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  1. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS August 2019

    August 15, 2019

    Elizabeth A. Garlovsky, Lesser Lutrey Pasquesi & Howe LLP, Lake Forest 847-235-6745 | E-mail Elizabeth A. Garlovsky Slayer Statute Does Not Automatically Prevent Man Charged and Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity of Causing His Girlfriend’s Death from Receiving Benefits from Her Estate In In re Estate of Ivy, 2019 IL App (1st) 181691 […]


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  3. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS July 2019

    July 15, 2019

    Elizabeth A. Garlovsky & Carrie A. Zuniga, Lesser Lutrey Pasquesi & Howe LLP, Lake Forest 847-235-6745 | E-mail Elizabeth A. Garlovsky | 847-295-8800 | E-mail Carrie A. ZunigaNorth Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust The wait is over — the U.S. Supreme Court spoke on state taxation of trust income. […]


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  5. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS June 2019

    June 14, 2019

    Nicholas R. Houska, Hartweg, Turner, Wood & DeVary, P.C., Chicago 309-827-0044 | E-mail Nicholas R. HouskaBelow is an excerpt from §12.36 of ESTATE ADMINISTRATION FUNDAMENTALS — 2019 EDITION.Practice Suggestions for Claiming Attorneys’ FeesEfforts to justify a fee claim will not be effective if first commenced when an objection is posed to that claim. The documentation […]


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  7. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS May 2019

    May 15, 2019

    Elizabeth A. Garlovsky, Lesser Lutrey Pasquesi & Howe LLP, Lake Forest 847-235-6745 | E-mail Elizabeth A. Garlovsky Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer: Caregiver “Friend” Can Pursue Claims Against Estate for Quantum Meruit Compensation Despite Conviction of Misdemeanor Battery of Disabled Decedent In In re Estate of Lewy, 2018 IL App (1st) 172552, […]


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  9. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS April 2019

    April 15, 2019

    Elizabeth A. Garlovsky, Lesser Lutrey Pasquesi & Howe LLP, Lake Forest 847-235-6745 | E-mail Elizabeth A. Garlovsky New Author: Elizabeth A. GarlovskyWelcome to the April issue of FLASHPOINTS: Estate Planning & Probate Law. My name is Elizabeth A. Garlovsky (although most people call me “Lizzy,” and you can too), and I am the new author […]


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  11. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS March 2019

    March 15, 2019

    Janet Rae Montgomery, Daluga, Boland & Montgomery, LLC, Chicago 312-262-5090 | E-mail Janet Rae Montgomery Treasury Issues Final Regulations Under Internal Revenue Code §199A According to KPMG International Cooperative, “[t]he final regulations initially released by the IRS on January 18, 2019, were replaced by a revised version of the final regulations [249 pages] on February […]


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  13. Estate Planning & Probate Law FLASHPOINTS January 2019

    January 15, 2019

    Ruben M. Garcia, Ruben M. Garcia & Associates, Ltd., Wilmette 847-728-0808 | E-mail Ruben M. Garcia Below is an excerpt from §1.2 of ADULT GUARDIANSHIPS, ADVANCE DIRECTIVES, AND MENTAL HEALTH LAW — 2018 EDITION. Physical Incapacity Alone Does Not Necessarily Equal Incompetency [I]t is not necessary that the person be able to carry out the […]


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