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Estate Planning & Prob. MCLE Mtg - Marital Trust Planning in the Wake of the Tax Cuts/Jobs Acts 2017
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When: Wednesday November 28, 2018
Where: DuPage Judicial Center
505 N. County Farm Road
Attorney Resource Center
Wheaton, Illinois  60187
United States
Presenter: Susan Reedy Williams of Faermark & Williams, LLC
Contact: Ann Martin

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Estate Planning & Probate Section MCLE Meeting


Marital Trust Planning in the Wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 


Speaker: Susan Reedy Williams of Faermark & Williams, LLC

Topic Summary:


This program will address the continued use of Family-Marital Trust Formulas, the Illinois QTIP Election, Portability Election and new ideas to incorporate income and estate tax planning at the same time.


Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will review Federal and Illinois estate tax exemptions and the rules surrounding "step up in basis".


2. Attendees will learn when an estate needs to make an Illinois QTIP Election and how it is made.


3. Attendees will learn how the Portability Election is made and when should a surviving spouse make a portability election.


4. Attendees will learn about Traditional Family-Marital Trust planning versus Marital Trust planning to maximize income tax advantages.

Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Attorney Resource Center
Credits: 1 Credit MCLE


Thank you to our Lunch Sponsor:






Questions? Please contact staff liaison, Ann Martin, at or 630-653-7779.

Lunch will be provided to those who register in advance.


Only DCBA members will qualify for MCLE credit.



If you register and are unable to attend, please contact the DCBA office at 630-653-7779 so we can cancel your registration.

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