Month: June 2018

What is an Elective Share?
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted June 19, 2018

Most states, including Illinois, have what is referred to as an elective share law, which helps protect a surviving spouse from being disinherited. This is true even if a surviving spouse is actively cut out of a will, as he or she will be permitted to “elect” to take a portion of the estate. How […]

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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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