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Illinois Adopts New Power of Attorney Laws
Posted April 27, 2015

Illinois Adopts New Power of Attorney Laws Provided By Alan G. Orlowsky Illinois Adopts new Power of Attorney Laws and one of the most important documents in estate planning is the power of attorney for healthcare decisions, otherwise known as a healthcare proxy. This document allows you to name a person who will make medical […]

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Choosing Trustees for Your Estate Plan
Posted April 20, 2015

Choosing Trustees for Your Estate Plan Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky Choosing Trustees for your estate plan should not be taken lightly. Good Trustees are actually hard to find. When Choosing Trustee for your estate plan it should be someone who is honest and trustworthy, because they will have a lot of power under your […]

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Ernie Banks’ Family Contests Estate
Posted April 10, 2015

Ernie Banks’ Family Contests Estate Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky Known around Chicago as Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks died in late January at the age of 83. However, unbeknownst to his wife or children, Mr. Banks signed a will a mere three months before his death that gave all of his estate to his caregiver, […]

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Updates to Illinois Trust Law in 2015
Posted March 24, 2015

Updates to Illinois Trust Law in 2015 Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky Around 220 new laws went into effect in Illinois for 2015, and some of those laws pertained to updating laws regarding trusts established in the state. Three different public acts that went into law for this year involve the expansion of virtual representation, […]

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