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Will Drafting: Understanding Probate Law in the State of Illinois

By | December 5th, 2018|Probate Law|

Under the State of Illinois, Probate is a legal procedure that administers the estate or other assets of a person who has passed away. This legal process is done be resolving the claims regarding the estate and by then distributing the property. The distribution of the property will then be handled with due diligence of a valid will or under the laws of the state. Essential Steps for When Probate Becomes Necessary In the aftermath of a person passing away, there are several steps that could be completed in order to satisfy the state’s Probate process. When a person has [...]

Drafting a Will in the State of Illinois

By | April 12th, 2018|Estate Planning, Probate, Probate Law|

A will is commonly referred to as a "last will and testament" in many regions, including Illinois. A will can help you to protect your family, other survivors, and even your property in the aftermath of your passing. You can draft a will in order to: Give your property to a specific person or even to an organization, In order to name a guardian to look after your children, To name an individual to be held responsible for the assets you have left for your minor children, or To name a responsible person who will ensure that your last wishes [...]

What is Meant by a ‘Probate Caveat’?

By | February 22nd, 2018|Probate, Probate Law|

Probate is the process of administering the will of a deceased person. The legal heirs have the right to challenge the will if they believe that it has been tampered with after the death of the grantor. The document that is filed in the court to halt the probate process is known as 'Probate Caveat'. What is meant by Probate Caveat? Why would anyone want to lodge a caveat? You will know more about probate and required documents in this article. What is a Probate Caveat? Probate caveat is a legal notice to a court to suspend the probate process.The [...]