Category Archives: Illinois Estate Planning Attorneys

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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You have likely heard about advance directives such as health care proxies and living wills, but do you know the difference between them, and how each accomplishes your stated wishes? These two legal documents both seek to achieve the same … Continue reading

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In tough financial times, people carefully choose their spending priorities. Surprisingly, many Americans never get around to making a will. This is especially true for younger Americans. Since death is never something we want to discuss or even think about, … Continue reading

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You may have heard of probate before, but what exactly is it? Probate can serve important purposes but it can also be an irritant. Therefore, probate is a crucial part to consider in estate planning. What is Probate? Probate is … Continue reading

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While there is no requirement that you leave any amount of assets for your adult children to inherit, many individuals do wish to pass on their wealth to their adult children and grandchildren, if any. Moreover, an adult child who … Continue reading

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