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Estate & Probate Legal Group

When a person dies, someone has to have the responsibility of closing the deceased's estate - paying taxes, distributing property...

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Today, only about 64% of children live in homes with two parents who are married, an all-time low according to...

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If you died without a will in Illinois, your estate is designated intestate. Intestate laws divide a person’s property based...

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As people get older, their ability to make decisions about their own care is sometimes compromised due to illness, such...

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If you work hard to build a successful business, create a strong investment portfolio and accumulate valuable assets, you want...

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Do you have assets that you want to leave to your children - but don't want to incur estate taxes...

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Illinois updated and amended the Guardians for Adults with Disabilities Article of the Illinois Probate Act of 1975. HB 266...

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I've heard of a living will, but what is living probate?  Living probate is another term sometimes used to describe...

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Many older adults in Illinois are not aware of the resources that are available to them. A new law requires...

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Conservatorships have been in the news! Entertainer Britney Spears is fighting to get out from under a court-ordered conservatorship instituted...

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