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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

Trusts  |  1st Dist.

Ely v. Pivar, 2018 IL App (1st) 170626 (May 24, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (BURKE) Appeal dismissed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Trusts and Estates  |  1st Dist.

McCarthy v. Reynolds, 2018 IL App (1st) 162478 (March 31, 2018) Cook Co., 5th Div. (LAMPKIN) Affirmed in part and reversed in part.

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