The UAW Legal Services Plan hosts live webinars several times a year on a wide variety of personal legal issues important to our participants, including estate planning, consumer law, real estate transactions, and much more.
We host these webinars as a Plan service and resource for UAW active and retired participants and surviving spouses. During the live webinar, our attorneys also answer your submitted questions on the topic being discussed.
Check out the recordings of our past webinars on this page. You’ll also find the accompanying webinar PowerPoint.
Go to our Events page to learn about our upcoming live webinars.We hope you register to participate.
A 2017 survey shows that 73 percent of Americans are worried about their email, financial, and social media information being used against them for identity theft and fraud. Plan attorney Abbie Bazzi interviews the Plan’s ID theft expert Fred Miller on how you can protect yourself from this growing problem, and how your UAW Legal Services benefit can help.
Protecting Your Credit
Learn how to protect your credit and obtain your free credit reports with the help of UAW Legal Services. Plan managing attorney Fred Miller is an expert on consumer law and will discuss recently passed laws that help consumers get their free credit reports and freeze and unfreeze their credit for free through the three nationwide credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Powers of Attorney and Guardianships
UAW Legal Services Plan gets many calls from participants on these two issues. Hear Plan managing attorneys Carolyn Bernstein and Dave Savard discuss how Powers of Attorney and Guardianship can come up in your everyday life, including child care, school, hospital, nursing home and real estate transactions – and how your legal services benefit can help.
The Truth About Trusts
UAW Legal Services Plan attorneys receive many questions from UAW members asking whether trusts are a good way to make sure their assets are passed to their beneficiaries according to their final wishes. Listen to managing attorneys Carolyn Bernstein and Dave Savard talk about the various types of trusts, the pros and cons of using trusts, and how other estate planning methods may be better than a trust.