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IICLE Practice Academy: Essentials of Elder and Special Needs Law

Credit(s): 0.5 Professional Responsibility
2.5 General
Product ID: C2094-VID
Original Program Date: March 18, 2013
Duration: 3 hours
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  • NEW! All registrants will receive digital materials via email two business days prior to the seminar.

    MCLE credit may vary due to variations in the live event. Online on-demand programs, Audio CDs, and DVDs are available approximately two weeks after the live event. Web replays are available as scheduled. Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on all Audio CDs and DVDs!

    Are you considering getting more involved in Elder Law or Special Needs Law?

    Whether you are a new attorney looking to start your practice, or a more seasoned professional looking for a new area for expansion, Essentials of Elder and Special Needs Law will give you an introduction to this growing practice area. This program is designed to give you an overview of the need-to-know areas of elder law practice and will discuss how to handle common practice scenarios in a concise direct format.

    ALL NEW! Get information on the brand new Elder Law and Miscellaneous Remedies Division of the Cook County Circuit Court, including information about what types of cases the court will handle, new procedures and considerations, and the future of elder law cases in Cook County.

    11:00 – 11:15 — Introduction to Elder Law
    Kristi M. Vetri, Attorney at Law, Belleville

    11:15 – 11:45 — Representing a Client with Diminished Capacity
    (.5 Hours PR Pending Approval)

    • Planning before diminished capacity
    • Ethics Rule 1.14

    Kristi M. Vetri, Attorney at Law, Belleville

    11:45 – 12:15 — Advanced Directives and Guardianship

    • Advanced Planning opportunities
    • Guardianship hearings in the absence of proper planning

    Barry A. Kozak, Director, Elder Law Programs, John Marshall Law School, Chicago

    12:15 – 12:30 — BREAK

    12:30 - 1:00 — Adult Special Needs Clients & the Relationship with Elder Law

    • Special Needs Trusts for Elderly Clients

    Darcy Chamberlin, Chamberlin Law Group, Oak Brook

    1:00 - 1:45 — Benefits & Financial Issues

    • Medicare, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid, Social Security & the SMART Act, VA Benefits

    Diana N. Law, Law ElderLaw, Aurora

    1:45 – 2:15 — The Elder Law and Misc. Remedies Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County

    • The three components: the court, the Cook County Elder Justice Center, and education

    Hon. Patricia Banks, Presiding Judge, Elder Law & Miscellaneous Remedies Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago (Invited)

    Minimum CLE/CPE Accreditation: IICLE® is an accredited sponsor for Illinois and most other states having minimum CLE requirements and mandatory CPE requirements for CPAs. Reporting instructions will be available at the programs.

    Cancellation Policy: You must cancel on or before 4:30 pm. at least three business days before the date of the course to receive a full refund. Cancellations after these dates will receive any available course materials (and the recorded course, if available) in consideration of tuition.

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    0.5 Professional Responsibility   0.5 Credits

    2.5 General   2.5 Credits

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