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What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a big decision, and you’ve most likely done your research if it’s something you’re considering. By this time, you’ve probably realized there are several types of bankruptcy. They each serve a unique purpose and are meant to help people in different...

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What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

When it comes to filing bankruptcy, a lot of questions come up. There are many things you should know about bankruptcy before determining if it is the right course of action for you. For instance, what types of bankruptcy are there? What are the requirements? What is...

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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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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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