"When it goes wrong: Learning From Others Mistakes" - Case Study Analysis

Webinar Description

Attention Pennsylvania farmers: 
Join Paul Goeringer from University of Maryland on February 19, 2024 where he will discuss the importance of updating estate plans through the analysis of an estate planning case study.  In this hour long webinar, he will share the details of a dairy farm family going through the estate planning process, the errors made along the way, and how to avoid these mistakes when planning for your own estate.  
Pennsylvania Farm Link, in collaboration with Northeastern Risk Management Education program, is excited to offer this free webinar to Pennsylvania farmers.  We hope that this webinar provides valuable insight to those involved in estate and succession planning as well as help farm families learn how to avoid these common mistakes when working through the estate or farm succession process.  Once you register for this event, you will receive an email containing the case study that will be discussed at this webinar.  We encourage all participants to review the case study prior to the webinar and welcome any conversation that stems from Goeringer’s presentation.
Read the case study here:  goeringer – partition case study final

February 19, 2024

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration deadline: February 16, 2024

Webinar - Online

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Guest Speaker: Paul Goeringer

Paul Goeringer is a Senior Faculty Specialist and the Extension Legal Specialist at the University of Maryland. He joined the University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in 2012. His research and extension program is focused on agricultural leases, energy leases, landowner liability, production contracts, agricultural nuisance issues, environmental law, and estate planning issues impacting agricultural producers in Maryland. Paul has authored over two hundred articles and is a sought-after speaker on agricultural law issues.

He grew up on his family’s wheat and cattle operation in Western Oklahoma. Upon graduating from high school, Paul graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. After graduating from OSU, Paul decided to attend law school for some strange reason still unknown to him. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate from some school in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the University of Oklahoma). After law school, Paul received an LL.M in Agricultural Law and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas and is licensed to practice in Oklahoma. He is a Topic Area Coordinator in Agricultural Law for Southern Ag Today. He has served on several college and campus committees in his time at UMD. Paul is a past board member of the American Agricultural Law Association, an active member of the Agriculture Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, and a member of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.

This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2022-70419-38562.