Blog

Tips on How to Improve Your Estate Plan
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted January 07, 2020

Many people feel they do not need to revisit the issues of estate planning once their wills or trusts are in place. However, revisiting an estate plan is one of the best ways to refine it and ensure one’s assets are protected. For help re-evaluating or modifying your own estate plan, please contact an experienced […]

Read More
How Long Does it Take to Contest an Estate in Illinois?
Contested Estates Lawyer
Posted December 19, 2019

Although we all hope we will be able to avoid family conflict and litigation through the proper planning and administration of our estates, the reality is, poor communication, general misunderstandings and strained family relationships can cause major problems – even with the most well-executed estate plan. Contesting a will tends to be a complicated process, […]

Read More
Taking Digital Assets Into Consideration When Planning Your Estate
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted November 29, 2019

Whether social, work-related, personal, or financial, most aspects of our lives involve some sort of an online presence. The implications of this trend are especially important when it comes to finances and estate planning, so if you are thinking about creating or amending an estate plan, you should contact an experienced estate planning lawyer who […]

Read More
How the Doctrine of Election Affects a Beneficiary’s Ability to Contest a Will
Contested Estates Lawyer
Posted November 15, 2019

The doctrine of election is a legal principle that prohibits beneficiaries from challenging the terms of a will if they have already chosen to receive benefits under the same provisions. Determining when this doctrine is triggered can be difficult, so if you need help determining whether this theory could bar your own attempts to contest […]

Read More