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Elder Law Resource Guide: Illinois

Illinois resources

Illinois: Counseling the older client. Elderlaw Support Projects Group and Legal Counsel for the Elderly. Rochester, New York : Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, c1996-2002. KFI1291.A3 I45 1996 - 10th floor

IICLEs/ IICLE Smartbooks These practice-oriented guides published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education cover a wide range of legal topics.  Complete print sets of the IICLEs are available on reserve and in the research collection on the 6th floor.  IICLEs are also available online via the IICLE Smartbooks link on the library's home page.

Advising elderly clients and their families

Asset Protection Planning

Long-Term Care Litigation

Litigating Disputed Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, and Charitable Bequests

Estate Administration Fundamentals 2023 Edition

Estate Planning Forms and Commentary: Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Estate Planning Forms and Commentary: Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives

IICLE: Everyday Mistakes in Estate Planning

IICLE: Postmortem Estate Planning

Illinois Forms

The following resources provide access to a wide range of forms relevant to the practice of elder law in Illinois.  For a complete list of recommended forms, see the Forms tab of this guide.

Illinois FormFinder.  Westlaw's comprehensive form database contains Illinois-specific forms, fillable PDF forms, clauses and checklists, derived from a number of sources including, but not limited to, state specific analytical titles and state and local courts.

Midwest Transaction Guide.  M. Bender.  KFI 1268 M55 - 9th fl.  Unit IV of this resource addresses estate planning and provides forms related to topics such as wills, gifts and trusts.  Available via LexisNexis.

Additionally, each volume of the IICLEs listed at left include a set of related forms.