Take a comprehensive look at the planning issues facing parents of minor children. From naming guardians to protecting assets, ensuring that their children will be taken care of is the chief priority for these clients.
As part of investigations, a guardian ad litem relies on third parties. Learn about investigations, when and how to perform discovery, filing motions, the impact of HIPAA, Illinois Mental Health and Disabilities Code, Federal Confidentiality Act, and more.
This is the reality we are all facing where in person litigation, mediation, and even client meetings might not be possible or might need to be modified. Technology that can assist you, including online co-parenting communication tools such as Our Family Wizard, will be highlighted.
Get practical knowledge about the roles of the Administrator, Guardian, Guardian Ad Litem and counsel when personal injury cases involving disabled adults or minors, wrongful death cases and survival act cases settle. Understand the client’s duties, the attorney's duties, and the necessary steps to take once a lawsuit settles. Learn how to finalize these cases efficiently and avoid problems down the road.
Increase your understanding about the most respectful manner for communicating with LGBTQ and transgender colleagues and clients. Develop sensitivity to challenges in communicating with transgender children during custody proceedings.