Month: September 2020

Will I be Barred from Contesting a Will if I Fail to Bring an Action Before the Six-Month Deadline?
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted September 16, 2020

Illinois law provides a six-month period after a will has been admitted to probate, in which a person can contest the document’s validity. In most cases, those who miss this deadline will be strictly barred from contesting the terms of the decedent’s will. There are, however, a few exceptions to this rule, so if you […]

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Including Charitable Gifts in Your Estate Plan
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted September 10, 2020

Estate planning allows testators to help provide for the future needs of their family members, while also reinforcing the legacy they are leaving behind. When it comes to the latter, charitable giving is a way testators can highlight their values and passions even after they are gone. However, there are several ways to include charitable […]

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