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Who Can Be Executor of Estate in Illinois?

Who Can Be Executor of Estate in Illinois?

When making an estate plan, there are a lot of difficult decisions to make. Having an experienced attorney by your side can make all the difference. They can help you set up trusts, construct a will, and even name an executor of your estate. An executor of estate is a...

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Probate Real Estate

Probate Real Estate

Losing a loved one is a really hard thing to go through. There are so many things to get in order and many complex steps one must take before the probate process can begin. But what happens when someone passes and leaves a home or property behind?  In Illinois,...

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Estate Planning Checklist

Estate Planning Checklist

Taking the time to create an estate plan is important for anybody, no matter what their age. Many people overlook estate planning or simply don’t make time for it. The truth is that creating an estate plan can benefit your loved ones and save them added stress in the...

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How Illinois Law Differs From The Rest Of The Country

How Illinois Law Differs From The Rest Of The Country

The legal system in America is very complex and often leaves people with a lot of questions. There are a few things you need to know in order to understand why laws differ from state to state, and how the laws work in the state you live in. How does Illinois law...

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What is a Land Trust?

What is a Land Trust?

If you are finding yourself asking “what is a land trust?” you are not alone. Also called an Illinois land trust because of its origin, a land trust is a legal document that assigns anonymous land ownership to a beneficiary.  A land trust was created in the...

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What Does A Real Estate Lawyer Do?

What Does A Real Estate Lawyer Do?

If you’re buying or selling a home, or working on any sort of real estate deal, hiring a real estate lawyer is the best way to ensure everything goes as planned. Illinois real estate law can be confusing, but a lawyer can guide you through any tricky process. So, what...

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How To Find The Right Attorney For You

How To Find The Right Attorney For You

When facing legal troubles, it can be a complicated process to find the right attorney. How do you find someone you trust with your circumstances and your finances? Mark Schottler offers tips for hiring the right probate attorney or estate planning attorney for...

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When A Trust Is And Is Not Right For You

When A Trust Is And Is Not Right For You

As much as it hurts to imagine, no one is on this Earth forever. Though the idea that you may no longer be around to care for your loved ones is not pleasant, it is an event that everyone should prepare for by developing an estate plan. Two of the most common estate...

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3 Mistakes People Make When Selling A Home

3 Mistakes People Make When Selling A Home

When the time comes to sell your home, you have to take many important actions to hand the house over to a new owner. With the help of a great real estate agent and real estate attorney, you should have a pleasant and easy experience during the selling process....

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What Is Estate Planning And Why Is It Important?

What Is Estate Planning And Why Is It Important?

You work hard for your estate and it is important to develop a plan so that your property is passed on to the people that you care about. Estate planning is crucial to assuring your assets go where you want them to. Without a proper plan, your assets can be handed...

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FREE GUIDE:

Will vs. a Trust:
What’s Best for You?

Estate planning is full of choices. This guide will help you decide whether a will or trust is right for you.

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