Four Aronberg Goldgehn Attorneys to Share Guardianship Insights at DCBA 2022 Mega Meeting


The DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) will feature insights from four Aronberg Goldgehn attorneys concerning Illinois guardianship procedures and law in its virtual 2022 Mega Meeting on Friday, March 11 at 12:45 pm CT.

Speakers will include:
Karen R. Mills (Moderator)
Chidinma (Chidi) O. Ahukanna
Alexandra Benigni
Karrie E. Virgin

Their presentation, “Gimme More: When Guardianships Turn Toxic,” will use the Britney Spears conservatorship case to explore topics including:

  • The necessity of guardianship
  • Types of guardianships
  • The appointment process
  • Differences between the role of a GAL and a court-appointed attorney
  • Powers, duties and limitations of the guardian
  • Issues in contested guardianships

Register here for the webinar.

Karen concentrates her practice on estate planning, trust and estate administration, probate litigation, special needs planning, asset protection and guardianships for minors and adults with disabilities. Her practice also involves advising clients with respect to taxation, business and asset protection and long-term care planning.

Chidi concentrates her practice in business litigation and family law, including pre- and post-decree dissolution matters, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, parentage, guardianship and adoption matters.

Alex serves in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group, representing clients in the areas of business divorce and complex ownership disputes resolution, business litigation, insurance coverage litigation and analysis as well as personal, financial and estate planning matters.

Karrie focuses her practice in estate planning, probate matters and estate litigation. She aids clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, health care powers of attorney and durable powers of attorney for property and charitable giving techniques.

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