Your home is one of your most important assets, and for many families is achieved over a long period of time. An estate plan can help make sure that your home is not exposed unnecessarily to risk.
Protect your family
Estate planning allows you to to make provisions to care for your family members, including young children, aging parents, and persons with special needs, in case circumstances change suddenly.
Build a legacy
Proper planning can put a structure in place to help you build wealth over the long term. There are a variety of tools and structures, such as retirement accounts, trusts, certain insurance policies, and more. Talk to us about which may best fit for your situation.
If you are not available, how will things run? Avoid disruptions in the event of a disability or illness.
Both to avoid a lapse in the will and also to take steps to preserve one’s legacy, then, it is important to be decisive.read more
Sometimes people want to sell part or all of an inheritance. They may benefit from a step up in basis.read more
Estate planning remains important regardless of the estate tax threshold.read more
In Illinois, an executor (and family members) should expect the process to take a minimum of…read more
What happens to an estate plan done in another state? Here are five areas of concern.read more
Pet trusts can provide for the health, care, and welfare of family pets and protect them from neglect or being forgotten after the death of the owner.read more
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