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Asset Protection Attorneys Explain How to Protect Your Children’s Inheritance


For the average person, becoming a parent is a life-changing event. Everything is viewed in a different light once you are a parent. Your estate planning goals and objectives are no exception to that general rule. In fact, estate planning takes on a heightened importance when you are the parent of a minor child. Although the urgency that you feel regarding the need to have an estate plan in place may give way to a less urgent desire to keep your estate planning current once your children reach the age of majority, the common thread for all parents is the [Read more…] The post Asset Protection Attorneys Explain How to Protect Your Children s Inheritance appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Lincolnshire Estate Planning Attorneys — Is LGBT Planning Still Necessary?


Every adult should have at least a basic estate plan in place. For some adults, however, estate planning takes on a heightened importance. This has traditionally been the case for members of the LGBT community; however, in light of the fact that same-sex marriage is now legal across the United States, is LGBT planning still necessary? The Lincolnshire estate planning attorneys at Hedeker Law Ltd. explain why it remains important for members of the LGBT community to have a comprehensive estate plan in place. We’ve Come a Long Way… As members of the LBGT community and their supports know, it [Read more…] The post Lincolnshire Estate Planning Attorneys Is LGBT Planning Still Necessary? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Probate Lawyer Offers Tips on Recognizing a Fraudulent Will


The loss of a loved one brings with it a wide range of emotions, often including anger, depression, and denial among them. When the terms and provisions of the decedent’s Last Will and Testament are revealed, it can cause another emotional response altogether, especially if those terms and provisions are not what you were expecting or anticipating. If you find yourself questioning the validity of a loved one’s Will, you may have the right to legally challenge the Will during the probate of the estate. Given the complexity of a Will contest, and the importance of the outcome, you should [Read more…] The post Probate Lawyer Offers Tips on Recognizing a Fraudulent Will appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Waukegan Estate Planning Attorneys Discuss After-Born Children


For many people, one of the primary reasons for creating an estate plan is to provide for loved ones, specifically children, in the event of their death. If you are one of those people, you have probably gone to great lengths to create a Last Will and Testament or trust agreement that is very clear with regard to who your children are and what you wish them to receive from your estate. What happens, however, if you have another child after you execute your Will? What happens if a child of yours is born after your death? Or the biggest [Read more…] The post Waukegan Estate Planning Attorneys Discuss After-Born Children appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Trust Lawyers Share Common Myths about Trusts


A comprehensive estate plan will typically include a wide range of estate planning tools and strategies in order to fulfill all of the various estate planning goals. Although a Last Will and Testament often serves as the foundation of an estate plan, another common tool found in the average estate plan is a trust agreement. Unfortunately, there are a number of myths and misconceptions people share about trusts that often cause them to shy away from considering a trust for their estate plan. In an effort to try and dispel some of those myths, the trust lawyers at Hedeker Law, [Read more…] The post Trust Lawyers Share Common Myths about Trusts appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Lincolnshire Probate Attorneys Explain the Different Types of Probate


If you recently lost a family member or close loved one, you are undoubtedly trying to manage the emotional aftermath of your loved one’s death. At a time like this, the last thing most people want to focus on is legalities; however, someone must handle the legal and practical ramifications of your loved one’s death. Specifically, the decedent’s estate must be probated. If you are charged with handling the probate of the estate, the first thing you y need to do is decide which type of probate is required. To help you make that decision the Lincolnshire probate attorneys at [Read more…] The post Lincolnshire Probate Attorneys Explain the Different Types of Probate appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Lincolnshire Living Trust Lawyers Explain the Benefits of Using a Trust Instead of a Will


When you contemplate your estate plan, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a Last Will and Testament. Most people associate a Will with estate planning; however, there is another option for the foundation of your estate plan – a trust agreement. In fact, there are a number of benefits to using a trust instead of a Will as your primary estate planning document. To help you make the right decision for your plan, the Lincolnshire living trust lawyers at Hedeker Law, Ltd. explain the benefits of using a trust instead of a Will. Estate Planning Basics Like [Read more…] The post Lincolnshire Living Trust Lawyers Explain the Benefits of Using a Trust Instead of a Will appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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