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The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Elder Law

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Newsletter Articles From 2015

Checklist to file Veteran only claim for VA Aid and Attendance By Zach Hesselbaum March 2015 Consult this handy checklist to make sure you don't miss a thing.
Estate planning financial information By Lance D. Taylor March 2015 The author shares his estate planning “fact finder” that is intended to provide the attorney with a summary of the client's current assets, their values, and how they are currently titled.
Instructions for your caregiver’s activity, time & expense record By Mary Ann Brown and Richard Habiger December 2015 Mary Ann Brown and Richard Habiger share the Life Care Contract Information Form they created.
The need for pro bono & how you can help By Michael G. Bergmann and Karen Munoz December 2015 In 2003, low-income Illinoisans attempted to resolve approximately 875,000 legal problems on their own. Given the challenging economic times and the significant cuts in federal and state funding to legal aid since 2003, there is little doubt that these problems have been exacerbated rather than reduced.
Power of Attorney’s execution of admission contract with arbitration clause is binding on principal’s common law and Nursing Home Care Act claims By Jason G. Schutte June 2015 An overview of the recent case of Fiala v. Bickford Senior Living Group, LLC.
Practice tip: The checklist By Eugenia C. Hunter March 2015 This quick-reference tool for estates will help you keep track or what needs to be done and the date by which it must be done.
What can counsel do when assets pass to unintended beneficiaries that inherit? By Anthony B. Ferraro June 2015 A discussion of "resulting trusts."