Drafting and completing your will requires careful consideration of how you’ll distribute your assets, and to whom. Many people don’t consider the possibility that their will could be contested in court, delaying the completion of their estate. But it’s always possible that someone could contest … [Read more...] about Why Can A Will Be Contested?
When considering your estate plan, you may be wondering whether you should create a trust or draft a will. They both deal with the distribution of your assets when you die, but there are distinct differences. You should make and include both to cover all end-of-life decisions to make things easier … [Read more...] about The Difference Between a Will and Trust
Trust is part of a comprehensive estate plan that contains several documents that spell out exactly what a person wants in the event of their incapacity or at their death. A will and a series of powers of attorney that address financial, healthcare, and other life aspects are generally also … [Read more...] about Who Can Create A Trust?
Located in Cook County, Chicago has a large population of almost 3 million people. Only New York City and Los Angeles are bigger. Finding a top Chicago estate planning attorney can seem daunting especially if you consider the larger Chicago metropolitan area, where the population is over 9 million. … [Read more...] about Chicago Estate Planning Attorney
It’s a scenario most people don’t want to think about: they can no longer care for themselves. This is called incapacity. Incapacity may come about post-accident or if you develop a debilitating disease, such as cancer or Alzheimer’s. A comprehensive estate plan needs to include planning ahead for … [Read more...] about Planning Ahead For Incapacity