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Bimonthly Meeting | March 2017

  • Wed, March 15, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Highland Park Country Club | Highland Park IL


  • Preregistration price is $25. At the door price is $30.

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Bimonthly Membership Meeting

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:30 am - 9:15 am
Highland Park Country Club
1201 Park Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 | map
(847) 433-4000

  • Speakers: Mary D. Cascino - Strauss & Malk LLP
  • Topic: Managing Your Electronic Estate: The New Digital Assets Act
  • Doors open at 7:30 A.M. for a buffet breakfast and networking.
  • Presentation Begins at 8:00 A.M., and adjournment will be by 9:15 A.M.
  • Members - To receive MCLE credit, please supply your ARDC number
  • Members - For CFP credit please provide your CFP ID

Overview of Presentation:

What happens to our password-protected online accounts when we die? A new Illinois law establishes the procedures that allow fiduciaries to get access to decedents’ email, Facebook accounts, and other “digital assets.” Here’s an overview of the legislation, along with practice tips.

Speaker Bios:

Mary concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning; asset protection planning; business succession planning; tax planning and charitable gifting; as well as estate and trust administration; and decedent’s and guardianship probate estate administration.  Mary is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel where she serves on the State Law Committee and the Asset Protection Committee. She is past Chair of the Illinois Bar Association’s Trust & Estates Section. Mary is an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School and a frequent author and lecturer at continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys.  Mary has been active in developing Illinois trust law legislation and was instrumental in developing the new Directed Trust Statute and Decanting Statute and participated in the development of the 2011 amendments to the Illinois Power of Attorney Act.

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