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!
After a year with the Biden-Harris Administration, what changes can we expect that will impact the financial implications of divorce – from changes in our federal tax structure to impacts on business and the value of closely held companies and the significant changes to Estate taxes.
Focus on drafting tax apportionment clauses and how the standard clause can have unintended consequences if not discussed with the client. We will review several examples to demonstrate how a standard apportionment clause, or a lack of any direction as to the payment of estate taxes, could impact the ultimate distributions under an estate plan.
We will review the administration of non-complex estates, including the probate process, trust administration, distribution of assets, tax issues, and advising the individual fiduciary. Attendees will come away with a knowledge of basic estate and trust administration without weeding through the complexities of estate and gift tax planning and returns.
Whether you have just entered practice and need some assistance or are experienced and could use a refresher the Will Drafting Workshop has something for everyone! This hands-on, practical and example-filled seminar will cover the basics and go in-depth on various family / estate scenarios to aid you in feeling confident even in the face of challenging family dynamics.
The 17th 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. This year’s program offers plenary sessions on eliminating barriers to legal access, navigating guardianship and power of attorney disputes, and legislative updates. In addition, you’ll get the latest on advising your clients about Medicaid (planning and application), judicial perspectives on guardianships, Illinois Trust Code update, and much more!
Registration includes post-event access to the online on-demand recording and all additional breakout CLE.