Estate Planning: Preparing to Plan

Sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law Consortium


This webinar will provide background on what you can do to prepare yourself for the estate planning process.  Specifically, this webinar will cover steps that you can take before meeting with an attorney which can save you time and money.  Topics will include setting goals, listing assets and liabilities, estate planning tips,  as well as a discussion of the basics about some of the commonly used estate tools such as wills, trusts, living wills and retirement accounts.  The intended audience for this webinar is farmers and other citizens interested in learning more about the estate planning process.


This webinar was recorded on November 15, 2017.  To listen to a recording of the webinar, please click here.


Rusty Rumley B.S., J.D., LL.M.
National Agricultural Law Center

Rusty Rumley serves as a Senior Staff Attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center. He graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma State University in 2004 with a B.S. in AgriBusiness and in 2007 earned his juris doctor from the University of Oklahoma. After law school, Rusty earned his LL.M in Agricultural Law at the University of Arkansas, and is licensed to practice law in the state of Oklahoma. Additionally, he has co-taught a course titled “Animals and Agricultural Production, Law and Policy” several times at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and most recently at the University of Nebraska College of Law and teaches an introduction to agricultural law course through the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas. His primary areas of interest are in estate planning, taxation, business organizations, landowner liability, leasing and agritourism.

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