When it comes to preparing for the end of your life, things can get a bit convoluted. There’s a misconception that if you have a will, it must be honored. Unfortunately this isn’t the case. If the will is proven not valid, or the will is contested, your last wishes...read more
Losing a loved one is difficult and comes with its own set of hurdles. The last thing you want to deal with is a lengthy and complicated probate process. It’s important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you understand the process. What Is Probate?...read more
More than half of Americans don’t have a will, guaranteeing that an already difficult time for their family (that is to say, the person’s death) will be that much harder and time consuming to deal with. Having a will makes it easier on your loved ones because it...read more
Like all trusts, a land trust is an agreement by which the managing beneficiary directs the trustee in how to handle the benefits of that trust (in this case, real estate). While the managing beneficiary remains the liable party in land trusts, the deed which conveys...read more
How to Decide Which Power of Attorney Is Right for You A power of attorney is a legal agreement that permits someone else to act legally on your behalf in certain ways. This can be extremely beneficial, whether you’re preparing to travel internationally, have concerns...read more
Will vs. a Trust: What’s Best for You?
Estate planning is full of choices. We’ll help you decide whether a will or trust is right for you.
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Riverside, IL 60546