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How to Avoid an Estate Planning Scam

Estate Planning Lawyer Palatine, IL

Every time you turn on the news, it seems like there is a new scam making headlines.By now, we’re all familiar with Bernie Madoff and his infamous Ponzi scheme. Many people have a...

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Picking up the Pieces After Divorce

Estate Law Lawyer Rolling Meadows, IL

Consider all the planning a couple may do during the course of their lives: purchasing a home, building a business, starting a family – the list is endless. However, no one plans for a break-up. So what happens when ther...

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Can Someone Challenge My Will After I Die?

Estate Planning Lawyer

You want to make sure that your wishes get carried out after your death. You crafted a will along with your attorney, and as such, you believe that it will stand the test of time. However, is there a chance that someone will be able to...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Medicaid

Estate Law Lawyer Rolling Meadows, IL

More and more Americans are worried about long term care. With life expectancies being longer than expected, it is more and more difficult to pay for care in our senior years. Peopl...

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Treating your Children Differently

Trust Administration Lawyer Schaumburg, IL

As a parent, you often want to make sure that you treat your kids as equally as possible. If one child gets new sneakers, you make sure the other kids get new sneakers. If a ch...

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“Last Will and Testament” vs. “Living Will”

Estate Planning LawyerClients sometimes approach our firm to purchase a specific docu...

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7 Steps to Creating a Will

Estate Attorney

When creating a will, many people do not know where to start - especially if they decide to write their will themselves without the help of an Read More

It’s Not About the Paper

Estate Planning Lawyer in Palatine, IL

There is a saying that goes “penny wise pound foolish.” Prospects tend to want the cheapest attorney to put together their Wills. The reality is the service you are paying for is n...

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What Are the Duties Of a Trustee?

 Estate Planning Lawyer

When someone creates a trust, they are wisely thinking ahead to when they may not be around, ensuring that someone they can rely on will take care of their assets and property. However, if someone has just named you a “trustee” or eve...

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Will Your Estate Be Required to Go Through Probate?

Probate Lawyer

If you’re thinking about estate planning, chances are you’ve already come across a seemingly scary word: Probate. What Is Probate?Probate is the court-supervised process of authenticating t...

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No Crystal Ball

A couple of years ago I heard about a car accident in a nearby neighborhood. A ...

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One Trustee vs. Co-Trustees – What is the best option?

Often clients choose 2 or more children to act as...

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