When You Should Consider Updating Your Estate Plan
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted October 31, 2019

No one can predict the future, especially when it comes to our own mortality. For this reason, it usually pays to be as prepared as possible when it comes to the estate planning process. This includes not only creating an initial estate plan, but also updating that estate plan after major life changes. Failing to […]

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Contesting a Living Trust
Contested Estates Lawyer
Posted October 10, 2019

While all estate plans are supposed to take care of a person’s final affairs, the way in which that is achieved depends on the type of instrument used to protect and distribute the assets in question. For instance, many people choose to create living trusts, which allow individuals to hold their own property in trust, […]

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How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Affect Your Taxes
Tax Law Attorney
Posted September 27, 2019

In December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which represented the most significant federal tax code overhaul in the last 30 years, was signed into law. The changes instituted by the TCJA affect both individual taxpayers and businesses in a number of different ways, primarily by reducing individual income tax rates, doubling the […]

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What You Should Know About Contesting an Estate in Illinois
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted September 12, 2019

Even when a testator takes reasonable steps to ensure his/her will is valid under state law, that person’s estate could still be contested in probate court. Contesting an estate is a complicated matter, which involves sensitive and complex legal issues. Making even a minor mistake can have costly consequences. If you find yourself grappling with […]

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