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What You Should Know About Inheritance
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted July 08, 2019

When a person dies, his or her estate is distributed to surviving loved ones through the process of inheritance. Inheritances can take many forms, including cash endowments, stocks, real estate and personal property. However, how these assets are distributed, and to whom they are given, depends in large part on the decedent. For instance, those […]

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How to Contest a Will in Illinois
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted June 20, 2019

Losing a loved one is a difficult, emotional and painful event. Processing this type of loss can become even more complicated for individuals who have reason to believe the will of a deceased relative or friend is not valid. When it comes to concerns about the validity of a decedent’s will, those who find themselves […]

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Should I Establish a Family Wealth Trust?
Estate Planning Lawyer
Posted June 06, 2019

A properly executed will can ensure a testator’s estate is distributed according to his/her wishes upon death. However, as their estate grows, it is also not uncommon for testators to use more sophisticated estate planning tools, such as a Family Wealth Trust. While it is true these types of trusts can be used as a […]

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How Difficult is it to Contest a Will?
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted May 22, 2019

Losing a loved one is one of the most physically and emotionally draining experiences a person can go through. This is especially true in situations where a grieving family member has concerns about the legitimacy of the deceased’s will. Deciding whether or not to contest a will can be a difficult decision, as these procedures […]

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