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February 11th In conjunction with AFP!

Nuts & Bolts -"Gift Planning - When That's Not All You Do"

Luncheon Presentation -"2015: Charitable Giving’s Best Year, Like Ever!"

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The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Major and Planned Gift Specialist

(Added 1/5/2015)

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Philanthropic Officer/Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL)

(Added 1/2/2015)

Smithsonian Institution
Planned Giving Officer, Office of Advancement

(Added 12/23/2014)


DilemmaAbout a year ago, you addressed complications in a will.  You wrote that when a charity is named in the will but family heirs or others don’t like that fact, a charity has a right, an obligation really, to fight for its interests.  We’ve run into this situation and don’t know how to proceed.  Our attorneys say we have a right to sue, but my boss feels it would be untoward to sue a donor’s estate because of the potential bad publicity.  Should we fight those who are contesting the will?
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