Learn about new estate planning legislation filed with Illinois House and Senate since the new Session started. Important new legislation already filed includes Senate Bill No. 72 called the Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act, and Senate Bill No. 97 which proposes to amend the Illinois Notary Act by establishing and regulating electronic notarization and electronic notaries public, as well as provide that a paper or tangible copy of an electronic document that a notary public has certified to be a true and correct copy satisfies specified recording requirements.
Learn about Illinois Appellate Court cases that significantly impact the practice, with important insights for both Petitioner’s and Respondent’s attorneys. Supreme Court Rule 138 and 735 ILCS 5/8-2901 will also be discussed.
Learn about identifying, addressing and resolving issues involving electronic health records in litigation. This includes obtaining records, discovery complications, ensuring record authenticity and provider knowledge of printed reports.