What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?
Estate Planning
Posted February 18, 2021

Wills and Trusts One of the best ways that we can help protect our assets and provide for loved ones is to create a will or trust. The former is a legally enforceable document in which individuals can state how they want their assets to be distributed upon their deaths. Trusts, on the other hand, […]

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Wills and Trusts: It’s Not Really About the Documents
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted February 04, 2021

For decades a debate raged in legal circles about which documents were better – wills or trusts. Members of the public didn’t really know the difference, but there was a perception that trusts were more complicated and expensive – and were primarily for wealthy people. Those who favored trusts told the story of Ellen. When […]

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How to Protect Your Business From Lawsuits
Business Law
Posted February 04, 2021

Owning your own business can be both challenging and profitable and also provides people with the opportunity to pass something on to their loved ones. Litigation, however, can quickly reduce the value of a business and in some cases, lead to the loss of the business itself. Fortunately, there are steps that business owners can […]

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How Simple Wills Can Lead to Contested Estates
Contested Estates in Chicago
Posted January 20, 2021

For most of us, choosing the simpler route is usually preferable to engaging in a time-consuming or complex process. However, this does not always translate to the estate planning process, where planning a simple estate may be easier in the short-term but cause more problems later. To learn more about the ins and outs of […]

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