Section Newsletter Articles on Elder Law
Section Council to present CLE on assessing capacity
, February 2007
The Elder Law Section Council will present a full-day Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled Assessing the Capacity of an Estate Planning Client and Implications for Representation on April 6, 2007 in Chicago.
, November 2006
New visitation rights available for grandparents. Effective January 1, 2007, Public Act 94-1026 amends section 607 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. 750 ILCS 5/607.
, June 2006
Legislation of interest to elder law practitioners.
, November 2005
Small estate affidavit revision. Last year’s increase for small estate affidavits to $100,000 from $50,000 applies to all documents executed after August 6, 2004, regardless of when the decedent died, pursuant to Public Act 94-57.
What is the Circuit Breaker Program?
, June 2005
Circuit Breaker is a program to assist seniors, administered by the Illinois Department on Aging. Until recently, the program was administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.
The elder boom: Are you ready?
, March 2004
The python is about to have another case of indigestion. The front end of the Boomer generation, likened by some to a pig in a long, extended python of flat birth rates, is about to enter its 'elderly' phase.
Check out the elder law Web site
, April 2003
Each section of the ISBA has its own Web site with some interesting and useful information relating to that section's area of practice.
Anatomical gifts: The ultimate recycle
, December 2002
Disposition of the body is probably one of the most difficult issues with which human beings and their loved ones ought to deal in life and estate planning.
The double helix: ID 2000
, November 1999
It can't be forged. It can't be lost. It's good for our lifetimes--and even beyond. It courses through our veins, it's in our bones and in every cell of our bodies, and each of us has a very unique one.