Planning your final affairs is never an enjoyable activity. Most people really don’t want to think about what they need to deal with when they pass away. Is this you? Think about is not only what will happen to you, but what will happen to your spouse, children, and any relatives or friends who … [Read more...] about Poor Estate Planning Affects Your Heirs in Chicago
A new president brings plenty of new ideas, plans, and potential changes to existing laws that govern nearly every aspect of everyday life. While many things are said during campaigns, it’s what they do after Inauguration Day that actually counts. One rule of thumb is that when a candidate tells … [Read more...] about Review Illinois Estate Plans When New Presidents Take Office.
One of the biggest issues in estate planning is how much the beneficiaries will actually receive once probate is finally completed. For high-net estates, this can be a serious concern, leading to trusts and other instruments that take assets out of an estate for the purpose of probate. If you’re … [Read more...] about “Grantor Retained Annuity Trust” In Chicago, IL?
As the production and distribution of the recently developed COVID-19 vaccine increases, many people may wonder whether their employer can require them to get the vaccine. The general rule is yes – with some exceptions. GENERAL RULE Under employment law, employers have the right and ability … [Read more...] about CAN AN ILLINOIS EMPLOYER REQUIRE YOU TO GET THE COVID-19 VACCINE?
For most people, receiving an inheritance is a pleasant experience. It’s a final gift from a relative and can either be saved, invested, or used for something that isn’t in the current budget. Sometimes an inheritance is an unexpected surprise. However, if the recipient is on Medicaid, that … [Read more...] about How Can I Protect My Inheritance From Medicaid In Illinois?