Are You Prepared for Nursing Home Costs?


Like most people, you may prefer not to think about the likelihood of needing nursing home care for you, or a spouse, at some point down the road. The reality, however, is that the longer you live the higher the odds are that you will eventually require nursing home care. If the time comes that you (or a spouse) do need the type of care only found in a nursing home, are you prepared for nursing home costs? Because if you fail to plan ahead, it could put your nest egg at risk if you end up turning to Medicaid [Read more…] The post Are You Prepared for Nursing Home Costs? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Navigating the Illinois Probate Process


Were you recently informed that you are the Executor of the estate of a recently deceased loved one? If so, and you have never served as an Executor before, you are likely wondering where to start. Navigating the Illinois probate process can be complicated, particularly when you are also grieving the loss of a loved one. Although the probate process is never exactly the same for any two estates, there are some common steps in the process. Ideally, you should retain the assistance of an experienced Illinois estate planning attorney to help you probate the estate; however, it may also [Read more…] The post Navigating the Illinois Probate Process appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Navigating the Illinois Probate Process


Were you recently informed that you are the Executor of the estate of a recently deceased loved one? If so, and you have never served as an Executor before, you are likely wondering where to start. Navigating the Illinois probate process can be complicated, particularly when you are also grieving the loss of a loved one. Although the probate process is never exactly the same for any two estates, there are some common steps in the process. Ideally, you should retain the assistance of an experienced Illinois estate planning attorney to help you probate the estate; however, it may also [Read more…] The post Navigating the Illinois Probate Process appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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What Is an LLC?


Owning a small business is a dream come true for many people. If you are one of those people, you have a number of important decisions to make before your dream of owning a business can be realized. One of the most important of those decisions is which type of legal entity to choose for your business. There are three primary legal entities – sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation – from which you may choose; however, there are also a number of hybrids as well. One of the more popular hybrids people choose for the legal structure of their company [Read more…] The post What Is an LLC? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Thinking about Trying to Catch Elder Abuse in a Nursing Home on Video in Illinois — Do You Know the Law?


Sadly, the problem of elder abuse is not a new problem in the United States. What is new, however, are the methods people are trying to use to catch the abusers. If you have a parent, or other elderly loved one, that is in long-term care or being cared for by in-home health aids, you probably worry on a consistent basis about the level of care and compassion your loved one is receiving. You undoubtedly stop by as frequently as possible to try and ensure that your loved one is being properly cared for; however, you can’t be there 24 [Read more…] The post Thinking about Trying to Catch Elder Abuse in a Nursing Home on Video in Illinois Do You Know the Law? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Why Would I Need a Medicaid Lawyer?


Like many people, you may have made it through the majority of your working years without ever needing to turn to Medicaid for help with your healthcare expenses because you have been fortunate enough to be covered by employer sponsored or private health insurance coverage. As such, you may know nothing more than the basics about the Medicaid program. More importantly, you may not know why you would ever need Medicaid, much less need a Medicaid lawyer. This, however, is one of those situations where what you do not know could hurt you because there is a very good chance [Read more…] The post Why Would I Need a Medicaid Lawyer? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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Can I Retire Early?


Ideally, you should start saving for your retirement as soon as you begin your first “real” job. As you get closer to retirement age, you will undoubtedly start looking forward to leaving the stress and pressure of the work world behind you. You may even want to speed up the clock so you can reach retirement age sooner. Although we typically refer to “retirement age” as age 65, the truth is that the age at which you decide to retire is not set in stone.  If you are tired of the “rat race,” and are ready to get out, you [Read more…] The post Can I Retire Early? appeared first on Hedeker Law.
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