Prosecutor and was amazed how minor criminal guilty pleas and even dismissed charges can affect someone’s ability to get a job or advance a career. Do you have children or someone you know or work with that needs an expungement?
South Brunswick Library 
110 Kingston Lane        
Monmouth Junction NJ 08852
732-329-4000  x 7637

https://www.facebook.com/events/1800395393542189/
Can’t attend?  We can email you materials
Send email to VercammenLaw@Njlaws.com

More info: The Petition for expungement is filed in the Superior Court. It takes a minimum of three months for the court to grant the expungement. The requirements are very formal. There can be a waiting period between 6 months up to 10 years after the criminal case is finished. For someone who had a drug charge, they can hire an attorney apply for Expungement 6 months after the Conditional Discharge is complete. The statute requires detailed notices served by the attorney on the State Police, Attorney General and numerous other government entities.
         Typical Court costs and Legal fees for expungement range from $1,500-$2,500.
Kenneth Vercammen is an Edison, Middlesex County, NJ trial attorney where he  handles Criminal, Municipal Court, Probate, Civil Litigation and Estate Administration matters. Ken is author of the American Bar Association's new book “Criminal Law Forms” and often lectures to trial lawyers of the American Bar Association, NJ State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association.  As the Past Chair of  the Municipal Court Section he has served on its board for 10 years. 
Awarded the Municipal Court Attorney of the Year by both the NJSBA and Middlesex County Bar Association, he also received the NJSBA- YLD Service to the Bar Award and the General Practitioner Attorney of the Year, now Solo Attorney of the Year.
Ken Vercammen is a highly regarded lecturer on both Municipal Court/ DWI and Estate/ Probate Law issues for the NJICLE- New Jersey State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published by NJ Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, YLD Dictum, GP Gazette and New Jersey Lawyer magazine.  He was a speaker at the 2013 ABA Annual meeting program “Handling the Criminal Misdemeanor and Traffic Case” and serves as is the Editor in Chief of the NJ Municipal Court Law Review.
            For nine years he served as the Cranbury Township Prosecutor and also was a Special Acting Prosecutor in nine different towns. Ken has successfully handled over one thousand Municipal Court and Superior Court matters in the past 27 years.
His private practice has devoted a substantial portion of professional time to the preparation and trial of litigated matters. Appearing in Courts throughout New Jersey several times each week on Criminal and Municipal Court trials, civil and contested Probate hearings.  Ken also serves as the Editor of the popular legal website and related blogs. In Law School he was a member of the Law Review, winner of the ATLA trial competition and top ten in class.
         Throughout his career he has served the NJSBA in many leadership and volunteer positions. Ken has testified for the NJSBA before the Senate Judiciary Committee to support changes in the DWI law to permit restricted use driver license and interlock legislation. Ken also testified before the Assembly Judiciary Committee in favor of the first-time criminal offender “Conditional Dismissal” legislation which permits dismissal of some criminal charges. He is the voice of the Solo and Small firm attorneys who juggle active court practice with bar and community activities. In his private life he has been a member of the NJ State champion Raritan Valley Road Runners master’s team and is a 4th degree black belt.
KENNETH VERCAMMEN
ATTORNEY AT LAW
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
(Phone) 732-572-0500


Friday, December 2, 2016

Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. Edison and Eric B. Morrell, Esq. New Brunswick


  Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. Edison and  Eric B. Morrell, Esq. New Brunswick were speakers at the program Review of the Major Municipal Court Cases 2015-2016 Middlesex County Bar Association seminar MCBA
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Municipal Court Practice CLE Seminar 
For other programs, go to http://www.mcbalaw.com