Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Countryside Association for People with Disabilities
21154 W. Shirley Rd
Learn the importance of wills, trusts, powers of attorney living wills, probate and guardianship. Issues to be covered:
1) How can a special needs trust be used to leave assets to a disabled person without terminating his/her government benefits?
2) How can a guardian be appointed for an adult who is disabled?
3) Who will make healthcare and financial decisions for someone if they become incapacitated?
4) Who will care for minor children if something happens to their parents?
5) How often should a will and trust be reviewed?
6) Under what circumstances should a will or trust be
7) What are the advantages of using a living trust over a simple will?
8) 2013 changes in estate taxes and powers of attorney in Illinois
Jacob. K. Ehrensaft is an attorney who has written extensively on will contests and guardianship litigation. His firm concentrates in estate planning (wills and trusts), probate, guardianship, business law and franchise law. He received his law degree from DePaul University. His expertise has been exemplified through presentations he has given for the Chicago Bar Association, the Niles Police Department, the University of Illinois at Chicago, local libraries and multiple networking organizations. He has served on the board of directors for the Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Association for the University of Illinois. Prior to entering the private practice of law, he worked for the City of Chicago in the Building and Land Use Litigation Department.
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