The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Elder Law
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Newsletter articles from 2013
Adult protective services
Governor Quinn signed House Bill 948 into law as Public Act 98-49, effective July 1, 2013. This new law adds Illinois to the ranks of other states that operate a single Adult Protective Services Program.
Illinois tries to ensnare snowbirds (again)
This is a follow-up to the article titled “Snowbirds Fly Free of Illinois Tax” that was published in the February 2013 edition of the ISBA Trusts & Estates Newsletter.
Notes from the Editors
An introduction to the issue from Co-Editors Peter Ashmore and Bill Siebers.
Pour me another trust
Decanting is a great tool for practitioners to use in one’s estate, trust, and elder law practice, because it allows trusts that could otherwise not be changed to be rewritten to adjust to changed circumstances, as well as for corrections to trusts that were poorly drafted.
Snowbirds fly free of Illinois tax
In a surprisingly taxpayer-friendly decision, Cain v. Hamer provides a judicial road map for Illinois residents who spend a portion of the year out of state.