Appellate court’s estate planning advice
In the recent case of Johnson v. Filler, the second district appellate court issued an opinion dealing with alleged legal malpractice by attorneys with regard to their preparation of wills and trusts.
An introduction to the issue by the Section on Elder Law's editor, Curt Ford.
A checklist to use as guardian ad litem for a disabled adult.
A list of new Public Acts that may impact elder law practitioners.
Short-term guardian form
A short-term guardian form typically used by parents leaving their kids with the grandparents.
Many estate plans go up in smoke because of family disharmony and conflict in court or because of a lifetime of estrangement among family members.
What every Illinois estate planner should know about elder mediation
As the number of people living into their 80s, 90s, and beyond increases, many more families are dealing with difficult issues in connection with an aging parent whose wishes are to be honored and respected, including those about health care, living arrangements, and finances.
When life gets complicated
Professional care managers are an important part of the team when complex care issues arise as clients age or face chronic physical or mental illness.