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.
Get updates 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!
Representing People with Disabilities: Practical, Legal and Ethical Considerations
It is estimated that one in five people has a disability. Given the prevalence of disability in our society, attorneys need to be prepared to address the needs of clients with disabilities. This program offers practical tips on interacting with people with disabilities and the proper language to use as well as the legal and ethical issues that can arise when representing people with disabilities, with a focus on two common issues: access for clients with communication disabilities and representing clients with psychiatric disabilities.