Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2012Volume 100Number 10Pages 505-564

Practice News

Articles

524
Law Practice Management | By
Maria Kantzavelos
How much is your practice worth? How can you maximize its value? How do you find buyers? Even if you aren't ready to sell, experts say the time to ask yourself these questions is now.
530
Retirement | By
Gary R. Gehlbach
As attorneys age and the practice of law becomes more challenging, retirement beckons for many. Planning for that day, however, should be an early-career project.
536
Estate Planning | By
William Siebers
and
Zach Hesselbaum
There are five ways to pay for long-term care in Illinois. This article discusses all five and brings you the latest on the ever-shifting Medicaid and Veterans' Administration rules.
544
Family Law | By
Ross S. Levey
and
Kelley L. Menzano
As the 45-and-older population continues to grow, family law practitioners are faced with an array of issues unique to the "gray divorce revolution."
548
Powers of Attorney | By
Ray J. Koenig
and
MacKenzie A. Hyde
Suits against POA agents for breach of fiduciary duty and other claims are growing more common. Here's an in-depth review.

Columns

512
President’s Page | By
John E. Thies
The ISBA tips its hat to its fastest growing demographic.
554
IBJ Centennial
From the archives
556
Real Estate Law | By
Joseph R. Fortunato
A recent title insurance case illustrates how much things have changed.
558
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
A senior lawyer ruminates about why he is still at it.
560
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Build up your retirement account and downsize lavish late-life dreams.