CLE Program Details


Program Title: Professionalism/Ethics Series: IRPC Rule 1.14 and the IL Divorce and Probate Act
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
General CLE Hours: 1.00
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 1.00
Registration Fee: $ 16.00
Description:

This program has been approved for 1.0 Professionalism CLE hours

This program presents an overview of recent change in Illinois allowing a guardian of a disabled spouse to file action for divorce.

Rule 1.14: Client with Diminished Capacity and the lawyer’s role in maintaining a normal client-lawyer relationship is the underlying theme of this seminar. This course is an overview of some difficult issues that practitioners face during the probate and estate process and the intersection of divorce.

This program presents an overview of recent change in Illinois allowing a guardian of a disabled spouse to file action for divorce.

This course is an overview of some difficult issues that practitioners face during the probate and estate process and the intersection of divorce. Those factors are difficult enough then introduce the representation of clients with diminished capacity and the lawyer is faced with the daunting task of maintaining a normal client-lawyer relationship with the client.

The program includes a discussion of proposed judgments with provisions for estate administration cases, the need to consider beneficiary designations during the divorce and other family law and probate law issues. Rule 1.14: Client with Diminished Capacity and the lawyer’s role in maintaining a normal client-lawyer relationship is the underlying theme of this seminar. A general understanding of the procedure involved in having a guardian of the person and estate appointed for a disabled adult in Illinois will be discussed.

Materials provided with the program

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Available Formats iPod, Quicktime, Flash video
Presenter: Ira Jay Cohen