Chicago Probate, Trust, & Estates Blog

A will is an essential estate planning document that specifies what you want to be done with your assets after...

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An undercount in the United States Census where Illinois residents are not all counted can result in the loss of...

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January is known as "divorce month" because of a spike in divorce and separation filings that occur in the early...

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Under new retirement rules, IRAs (individual retirement accounts) and 401(k) beneficiaries may not see their inheritances for a decade under...

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With the new year 2020, Illinois has many new laws that went into effect. While many are aware of Illinois'...

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Congress has enacted new laws designed to end robocalls and telephone scammers. Under newly passed laws, robocall fines will increase...

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Many people make New Year's resolutions to improve their health, take charge of their finances, learn a new skill -...

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On January 1, 2020, a new Illinois Trust Code (ITC) will become effective, which will have many significant changes regarding...

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Do you have an estate plan? Have you reviewed it recently? Your estate plan should be reviewed every 3 years,...

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The National Law Review has published 2019 Year-End Estate Planning: The Question Is Not Whether to Gift, But How to...

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