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Impact of Civil Union Legislation in Illinois

Illinois recently passed a civil union law, which becomes effective July 1, 2011. The new civil union law will have a great deal of impact on the status of same sex relationships in the state of Illinois and throughout the country. This OnDemand Webinar will go into detail regarding the requirements for a civil union, the impact on same-sex partnerships entered into in other states, the implications for employee benefit plans and estate planning considerations. This program will assist benefit plan sponsors in understanding their rights and obligations with respect to employees who enter into a civil union. In addition, this OnDemand Webinar will assist civil union parties with estate planning considerations related to their new status.


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Agenda

The New Illinois Civil Union Law

  • Effective Date
  • Who Can Enter Into a Civil Union
  • Requirements for Civil Unions and License Procedures
  • Impact on Other States

Impact of Civil Unions on Employee Benefit Plans

  • Impact on Pension Plans
  • Impact on Self Insured Health Plans
  • Impact on Fully Insured Health Plans
  • Impact on Government Plans

Estate Planning Considerations

  • Automatic Rights to Property
  • Preference for Appointment as Representative
  • Tax Consequences
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This course was last revised on March 31, 2011.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Katrina Crafton Fluet

Katrina Crafton Fluet

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Katrina A. Crafton

  • Associate in the Private Client Practice Group of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in the Chicago office
  • Advises high net worth clients on a variety of estate planning issues, including trust and estate administration, probate and guardianship proceedings, lifetime gift and charitable planning, trust and estate controversy, and all aspects of federal and state estate, gift, and GST tax issues
  • B.S. degree in mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D. degree, magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Can be contacted at 312-984-7605 or [email protected]
Todd A. Solomon

Todd A. Solomon

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

  • Partner in the Chicago office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employee benefits and ERISA
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on employee benefits, ERISA and domestic partner benefits
  • Wrote the First - Seventh Editions of Domestic Partner Benefits - An Employer’s Guide, (Thompson Publishing Group) and contributing editor for the Employer’s Handbook: Complying With IRS Employee Benefits Rules (Thomson Publishing Group)
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Chicago Law School; B.A. degree, with high distinction, University of Michigan
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 387900
Published 2011
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