Apr 16, 2019
Chuhak & Tecson's Julie Gardner presents basics of guardianship for The Chicago Bar Association
Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. attorney Julie F. Gardner will present the basics of guardianship in Cook County at “Guardianship 101 & the Basics of Elder & Disability Care” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago.
Hosted by The Chicago Bar Association (CBA), the annual seminar for the Elder Law Committee will cover alternatives to guardianship, including review of powers of attorney, health care surrogate decision making, standards as set forth within the Probate Act and capacity issues, and will examine the practitioner’s perspective on the basics of practicing before the guardianship Court of Cook County. Attendees will hear from a retired judge and local mediator regarding guardianship cases and when to seek assistance or relief outside of the courtroom, as well as from a Cook County guardianship judge on his perspective from behind the bench. The seminar will conclude with a panel discussion.
As chair of the CBA Elder Law Committee, Gardner will moderate and present at the upcoming 2.75 MCLE-accredited informative discussion. Cost for attendance is $80 for CBA members, $160 for non-members and free for law students. For additional information or to register, click here.
Gardner centers her law practice on contested and non-contested estate matters, and executing all stages of the administration of probate, guardianship estates, decedent’s estates and trusts, as well as other related estate litigation.