Chicago Probate, Trust, & Estates Blog

Illinois’ Elder Abuse Task Force will submit recommendations to reform the state’s elder protection laws in 2021. One major area...

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A Small Estate Affidavit is a legal document filed with the probate court to establish ownership of property when the...

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Probate is a legal process to ensure that the deceased's will is valid and that any taxes and debts are...

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Student loans are big business - and big debt. 42 million Americans have student loan debt, and there is over...

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Illinois is going all-out to get every resident counted in the 2020 census. The George Washington Institute of Public Policy...

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From 1989 to 2016, the average age of inheritance recipients rose by a decade from age 41 to 51. And...

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An elder law attorney can help you pursue personal injury, nursing home abuse or other claims against negligent nursing homes...

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Every estate does not have to go through probate. Probate is the legal process to make sure that a deceased...

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Many women have financial fears and avoid estate planning until well in their 50's - or 60's and 70's! In...

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The state of Illinois is investigating a loophole in guardianship laws that has allowed some students from wealthy families to...

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