Month: September 2016

Planning for the Family Vacation Spot
Posted September 23, 2016

Planning for the Family Vacation Spot Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky Your family cabin, cottage, or vacation home may be one of your most significant financial assets. It is also likely to be the one with the most enduring memories and emotional ties. The property may have been in your family for decades with your […]

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Contesting a Will: Undue Influence
Posted September 22, 2016

Contesting a Will: Undue Influence Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky One of the most common reasons that family members dispute a will or estate is the concern that the testator was the victim of undue influence. Courts are reluctant to override a testator’s wishes, so it can be difficult to establish that undue influence impacted […]

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Illinois to Create Federally-Approved ABLE Accounts
Posted September 09, 2016

Illinois to Create Federally-Approved ABLE Accounts Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky This year, the Illinois legislature passed a statute creating ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts, which serve as savings accounts for disabled individuals. The law is based on a federal statute passed in 2014 that aims at giving those with disabilities more freedom […]

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