Learn about different ways local governments can regulate religious uses, the types of claims that can be brought, and strategies for handling zoning applications under RLUIPA, RFRA and the First Amendment. Originally presented as part of Land Use Law in Illinois, available in its entirety as P1902-19U.
Understand the financial consequences on a divorce when one party files for bankruptcy. Originally presented as part of Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce 2020, available in its entirety as P9000-20U.
When should you use a (d)(4)(A) first party special needs trust vs. a third party SNT vs. a pooled first party SNT vs. an ABLE Account? Understand the elements that must be included in a (d)(4)(A) first party trust, and learn best practices for the drafting process. SAMPLE FORMS PROVIDED.
What is special needs planning? What are the different types of special needs trusts and when should you use them? This course offers answers to those questions as well as an overview of important special needs planning issues like "spend-down" and the ABLE Act. You will also learn about the unique challenges of representing special needs clients and their families, including the impact of implicit biases and what is appropriate language to employ when working with special needs clients.
Learn about drafting third party special needs trusts (those which are funded with “other people’s” money, not the money of the beneficiary who has disabilities). How are these trusts are created? How is money transferred during the life of the donor or at the donor’s death? How do transfers impact the donor? SAMPLE FORMS PROVIDED.
Learn best practices for collecting attorneys’ fees by reviewing statutory provisions and relevant case law, including ethical constraints on billing and collection. Learn how to protect yourself with effective engagement letters, proper billing techniques, and more.
Learn tips and guidance on how to deal with difficult situations and officials, while not losing your cool. Originally presented as part of the 7th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-19U.
A 6 part bi-weekly Noon webcast series covering succession planning basics; employment law for business sellers; the ins and outs of estate planning for closely-held businesses; understanding transactions; understanding family business, shared wealth and power; and transitioning out of the business. $300 for all six sessions in the series or $80 per individual session.
Get practical updates about many different financial issues affecting matrimonial practitioners at this popular annual program! See how to effectively conduct a direct examination of a valuation expert. Learn about best practices for collecting attorneys' fees and calculating maintenance in complicated cases. Understand the differences between the income and market approaches to valuation. Learn how bankruptcy affects divorce cases as well as how to most successfully utilize mutually-agreed or court-appointed experts. You won't want to miss our annual judges' panel!
The IICLE® 2021 Business Valuations, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce: Defining & Understanding Income program will help you better understand the tricky “money” issues that family lawyers encounter. This year’s program will focus on what constitutes "income" and our popular case law update and judges’ panel are not to be missed.