Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Elder Law

Circuit Breaker Program for elderly expanded; P.A. 91-699

July
2000
Illinois Law Update
Page 380
Public Act 91-699, which will take effect next year, expands the state's Circuit Breaker Program by increasing the minimum level of income for eligibility and expanding coverage for drugs used to treat certain diseases.

Senior Legal Assistance Services: A Well-Kept Secret

By Lee Beneze
July
2000
Article
Page 411
Too few attorneys know about Illinois' federally funded senior legal assistance services program.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
February
2000
Column
Page 62
Banks and title insurance; fees for foiled FOIA requests; crafting affirmative action plans; and more.

Working with Older Witnesses

By Julie A. Braun
November
1999
Column
Page 607
Here's how to meet the special needs of older witnesses and help them testify more effectively.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
September
1999
Column
Page 454
"Same part of the body'' rule update.

Representing Grandparents Who Raise Grandchildren: An Overview of Illinois Law

By Susan Dawson-Tibbits
September
1999
Article
Page 468
This article highlights various Illinois statutes that give grandparents legal authority to make decisions affecting their grandchildren.

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