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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Trusts and Estates Section

  • to be responsible for activities relating to the education of probate, estate planning and trust law practitioners;
  • to promote and work for the development, modernization and improvement of legislation relating to the estate planning, probate and trust areas of the law; and
  • to review relevant matters and issues, and to study and recommend solutions to various problems involving the public, the courts, and attorneys insofar as the areas of concern of the section are involved.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Probate  |  1st Dist.

Black v. Black, 2019 IL App (1st) 181452 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 1st Div, (PIERCE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Probate  |  1st Dist.

In re Estate of Ivy, 2019 IL App (1st) 181691 (June 26, 2019) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (HOWSE) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Wills  |  3d Dist.

Parks v. Parks, 2019 IL App (3d) 170845 (June 12, 2019) Rock Island Co. (McDADE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Estates  |  1st Dist.

In re Estate of Mattson, 2019 IL App (1st) 180805 (April 30, 2019) Cook Co., 2d Div, (LAVIN) Appeal dismissed; circuit court affirmed.

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