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Happy Retirement

Wishing Bob Glorch a Happy Retirement!

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

If you haven’t already heard, Bob Glorch is retiring from the practice of law next week, at the end of 2017.  Bob retires after a 50-year distinguished legal career focused on estate planning. I had the great fortune of being hired by Bob as a law clerk in 1998 while attending DePaul Law, and… Read More »

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District 211 Class Announcement for March 2016

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

I will be teaching an adult continuing education class for District 211 covering a broad range of estate planning and estate administration topics. Topics include asset ownership, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, estate and gift tax, powers of attorney, beneficiary designations and more. The class takes place at Palatine High School from 7pm to… Read More »

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Happy Holidays 2015!

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

I hope you’re all having a joyous and memorable holiday season filled with friends and family and fun! One year ago today I announced our law firm transition. It’s been a great 2015 meeting and working with past clients and new clients alike. I value all of our clients and take pride and joy… Read More »

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IllinoisEstatePlan Made the ABA Journal Blawg 100 for 2015!

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. Last week I received an e-mail that started like this: Dear Blawgger, Congratulations are in order. Your blawg has earned a spot in the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100, our 9th annual list of the best in blogs about lawyers and the law. The complete list of the 9th… Read More »

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District 211 Trusts & Estates Class Announcement for Fall 2015

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

I will be teaching an adult continuing education class for District 211 covering a broad range of estate planning and estate administration topics. Topics include asset ownership, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, estate and gift tax, powers of attorney, beneficiary designations and more. The class takes place at Palatine High School from 7pm to… Read More »

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Please Nominate This Blog for the 2015 ABA Journal Blawg 100

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

Do you like this blog? If so, may I ask a favor? Please nominate this blog for the 2015 ABA Journal ‘Blawg 100.’ “Friend-of-the-blawg” nominations are due on or before August 16, 2015. The nomination form can be found and completed at this link —> NOMINATE OUR BLOG HERE It’s really easy, too. Blawg… Read More »

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Two Year Blogiversary

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

Two years ago we rolled out the welcome mat for this blog. And here we are 80 posts later! On last year’s blogiversary I shared 5 Things About Our Blog. Today I want to share some numbers and stats. If you run any kind of website or blog, you’re probably familiar with a tool… Read More »

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Facebook Adds “Legacy Contact” Option (Plus, I’m now on Twitter)

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

Almost exactly one year ago, I posted about a policy change that Facebook had made with respect to accounts of deceased individuals (see “Facebook Makes Memorialized Accounts More Public“, February 25, 2014). Last year, Facebook’s change fixed the privacy settings for “memorialized accounts” so that they would not be changed after death. When I… Read More »

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District 211 Trusts and Estates Class in March

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

In March I will be teaching an adult continuing education class for District 211 covering a broad range of estate planning and estate administration topics. The class takes place at Fremd High School in Palatine from 7pm to 9pm on Wednesday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 11. I’ve been teaching this class for several… Read More »

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Article by Jeffrey R. Gottlieb Published in Illinois Bar Journal

By Jeffrey R. Gottlieb |

The January 2015 edition of the Illinois Bar Journal features a lead article written and published by yours truly, entitled “A New Weapon Against Elder Abuse: Presumptively Void Transfers to Caregivers.” CLICK HERE FOR A PDF OF THE ARTICLE The construct for the article began right here as a blog post on September 2,… Read More »