• Supervised Vs. Independent Estate Administration

Supervised Vs. Independent Estate Administration in Illinois

June 21st, 2021|

Losing a loved one can become even harder when you are put in a position to navigate their estate through the complex and time-consuming legal process of probate. The ultimate goal of probate, also called [...]

  • How Long Does Probate Take In Illinois

How Long Does Probate Take In Illinois?

May 24th, 2021|

The loss of a loved one is an incredibly difficult life transition to navigate. In addition to the emotional upheaval that accompanies a loss, this moment can also require you to navigate the probate process [...]

  • Illinois Will Contest FAQs

Contesting a Will in Illinois: What You Need to Know

March 12th, 2021|

A will is an essential component of any comprehensive estate plan. This important legal document may be used to set down your wishes for how you want your property to be distributed at your death, [...]

  • Do I Have to File a Will in Illinois?

How to File a Will In Illinois

February 22nd, 2021|

If you’ve seen a lot of Old Hollywood movies, you might have seen a dramatic scene in which some official gathers a recently deceased person’s friends and family together for a “reading of the will.” [...]

  • What Assets Need to Go Through Probate In Illinois

Do All Assets Need to Go Through Probate in Illinois?

May 18th, 2020|

Losing a loved one is a difficult and emotional time. This tough transition can be made even harder when you need to navigate through a complex and time-consuming court process. In Illinois, the legal process for [...]

  • What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will in Illinois?

What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will in Illinois?

February 26th, 2020|

In Illinois, what happens if someone passes away without a last will and testament? Dying without a will is known as dying intestate. This occurrence is more common than you might think, and the state [...]

  • An illustration of a family and a home, highlighting the importance of starting to think about your estate plan

Five Reasons to Start Thinking About Your Estate Plan

January 27th, 2020|

Creating an estate plan is one of the most effective things you can do to help provide for your family’s comfort, stability, and peace of mind in a difficult time.  Understandably, not many people like [...]