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Estate Planning for First-Time Parents

Whether adopting or giving birth to a new baby, expectant parents put a lot of energy into preparing for their new love. In addition to setting up a nursery, buying diapers, taking birthing or parenting classes, moms and dads should take the opportunity to update or create an estate plan.
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How Contingencies and Disclosures Work when Buying a Home

Purchasing an Illinois home involves a major investment, so you want to make sure you do your due diligence before making an offer on a particular property. Before making things official, you may have to sort through a series of contingencies and disclosures.
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Estate Planning and Retirement Accounts

If you are in the middle of creating an estate plan, or you are thinking about changing your estate plan, it is important to carefully consider your retirement accounts. These accounts can affect your estate and your finances in many ways and if you are aware of any potential concerns and have a solid understanding of how to move forward, you will have an easier time safeguarding your assets and your loved ones’ futures.
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How Does Probate Work in Illinois?

Depending on the size of your estate, your last wishes may require probate. With this process, the court supervises the payment of estate debts and the passage of assets to your heirs.
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Drug Manufacturing Laws in Illinois

Manufacturing drugs in Illinois can result in harsh penalties and collateral consequences. So, pleading guilty may not be a defendant’s best option, even if there seems to be enough evidence for a conviction.
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What Happens at A Property Closing?

Buying a new home is exciting, and you may be eager to finalize one of the many real estate transactions that happen every year. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, in 2019, people in the U.S. sold 5.34 million existing homes.
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What Is a Living Trust?

Most people are familiar with the concept of a will, but living trusts are less familiar for most. For many Americans, living trusts can help streamline estate planning and potentially help beneficiaries avoid probate or estate taxes.
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What Should You Know About Field Sobriety Tests?

Illinois drivers like you should understand the laws of the road before you get on them. This includes familiarity with DUI laws in the state, along with the tools that officers may use to detect a DUI-related crime.
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