Category: Estate Planning Attorney

Estate Planning Considerations for Late-In-Life Parents
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted December 05, 2018

Becoming a parent is no longer a joy reserved for the very young, as scientific advances and changing attitudes have made it easier than ever to become a late-in-life parent. While the requirements of parenthood may remain the same for both younger and older parents, the reality is that parents who start families at an […]

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What You Should Know About Contesting a Will in Illinois
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted November 20, 2018

Contesting a will in Illinois can be a difficult process, especially for those who don’t have legal representation, so if you believe that your loved one’s will doesn’t represent his or her true wishes or you have other legal questions or concerns about a deceased relative’s estate, it is important to speak with an experienced […]

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What is a Power of Attorney?
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted November 08, 2018

Those who want to ensure that their wishes regarding medical treatment will be respected even if they are later unable to express those wishes, often choose to execute advance health care directives. To find out more about drafting your own power of attorney, please contact a dedicated advance healthcare directives attorney who is well-versed in […]

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The Most Important Estate Planning Documents
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted October 03, 2018

Properly planning an estate requires testators to compile extensive documentation, including financial records, title documents, deeds, wills, trust agreements, and more. All of these documents are extremely important to the estate planning process, and without them an estate plan could be declared invalid, leaving a person’s assets to be distributed according to the laws of […]

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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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How Can Creating a Revocable Living Trust Protect My Estate?
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted July 09, 2018

Planning your estate is one of the best ways to ensure that your assets and property will go to those who can use it them the most, whether or not they are relatives, friends, or even charitable organizations. While this could involve including bequests in a will, it is not the only method of estate […]

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Planning Your Estate: Advance Medical Directives
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted June 05, 2018

Most people associate estate planning with protecting their assets, as well as ensuring that loved ones will receive an inheritance. While these are important aspects of estate planning, there are also a number other factors to consider that go into the process, including planning for physical or mental incapacity. Preparing for this eventuality may be […]

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