Category: Current Events

Rick Law (Dad) and Diana Law (Daughter) Honored as Leading Lawyers

By Rick Law of the Estate Planning Center at Law Elder Law.  Senior Advocates in Western Chicagoland in Kane County in Illinois.  Law Elder Law is a multi-generation law firm. We are proud to announce that once again the attorneys at Law Elder Law have been chosen by Leading Lawyers Magazine as the top elder […]

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Rick Law Appointed Kendall County Public Guardian

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the Kendall County Board was introduced to the county’s new state-appointed public guardian for seniors. Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird said Gov. Bruce Rauner recently appointed Rick Law, of Law Elder Law, to the position. Law’s daughter and law firm partner, Diana Law, has served as the Kane County public […]

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The Senior Lottery Scam and Spoofing

By Rick Law, senior advocate and estate planning Attorney.  Rick is the founder and managing partner at the Estate Planning Center at Law Elder Law.  Rick Law and his daughter Attorney Diana Law are part of the multi-generational  serving seniors and their families in the Western Chicagoland suburbs. The typical lottery scam works as follows: A […]

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Diana Law named one of the “40 Under 40” by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin!

Law Elder Law is proud to announce that Diana M. Law has been chosen by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer as one of 2015’s “40 Under 40”. Diana was chosen from more than 1000 nominations for attorneys throughout Illinois.  Among the criteria for the award is intelligence, passion, success in the office, a […]

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Rick Law & Diana Law Top Elder Law Attorneys!

Based on Illinois Lawyer’s votes, Leading Lawyer Magazine Fall/Winter Edition announced: The Top Ten Elder Law Attorneys 1.  Rick L. Law 2.  Diana M. Law We are grateful for our colleagues and we deeply appreciate the professional recognition.     We congratulate the other members of the Top Ten List: 3.  Kerry R. Peck, Peck […]

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Navigating Political Rapids! (or why I have been paddling and not blogging!)

“Legislators Block Proposed Illinois Nursing Home Medicaid Rules”—that was this morning’s newspaper headline in our state capital.  That headline would not have happened except for major efforts on the part of our legal/political/lobbying team. Here is a little background:  Last year, I needed to take a break from blogging so we could create a team […]

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Pigs Fly, Cubs Win, No Estate Tax

Right now estate planning lawyers look like ants after the anthill has been kicked over.  We are frantically scurrying in a blind search for answers to The Big Question:  What are the estate planning rules now? For years, Congress has known that the current rules would fall off a legal cliff on January 1, 2010.  […]

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The Coming Victory Over Alzheimer’s

Last weekend I was blessed to attend the Chicago preview showing of the HBO special documentary entitled “The Alzheimer’s Project.”  This is an exciting joint project of the Alzheimer’s Association and HBO which is designed to give us all new insight and hope that we can push back against Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).  For those of […]

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Huntington’s Disease—Let No More Leaves Fall

Although Huntington’s Disease is a relatively rare disease that affects about 1 in 10,000 persons, the families that suffer from this killer often sustain a 50% casualty rate. Here at Law Elder Law, we have decided to help work toward a cure.

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Single Boomers: Who’s Gonna Long Term Care For You?

“Like millions of boomers, I chose not to marry or have children. But I don’t think that we unmarried boomers fully realize that there’s a lot more to worry about now than just long term care for our geriatric parents.”

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Our Reviews

“You don’t have to leave your family a lot of money. You really don’t have to leave them anything.

Just don’t leave them a mess.

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