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Benefits of Setting up a Trust

Setting up a trust may seem like a walk in the park, but when it really comes down to all of the complexities of the law, there really is no other way to go about it other than to find the best estate ...
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Do I Need an Estate Plan?

Do I really need one? If I die, will there really be that much turmoil to the point that everyone around me will suffer that much more? After thinking on this for a bit, you will realize that there ...
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Probate Avoidance Techniques

Each person’s estate plan is as unique as they are. Some of our clients are concerned about the drawbacks of probate and seek ways around it. Other clients are better served by a will and are ...
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Special Needs Trusts

If you are a parent of a special needs child or if someone with special needs depends on you for financial support, your estate plan should address how your love one will continue receiving support ...
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Change of Beneficiary in Chicago

A beneficiary is anyone who gains an advantage or profits from something. In the financial industry, a beneficiary is someone who is entitled to receive distributions from a life insurance policy, a ...
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The Purpose of Advanced Directives

Right now, you can probably make your own health care choices within the limits of your financial and insurance capabilities, which are an important freedom to have and cannot be underestimated. You ...
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What Happens if I die Without a Will?

Unfortunately, estate planning happens to be the one area of law that is so critical for one's future, and so important for their children and grandchildren; however, so many people either wait ...
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Why Estates Go Into Probate Litigation

A will is a legal document in which a person specifies how his or her assets will be managed and distributed upon their death. When someone dies without a will, or when a will is declared invalid by a ...
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Illinois Estate Administration Basics

When someone dies without a will (intestate), then Illinois' laws of descent and distribution will determine who receives what property by default. When someone has a will, the will provides for ...
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