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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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Getting Your Estate Plan in Order
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted August 28, 2019

Losing a loved one can be emotionally, mentally and physically draining. However, death can also raise a number of legal complications for a family, especially if the deceased did not create a will prior to his/her passing. No family should have to grapple with this strain, while also grieving the loss of a loved one. […]

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Was a Loved One Forced Into Signing Their Will?
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted August 14, 2019

A person’s final wishes concerning the dispersal of his/her assets, a decedent’s last will and testament is usually ironclad. However, this is only true if the will was executed properly and fully complies with state law – which means the testator was not unduly influenced when disposing of his or her estate. Even though wills […]

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How to Talk to Your Adult Children About Your Estate Plans
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted July 31, 2019

Thinking about your eventual death can be difficult but preparing for it by creating a will or establishing a trust is one of the best ways to ensure your loved ones are provided for after you are gone. Initiating this conversation can be difficult, even for those whose children have reached adulthood, so we’ve included […]

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