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Protecting Your Estate with a Prenuptial Agreement
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted September 06, 2018

While many people associate prenuptial agreements with divorce, the reality is that these documents can also play a crucial role when planning an estate. If you have questions about how a prenuptial agreement can be used as an estate planning tool, please don’t hesitate to call or contact a member of our estate planning legal […]

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When you Start to Outgrow Your Sole Proprietorship
Business Law
Posted August 24, 2018

Much of the wealth in the United States is created by business owners. Although many owners start out as sole proprietorships, as the business grows, they may want and need to consider a more formal approach to owning their business. The key question is how to choose among entity options. First, seek advice. Because of […]

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Reopening a Closed Estate
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted August 20, 2018

Once a will or intestate property goes through probate and is distributed, matters related to that estate are closed. There are, however, some circumstances in which an Illinois probate court will be willing to reopen an estate, so if you recently discovered new assets belonging to a deceased loved one’s estate or want to ensure […]

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How Family Conflicts Can Threaten Your Estate
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted August 08, 2018

Many people assume that estate taxes and probate courts are the biggest threats that decedents and heirs alike face when it comes to the proper administration of an estate. While it is true that the probate process can make it more difficult and more time-consuming for heirs to collect their inheritances and estate taxes can […]

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