The Arbitrator’s view of virtual hearings, CompFile, and trial practice. Learn new work habits and tips to be effective and successful in the virtual world. Originally part of the 9th Annual Workers' Compensation Institute
The 18th Annual Elder Law Short Course is designed for the Illinois elder law attorney who is dedicated to client service and eager to stay on the cutting-edge of legal issues affecting elderly clients and their families.
This year’s program offers plenary sessions on tax planning for the elderly, updates on the Illinois Trust Code and Remote Signature Act, and the annual judges’ panel. In addition, you’ll get the latest on advising your clients about Medicaid (planning and application), preparing for a guardianship trial, divorce in guardianship, and much more!
Registration includes post-event access to the online on-demand recording.
A panel of judges offers practice tips and provides unique insights on key issues, including: application of the "substantial change in circumstances" standard for modification of support. Specific scenarios are considered including: cash income; retirement of a spouse; and hidden assets. The judges also offer best practices for Zoom court proceedings.
Webcast Replay on Friday, May 6, 2022 from Noon to 1:00 PM Originally part of Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce 2022: New and Future Issues – The Lasting Impact of COVID-19
As life “happens” to our aging clients, their needs can change in unimaginable ways. Sometimes, they need protection from bad actors. Sometimes, they unwittingly become a bad actor. Sometimes, they have caregiving needs at great expense. This session will cover the legal rules that you will face and the solutions you can offer when protecting clients in some of these circumstances.
Live Webcast Replay on Friday, April 29, 2022 from Noon to 1:00 PM Originally part of the 64th Annual Estate Planning Short Course
You filed the petition, presented the medical report and got the guardian appointed. So, what’s next? The best way to make sure that things go smoothly in court for the duration of the guardianship is to do a good job educating the guardian. If the guardian understands the budgeting process, basic accounting principles and the role of the court, things are likely to go well. If they don’t, you can expect to be over budget and trying to explain how things went wrong to the judge. This presentation will review some common misunderstandings that guardians have about the process and discuss strategies to help the guardian stay on track.
Live Webcast Replay on Friday, April 22, 2022 from Noon to 1:00 PM Originally part of the 17th Annual Elder Law Short Course
Dive deeper into issues confronting real estate and title attorneys on a daily basis! This program will increase your understanding of title and wire fraud, transfers to and from Illinois land trusts and understanding the effects of a qualified disclaimer. Gain insight into avoiding ethical pitfalls that can face attorneys practicing in this area.