Chicago Probate, Trust, & Estates Blog

Estate planning has become a little more complicated now that most of us own digital assets. Digital assets are any...

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If you're like most of us, once you've created your will and estate plan you pat yourself on the back...

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Moving a family member from their home to a facility for safety or health reasons is stressful for the whole...

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Not everyone is always happy with the terms of a will. Soon after someone dies, family members and close contacts...

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After someone dies, anyone who thinks they are owed money or property by the deceased can file a claim against...

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In Illinois, the deceased person’s family is not responsible for their debt - but their estate is. If your spouse...

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Unless they co-signed a loan or credit card or jointly own property, children are not personally responsible for their deceased...

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Probate is the legal process to make sure that the deceased person’s debts and taxes are paid. In Illinois a...

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When a person dies, all their property, assets, and valuables become part of their estate. Someone has to distribute the...

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Once you make a will, what is the best option to safely keep the original copy of your will? Having...

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