Eric Wilen is the President of the DuPage County Estate Planning Council for 2022 – 2023. The DuPage County Estate Planning Council recently hosted a Judges Panel and Networking event at the Butterflied Country Club with the Honorable Bonnie Wheaton, the Honorable Paul M. Fullerton, the Honorable Anne Therieau Hayes and the Honorable James Orel from the 18th Judicial Circuit, Chancery Division. During the evening, the Judges answered questions about Zoom and Courtroom practice and shared their insights with Council members and their invited guests. The Judges spoke about their experiences with probate matters, views on will and trust enforcement and interpretation, cases involving guardianships for children and disabled adults, and powers of attorney and other related estate planning type instruments. The Council is comprised of professionals from the world of trusts and estates which include attorneys, wealth managers, financial planners, bankers, trust officers, accountants and other professionals advising families and businesses with respect to estate planning matters. Elizabeth Bacon, from the BT&T litigation group, was in attendance.