Disposing of Your Digital Life

When Illinois enacted the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, it joined a growing number of states that are trying to address a fiduciary’s access to digital accounts and assets. When an individual dies or is disabled or incapacitated, family...

What is Probate?

nt factors. Probate length will vary based upon the amount of the assets, the type of assets, the location of assets, the difficulty in locating assets, the marketability of the real property, how well or poorly the heirs get along and agree, the nature of any...

Do I Need a Will in Illinois?

The short answer is: yes, you should have a Will. While a Will is not legally required, it is the smart, cost effective choice. A Will is simply a legal document where a person, called a testator, documents their wishes for disposing of property, and the management of...