The 2019 Columbus Day seminar addresses the latest critical changes to Illinois family law, including thorough tax and case law updates. Learn how to use information on decision-making to obtain desired outcomes and how to make the best decisions (even under stress!). Understand exactly how DCFS Investigations work and hear from a panel of guardians ad litem, child reps, and judges.
Enjoy presentations about complex financial testimony from the varied perspectives of the proponent, opponent, and judge. Topics include: income/cash flow (self-employed business owners); marital and non-marital characterization and forensic tracing; lifestyle analyses and ethics.
Understand common issues regarding foundation for and admissibility of medical records, medical bills, doctor’s testimony and opinions. Learn how to get controversial evidence admitted (or object to some).
This guide, created for attorneys who are planning for or serving the needs of persons no longer able to make decisions for themselves, assists in the crafting and implementation of plans for such instances.
The lack of affordable housing continues to challenge our communities and impacts a wide spectrum of people – from homeless youth and families to seniors, immigrants, working families, and individuals with disabilities. The need for affordable housing presents different challenges in different locations-- from gentrification in appreciating markets to the need for revitalization and redevelopment in others. Explore a variety of federal, state, and local financing and policy tools (from the City of Chicago’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance to federal and state tax credits) that can be used to create, preserve and expand affordable housing in urban, suburban and rural communities.
As COVID-19 continues its deleterious effects on the economy, attorneys representing employees or employers need to understand employers’ obligations to their older employees when it comes to furloughs, layoffs, and severance packages that are compliant with the Older Workers Benefits Protections Act (OWBPA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), along with the EEOC’s recent guidance on federal anti-discrimination laws related to COVID-19.
Learn about unusual assets, like cryptocurrency, and how clients can own, title, and transfer them, along with related cybersecurity concerns. This course also covers electronic wills and issues related to remote witnessing, remote notarization, and custody of electronic documents.