Category Archives: Estate Planning

In the state of Illinois, there are two types of power of attorney: power of attorney for property and power of attorney for healthcare. A power of attorney for property enables you to appoint a person to make decisions regarding … Continue reading

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Many people think that just because they are young, single, and have very few assets, that they do not need to have a last will and testament, but that is not true. The following are eight reasons why you should … Continue reading

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In a few short weeks, the year will be over. This means that this is the perfect time of year to sit down with an estate planning attorney to ensure that your estate plan is still current and meets your … Continue reading

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A durable power of attorney document is one of the most important parts of your estate plan. It allows you to appoint someone to make decisions for you in the event that you become incapacitated. If you fail to appoint … Continue reading

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At some point in your life, you will likely face a time when you will have to decide if your parent needs to be placed in a nursing home. The emotional effects of such a decision can be heart-wrenching, but … Continue reading

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