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What Are The Legal Grounds To Contest A Will In Illinois?
Posted June 16, 2016

What Are The Legal Grounds To Contest A Will In Illinois? Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky When someone close to us passes away and we are named in his or her estate, we expect their last will and testament to be made while in sound mind and body. However, sometimes beneficiaries are not granted all […]

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Using No Contest Clauses To Prevent Contested Estates
Posted June 08, 2016

Using No Contest Clauses To Prevent Contested Estates Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky While most of us expect a peaceful, timely, and harmonious allocation of our estate upon our passing, there may arise situations where the beneficiaries of our estate may feel jilted. Sometimes, these hard feeling may result in litigious action that can spiral […]

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New Illinois Law Clarifies Disabled Testators
Posted May 24, 2016

Individuals considering planning for their future need to be aware of a new Illinois probate law that took effect in January that may affect whether their last will and testament is deemed valid by the courts upon their passing. However, as with many aspects of estate planning, many of these issues can be mitigated with […]

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Divorcing, Children and Asset Protection
Posted May 16, 2016

Divorcing, Children and Asset Protection Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky For parents, it is difficult to watch children or grandchildren go through a failed marriage. But even worse might be the knowledge that money you left for their inheritance ends up in the hands of an ex-son or daughter-in-law. The good news is that you can […]

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