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ISBA's Elder Law Basics: Will Drafting 101

ISBA Members: Use your 15 hours of Free CLE credits to order this program –
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Presented by the ISBA Elder Law Section
Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Trusts & Estates Section, ISBA Real Estate Law Section and the ISBA Senior Lawyers Section

1.50 hours MCLE credit

Original Program Date: April 27, 2022
MCLE Accreditation Extension Period: ­­­­­­­March 26, 2024 - March 25, 2026 (You must certify completion and save your certificate before this date to get MCLE credit)

Don’t miss this presentation on the basics of drafting wills, as well as the related estate planning considerations, including when clients opt to utilize wills as a primary estate planning tool. Elder law attorneys, senior lawyers, trusts and estate counsel, new lawyers, and general practitioners with basic practice experience who attend this online program will better understand:
  • Dying without a will;
  • The interplay of all assets in a client’s estate;
  • Which assets pass through a will;
  • Will terminology, provisions, and clauses;
  • The issues to consider when drafting wills;
  • What “probate” is, including its pros and cons;
  • Probate avoidance tools and other statutory methods of disposing assets; and
  • The amended TODI statute.

Program Coordinator:
Dolores A. Wigman, Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., Woodstock

Program Moderator:
Constance Burnett Renzi, Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi, Lenert & Julien, P.C., Sugar Grove

Program Speaker:
Colleen L. Sahlas
, The Law Offices of Hoy & Sahlas, LLC, Oak Brook

Pricing Information

  • Please Note: You must attend the entire program in order to earn MCLE credit for this seminar.
  • ISBA sponsoring section members get a $10 registration discount (which is automatically calculated in your cart when you log in to register).
  • Fees:
    • ISBA Member Price of $52.50 is displayed below when you login and program is eligible for Free CLE member benefit
    • Non-Member Price $105
    • New Attorney Member (within the first five years of practice) - $25
    • Law Students - Free