The 19th 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 legislative updates, faith-based end-of-life decisions facing your clients, and updates regarding electronic wills and the Illinois Trust Code. In addition, you’ll get the latest on advising your clients about Medicaid (planning and application), long-term care insurance, contested estates and trusts, and using special needs trusts in elder law practice. The educational opportunities provided by this course are not to be missed!
Special needs planning is not just a third party and/or a first party special needs trust. It is not just estate planning, not just guardianship and alternatives to guardianship. In this session, you will also learn how to effectively prepare for and conduct the initial consultation, including topics you should cover in addition to estate planning, such as the who, what, why, where and how of accessing the Illinois “maze” of services for individuals with special needs, Letters of Intent, etc.