2008 Articles

Converting a life insurance policy into cash while the insured is alive: Viatical and life settlements By Paul E. Freehling March 2008 This article concerns a relatively new way to convert a life insurance policy into cash while the insured person is alive: sell it on the market.
Real estate tax exemptions for senior citizens By Leonard F. Amari March 2008 In Cook County, senior citizens can take advantage of two important residential real estate tax exemptions: the Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption and the Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption.
Retirement planning for lawyers: The savings gap By John J. Horeled March 2008 The first in a series of articles on retirement planning for lawyers.
Senior Lawyers and CLE Programs March 2008 From the great minds of seasoned lawyers, the Senior Lawyers Section Council has been brainstorming on pertinent topics for the aging lawyer for the CLE department.
View from the Chair By Loren S. Golden March 2008 An introduction to this new newsletter from Chair Loren Golden.