Illinois Bar Journal

Author Index Robert S. Held

Refuse the Bequest or Lose the Will Contest: The Unforgiving Doctrine of Election

By Robert S. Held
July
2010
Article
, Page 374
Beneficiaries who accept even a small bequest can be estopped from later challenging the will - and the principle applies to trusts, too.

IRAs and Bankruptcy in Illinois

By Robert S. Held
August
2005
Article
, Page 414
Creditors are unlikely to reach an Illinois resident's IRA account - find out why.

A Trust Counsel’s Duty to Beneficiaries

By Robert S. Held
December
2004
Article
, Page 636
Although the law is unsettled, attorneys for trusts may owe a fiduciary duty to trust beneficiaries.

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