When done correctly, estate planning involves more than simply deciding who will receive your estate assets when you are gone. In fact, a well thought out estate plan can do as much to protect you while you are alive as is does to provide for loved ones when you are gone. Although there is no such thing as a “standard” estate plan, there are some components that are frequently found in a comprehensive estate plan. One of those is an Advanced Directive component. The State of Illinois recognizes four different Advance Directive options, including a Health Care Power of Attorney, [Read more…] The post Do You Need an Illinois Living Will? appeared first on Hedeker Law.