Learn everything you need to know to effectively administer trusts and estates post-death. Understand tools provided by Illinois laws which will help you resolve conflicts and modify documents. Additional topics include: marshaling assets; identifying liabilities; effective communication; post-death tax liability; avoiding fights over tangible personal property; dealing with real property, closely-held businesses and digital currency; TODIs; distributions; and more.
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PRE-ORDER This handy reference tool will help seasoned attorneys and will provide useful information for new attorneys, legal assistants, and law clerks working with clients in the planning and administration of an estate.
The case is not over once the judgment is entered. Learn how to close your case, prepare for an appeal, and enforce or modify an order post-decree. Setting and collecting attorneys’ fees will also be discussed.
Discovery is key to effective representation. Know what document production is required at the initial stages of a case and the evidentiary value of recorded conversations, text messages, Facebook messages, emails and other communications.
Learn the nuts and bolts of drafting a comprehensive parenting allocation judgment. Recognize common drafting pitfalls and how to avoid them. Discuss sample parenting time and holiday schedules. Get pointers on preparing your client for mediation.
The financial affidavit is the divorce lawyer’s greatest tool. Learn how to prepare the affidavit with your client and how to avoid pitfalls and sanctionable offenses. Understand how to effectively disclose and discover income, assets, expenses and debts.
Gain valuable information and tips on how to start your case with a beneficial initial consultation. Learn about red flags to watch for. Expedite your client’s case through the use of effective pleadings. Included in this session are samples for just about everything.