The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Elder Law
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Newsletter articles from 2011
The facts of Carlson v. Glueckert illustrate the difficulty for a layman in preparing their own power of attorney.
Estate of Henry continues to make waves
The two related cases, Henry III and Henry IV, involve a judgment that was upheld on appeal on behalf of Richard V. Henry, an elderly and infirm former attorney, against one of his caretakers.
From the Editor
A farewell message from Editor Anthony DelGiorno.
From your editors
An introduction to the issue from Editors Heather McPherson and Chuck LeFebvre.
JCAR kills proposed HFS rules implementing DRA
At its May 10, 2011 hearing, the Illinois Legislature's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules committee moved to a final vote and unanimously rejected the Department’s proposed rules to implement the Deficit Reduction Act and its revisions to Medicaid and asset transfer allowances.
Refusal to disclose assets
Under current Department of Human Services policy, the community spouse may elect not to disclose assets that have been held separately by the community spouse longer than the applicable look-back period.
Shades of gray matter: Serving the client with diminishing capacity
The likelihood elder law attorneys will be dealing with greater numbers of clients with diminished capacity continues to increase. New Rule 1.14 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct and the ABA/APA Handbook for Lawyers can work together to best maintain the normal client-lawyer relationship.
Who’s in charge?
Important contact information for Congressional leadership.