Probate

When building your estate plan, you want to leave the most money you can to your heirs. But you also...

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The reading of a will can be an emotional turmoil. The reality is that not everyone in your family may...

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When someone passes away, probate is the official legal process to ensure that taxes and debts are paid and that...

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It is a myth that if you have a will, your estate will not go through probate. Fact: Probate is...

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I was named the Executor of my brother's will, but I don't live in Illinois. Do I have to live...

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I want to avoid estate taxes and probate costs. Should I make my child a co-owner of my financial accounts...

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On July 9, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed a bill amending the Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument (TODI)...

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

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Probate is a legal process to ensure that taxes and debts are paid after someone dies, and that all remaining...

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Even if someone who dies left a very clear and detailed will, their estate will need to go through probate....

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