Tag: Estate Planning Attorney

Replacing Old Estate Planning Documents
Chicago Estate Planning
Posted November 30, 2020

Many people assume planning an estate is a one-time task. However, the reality is estate planning requires a long-term approach. A plan created for someone in his/her twenties will rarely reflect that person’s situation 10 years later. In fact, most people are encouraged to revise their estate plans regularly, especially after major life changes like […]

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The Best Trustee for your Estate Plan
Posted December 21, 2015

The Best Trustee for your Estate Plan Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky The Best Trustee for Your Estate Plan. In 2005 a trust beneficiary filed a law suit against her trustee (her father) claiming that her father illegally transferred $2 billion of her money to a trust for another beneficiary. The case was settled for […]

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Do I Need a Living Trust?
Posted October 20, 2015

Do I Need a Living Trust? Provided By Alan G. Orlowsky Most individuals are familiar with the basic concept of a will: it is a legal document that, if properly executed and admitted into probate, informs the court what you would like to happen to your property and affairs once you die. A will is […]

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Can You “Contest-Proof” Your Estate Plan?
Posted September 18, 2015

Can You “Contest-Proof” Your Estate Plan? Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky If we thought about it, most of us would prefer to create as little stress and conflict as possible for our children and family who survive us. We do not want our loved ones to feel compelled to engage in or find themselves trapped […]

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