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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.

Hebert v. Cunningham, 2018 IL App (1st) 172135 (December 28, 2018) Cook Co., 6th Div, (CUNNINGHAM) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Guardianship  |  3d Dist.

In re Estate of M.L., 2018 IL App (3d) 170712 (December 27, 2018) Will Co. (HOLDRIDGE) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Trusts and Estates  |  1st Dist.

Brenner v. Evelyn Statsinger Trust, 2018 IL App (1st) 180131 (November 20, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div, (MASON) Affirmed.

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David Thies giving plaque to outgoing chair, Robert Kaufman
David Thies giving plaque to outgoing chair, Robert Kaufman