ISBA Members, please login first to join this 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.
- Proposed Changes to the Illinois Statute of Repose as It Relates to Estate Planning Attorneys: An Introduction
- Estate Planners Vulnerable to Dormant Legal Malpractice Claims
- Update: Estate Planners Are Still Vulnerable to Dormant Legal Malpractice Claims, But ISBA Proposed Legislation Suggests a Reasonable Change to the Law
- Checklist for Trustees Under the New Illinois Trust Code
- The Illinois Trust Code: What Is It and What Do I Need to Know? Part 4 – What Makes a Valid Trust and Revocable Trusts
- Liability Issues Facing Estate Planning Professionals
Recent Related Cases
Illinois Appellate Court / CivilWills | 5th Dist.
In re Estate of Siedler, 2019 IL App (5th) 180574 (August 28, 2019) Pope Co. (BOIE) Affirmed and remanded.
ISBA Lawyer Education Videos
Estate Planning Hot Topics
- ILITs - David M. Lutrey
- Same Sex Couples – Raymond W. Prather
Tools and Resources
- Trusts and Estates discussion group is available to section members via the Trusts and Estates community in ISBA Central
- The Trusts and Estates Section directory is available to all ISBA members
- Useful links
- Sample Transfer on Death Instrument forms, provided by ISBA member Katherine A. Chamberlain.