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Tax deadline looms for Defender publisher
Monday, December 21, 1998
With an estimated $400,000 tax payment looming for Chicago Defender publisher Sengstacke Enterprises, Inc., a January 13 hearing to decide the company's direction will be critical. The company's future has been in limbo since March, when adult beneficiaries of a trust created by late Chairman and Publisher John H. Sengstacke...
Changing Places
Wednesday, October 1, 1997
You can't do anything for your parents unless you have the legal authority to do so. That's why one of the first steps you should take is to get all the necessary paperwork in order - paperwork that will allow you to pay bills, trade stocks or make other financial and health-related decisions on your parents' behalf. Here...
Retired Americans Should be on Guard Against Abuse From Financial Advisers
Friday, March 28, 1997
Ask if the advisor has done course work or continuing education in gerontology or financial planning for the retired. Check credentials. A law degree, a masters in business administration or a certified public account designations useful, says , a tax attorney whose Elder Law Center is a financial - planning and law firm in Chicago that caters to elderly...
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Tuesday, July 16, 1996
, founder of the Illinois chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, said working with the elderly who have been abused takes extra time and attention, which poses problems for the courts. "It takes more time, it takes more care. You have to talk slower. You have to talk louder. You have to wait for a reaction," he said. "You have to...
Sunday, June 9, 1996
Senior citizens have unique legal problems, especially involving financial decisions. Now, some lawyers are specializing in elder-care legal issues. Many of these lawyers are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Inc., (520-881-4005) a 3,000-member group that publishes a registry of such specialists. Elder care specialists can address...
Kup's Column
Wednesday, March 27, 1996
Chicago Attorney reportedly spent last week in London conferring with Prince Charles. , a tax and financial planning authority, reports he was recommended by a British client....
Group to focus on serving state's senior citizens
Sunday, December 5, 1993
With an eye toward protecting the country's aging population, a group of Illinois attorneys is forming a state chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Inc. The Tucson, Ariz.-based organization, with 2,000 members nationwide, focuses on improving the availability and delivery of legal services for the elderly. Membership is open to licensed...
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