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    • Contesting a Will in Illinois

      Challenging a will is never an easy process. Many times, family members and other interested parties will question the validity of the will. As you can imagine, that leads to plenty of legal concerns and family challenges. However, this document must be authentic and respect the wishes of the decedent. If you want to know…

    • The Importance of Asset Protection

      When it comes time to plan your estate, it is more than just drafting a will or deciding who gets your personal belongings. You need a strategy to manage your assets and ensure a smooth transition after you pass away. However, one aspect is often overlooked: asset protection. Let’s look at the importance of asset…

    • Probate Administration for Small Estates

      Not all estates have to go through a long and complicated probate process. If the estate is small, there are court procedures that can avoid those longer legal battles. Many times, this occurs when the deceased individual does not own many assets.  If you would like to learn more about probate administration for small estates,…

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    • contesting a will in illinois

      Challenging a will is never an easy process. Many times, family members and other interested parties will question the validity of the will. As you can imagine, that leads to plenty of legal concerns and family challenges. However, this document must be authentic and respect the wishes of the decedent. If you want to know…

    • importance of asset protection

      When it comes time to plan your estate, it is more than just drafting a will or deciding who gets your personal belongings. You need a strategy to manage your assets and ensure a smooth transition after you pass away. However, one aspect is often overlooked: asset protection. Let’s look at the importance of asset…

    • probate administration small estates

      Not all estates have to go through a long and complicated probate process. If the estate is small, there are court procedures that can avoid those longer legal battles. Many times, this occurs when the deceased individual does not own many assets.  If you would like to learn more about probate administration for small estates,…

    • modify or terminate trust

      Many people choose to use a trust for their estate planning and asset protection. However, there may be times when circumstances change in a person’s life. In these cases, they may need to modify or terminate the trust. In the state of Illinois, there are a few rules and procedures that must be followed. Let’s…

    • probate process

      Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience. However, dealing with legal matters can add to the emotional pain and stress of these events. No one wants to go through probate, but it is an unfortunate process for many estates. If you find yourself in this position, here are a few facts about how…

    • trust avoiding probate

      When you are creating an estate plan, more than likely, you will want to avoid probate. This process can be a long, arduous, and an expensive proceeding. Along with that, this can be a difficult experience for your beneficiaries. If you want to look for a better way to provide for your loved ones, it…