The NJ Uniform Trust Code…what is really new, what has really changed...and what does it mean for us and our clients

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 11:30am - 1:45pm
Location: Bacari Grill - Washington Township, NJ
Speaker: Andrew J. Cevasco, Esq.; Partner, Archer Law (formerly Archer & Greiner), Hackensack, NJ

Continuing Education:

NJ INS 2.0 credits: The Uniform Trust Code Arrives in New Jersey  ( 88898591 )

NJ CPE 2.0 credits: The Uniform Trust Code Arrives in New Jersey

CFP  2.0 credits The Uniform Trust Code Arrives in New Jersey (Program ID 234065) 

NJ CLE 2.0 credits The New NJ Uniform Trust Code

“This program had been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0.00 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and  0.00 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law, municipal court law, and/or matrimonial law.”




Program Description:

The New Jersey Uniform Trust Code is here! And there have been plenty of seminars, articles, and more about this very important topic. What does it mean to you and your practice? Whether you are a financial advisor, accountant, or attorney, or any professional – the new NJ UTC can and will have an impact on your work. What does this mean to your clients? Well, it can mean a lot, and also as to how you represent them and work for them.

This is not going to be some boring overview or briefing on what the legislation and UTC says. We are excited to have Andrew Cevasco, Esq., a partner in Archer & Greiner, P.C., give us a real, meaningful and practical application presentation. This is going to be unlike any other session you’ve attended before. Andrew has become an expert’s expert and has taken a lead role at his firm in this very new and exciting area.

Don’t miss this very exciting session – and learn real-life case studies, and the most current, up-to-date advice and guidance on how to make the NJ Uniform Trust Code work for your clients – and you! 




Andrew J. Cevasco is an experienced and successful personal and business advisor. He

has handled a broad array of matters for business and individual clients in his 35 year career

ranging from estate and trust planning to transactional matters to a variety of trials in both the

Law and Chancery Divisions of the New Jersey Superior Court and in Federal District Court.


He appears regularly in court regularly in will contests, trust litigation and probate

matters. He prepares wills, trusts and related estate planning documents, and is experienced in

the administration of complex estates and trusts. He also represents clients with regard to

guardianship and elder law issues. He has been appointed by the Court to represent minors and

allegedly incapacitated persons in both contested and uncontested probate and guardianship

matters. He lectures often in the areas of estate and tax planning and estate litigation.


Mr. Cevasco provides a broad range of services to the firm’s commercial clients,

including business planning, business formation and dissolution, employment and contract

issues, and real estate matters. He has also appeared before the Disciplinary Review Board and

the New Jersey Supreme Court to represent attorneys who have been charged with violations of

the Rules of Professional Conduct. He has also argued appeals to the Appellate Division of the

New Jersey Superior Court and appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court.


After graduating from law school, Mr. Cevasco was legal secretary to the Honorable

Robert L. Clifford of the New Jersey Supreme Court, gaining hands-on experience with the legal

process from the unique vantage point of New Jersey’s highest court. He has utilized this

valuable experience on a daily basis to effectively represent his clients.


Mr. Cevasco is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is listed by the Supreme Court of

New Jersey as a mediator and mentor on its Roster of Mediators and also serves as an arbitrator

in the New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County.


Throughout his career, Mr. Cevasco has demonstrated dedication to public service, most

recently through his work on the N.J. Supreme Court Committee on Character, which reviews

applications for admission to the New Jersey Bar. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the

Bergen County Bar Association, where he Co-chairs the Professionalism and Estate

Planning/Probate Committees and currently serves as the Second Vice President.


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