November 1, 2017
wrongful death act

Illinois Wrongful Death Act: What Were They Thinking?

I just came up against the Illinois Wrongful Death Act in conjunction with a probate estate which I am handling and it left me more than a little confused as
September 7, 2017
wills and trusts

Misconceptions Concerning Wills and Trusts

         We constantly run across people who have obtained their “knowledge” about the probate process from relatives, co-workers, and now we must contend with “misinformation”  doled out on the Internet.
November 28, 2016

Use of a Trust is a Double-Edged Sword Wills and Probate Legal Blogs

Unlike a Will which requires two disinterested but acquainted witnesses who are willing to swear under oath that the person signing the document was in his right mind, acting alone without coercion or undue influence, and of his own free will [...]
August 27, 2016

We Explain the Difference Between Wills and Living Wills

A Will is a legal document which clearly states how a person, called the Testator  would like certain matters taken care of upon their death. One […]