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The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Elder Law

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Newsletter Articles From 2016

A beginner’s guide to common elder law tax traps By Zach Hesselbaum June 2016 Being able to identify common tax traps, specifically the traps that accompany public benefits planning, is key to a successful elder law practice.
Don’t forget dad! Short-term guardianships aren’t just for the kids By J. Amber Drew February 2016 The Illinois Probate Code specifically authorizes, without court approval, the use of short-term guardianships for disabled adults when the guardian is unavailable or unable to carry out his or her guardianship duties.
Elder law case summaries — April 1, 2016 through August 15, 2016 October 2016 Summaries of recent cases of interest to elder law practitioners.
Elder law desk reference: 2016 numbers and statistics By Martin W. Siemer February 2016 A handy reference guide with all the updated info you need for 2016.
Stories By Curt Ford October 2016 Stories can be a great asset to any attorney, and that is why Editor Curt Ford wants to help to share yours. Send in your funny, strange, interesting and moving tales to be included in the next several issues of this newsletter.