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 or 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.
This guide, created for attorneys who are planning for or serving the needs of persons no longer able to make decisions for themselves, assists in the crafting and implementation of plans for such instances.
There are nine Home and Community-Based Services Waivers (“HCBS”) in Illinois. This presentation provides information on each of the waiver programs, the services available through each program, how to access those services, the eligibility criteria for each program, and the potential planning opportunities for your clients.
The Illinois Trust Code codifies the rules as to creditor’s rights to attach beneficial interests of settlors and beneficiaries. Learn these rules and pick up some drafting tips to protect beneficiaries.
Probate and Guardianship mediation is similar to civil mediation, but the emotions are often at an extreme. This session offers help in determining when mediation may be the best option for a family and insights on important considerations, including confidentiality issues, pre-mediation interviews, and selection of a mediator. Guidance is also offered on local court rules; motions; petitions to seek the appointment of a mediator; and the expectations of a mediator from the pre-mediation interview through the signing of a family settlement.