Has the post-COVID-19 world widened the generational gap among attorneys? Featuring a range of panelists with a variety of years of experience, this session will explore how different generations interpret the recent changes to the practice of law and what changes may be here to stay.
Discuss legal and practical concerns relating to the determination of an Illinois court’s jurisdiction over out-of-state trust property, trustees, and beneficiaries. Topics will include the distinction between, and necessity for, in rem and in personam jurisdiction, relevant statutes and constitutional law. Practical solutions, pitfalls and the Illinois Trust Code will be discussed.
Fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and other interested parties often encounter circumstances necessitating a petition to a court of equity to modify or construe a testamentary instrument. This session discusses options under Illinois law to construe or modify irrevocable trusts and wills.
We are in the midst of the largest inter-generational transfer of wealth than at any other time in history. In this session, we will identify and explore the various issues that arise in planning for the transition of a family business from the senior generation to the family members who are next in line. Many of these challenges are ones that may not have been faced by previous generations, simply due to changes in societal norms. By anticipating and planning for these potential issues, you will be better able to serve your family business clients.
When an agent exploits their principal’s trust, legal action may be taken to remedy that breach of faith. Practitioners will learn procedural and substantive strategies to remove bad actors or invalidate powers of attorney within the guardianship forum.