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Adults who chose to live together without getting married are often treated just as if they are a married couple...

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Several new laws that could impact your finances go into effect in Illinois or parts of Illinois in 2021. Here's...

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If you just moved to Illinois from another state, your legally executed will from that state is still valid. However,...

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Recent headlines have covered the death of rock star and musician Ric Ocasek, who excluded his wife of nearly 30...

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How much do you need to save for retirement? According to financial experts, American seniors aged 65 have an average...

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As the temperatures drop in Illinois and the snow begins to accumulate, many people start thinking about retiring to a...

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Even in situations where a deceased person leaves a clear and uncontested will, probate can be a complex process involving...

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Many senior adults are worried about how to protect their assets and the future of their loved ones if they...

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A credit shelter trust is a legal way to minimize Illinois estate taxes. The money in the trust is held...

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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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