Illinois Probate Law

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

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

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

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Planning for the needs of your adult disabled child after you can no longer care for them has unique requirements....

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While age 18 is the legal age of adulthood in most states including Illinois, many children remain dependents until they...

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Illinois has laws that govern how what they must contain to be legal under Illinois state law. Anyone who has...

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Proper estate planning can minimize the amount of state and federal taxes that a beneficiary will have to pay after...

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Who will receive your assets if something happens to you? Your beneficiaries are the people you've said will receive your...

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