Schiller DuCanto & Fleck is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Meighan Harmon will be a featured speaker at the 18th Annual Delaware Trust Conference on October 18, 2023. She will present alongside Steven Mignona, Partner with Archer and Greiner, on the highly anticipated session titled "Till Trusts Do Us Part: Trusts, Divorce, And Our Fiduciary And Ethical Roles." The presentation will delve into the intricate intersection of trusts and the dissolution of marriages, offering insights into the evolving and often conflicting fiduciary and ethical duties of trustees, lawyers, and other professionals who find themselves entangled in these complex situations.
"Divorce and the management of trusts are complex issues, and they often intertwine in intricate ways," says Meighan. "In this session, we will discuss the responsibilities and challenges that trustees and legal professionals face when dealing with trusts in the context of divorce, and explore the ethical considerations involved.”
A seasoned attorney specializing in high stakes family law matters, Meighan handles the equitable division of substantial estates for diverse clients, including successful business professionals, their spouses, and individuals with multi-generational wealth. With a versatile approach to dispute resolution, she combines her extensive litigation experience with skills in collaborative law and family mediation, tailoring her solutions to the unique needs of each divorce case, whether through assertive courtroom advocacy or creative, amicable settlements.
The 18th Annual Delaware Trust Conference brings together the nation's foremost experts in the fields of trust, legal, and wealth management. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with these top professionals, gaining valuable knowledge on the benefits and nuances of utilizing trusts for estate planning.
For more information about the 2023 Delaware Trust Conference and to register for the event, visit here.