Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
The lack of affordable housing continues to challenge our communities and impacts a wide spectrum of people – from homeless youth and families to seniors, immigrants, working families, and individuals with disabilities. The need for affordable housing presents different challenges in different locations-- from gentrification in appreciating markets to the need for revitalization and redevelopment in others. Explore a variety of federal, state, and local financing and policy tools (from the City of Chicago’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance to federal and state tax credits) that can be used to create, preserve and expand affordable housing in urban, suburban and rural communities.
Financial exploitation of the elderly and people with disabilities is becoming more prevalent. Learn to freeze assets by filing pleadings to obtain recovery of money or property. Get step-by-step instructions on how the Probate Act allows the practitioner to recover assets; seek and obtain information and documentation which assist in the recovery of assets; and enjoin assets of the exploiter. Hypothetical and actual cases are presented and sample pleadings used in the litigation of these matters are provided.
Learn how to identify potential ethical issues that arise frequently in an elder law practice, capably apply ethical rules to assess appropriate professional conduct in hypothetical factual settings and develop procedures in practice for addressing ethical issues.
Court-appointed guardians sometimes make mistakes that put them in the judge’s cross-hairs. Whether they’ve moved grandma without alerting the court or given themselves and other family members gifts, guardians sometimes make decisions that garner negative attention and require explanation. This presentation shares scenarios in which guardians have found themselves in trouble, and equips attorneys with guidelines toward coaching guardians away from making mistakes and putting themselves at risk.