Comprehensive estate planning covers nearly every aspect of life. It begins with protecting yourself and your personal dignity, and extends to protecting your loved ones and your hard-earned assets.
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There are myriad legal strategies you might consider implementing as you design your estate plan. Regardless, there are a handful of "must have" estate planning documents you must create before anything else.
Learn more about the "must have" Estate Planning documents.
There can be terrific grief and pain at the loss of a loved one. Beyond grief and pain, when you add external stresses to the equation, you can have a disaster on your hands in very short order.Part of the responsibilities or duties of an executor or administrator of an estate can be to reduce the level of stress during the probate process.
Learn more about Probate & Trust Administration.
Many people do not properly plan for potential disabilities, or have a plan that failed due to an agent refusing to serve. Other individuals require a guardianship due to being under 18 years of age or due to a life-long disability. In these cases, a guardianship may be required.
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Real estate transactions are often complex. Attorney John N. Bielski II has personally handled over a thousand real estate closings, represented clients in numerous real estate matters in court and before administrative tribunals, and worked with individuals, business and developers in addressing their real estate legal issues.
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Businesses face a number of pressures. It is often critical to seek legal counsel to minimize unnecessary legal and financial risks.
Learn more about Business Formation.
If you are starting to think about retirement, then it is also time to think about business succession. You can try to tackle this on your own, but your best bet is enlisting the assistance of an experienced business succession attorney. He or she will have the background and skills to help you plan for the future, putting you and your business in the best position for a profitable and smooth transition when that time comes.
Find out how we can help you preserve your family business.
Asset protection requires careful planning. Threats to your assets can come from a wide variety of potential predators, including future creditors and unnecessary taxes. For such planning to be effective, you will need the help of an experienced estate planning attorney sooner rather than later.
Find out how we can help you protect your assets today.
A regular visit with your attorney helps ensure that your estate plan would still work as originally designed and provides an opportunity to make any needed course corrections based on your present situation and your future estate tax planning goals.
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Special needs is the broad category of requirements and care for individuals suffering from a wide range of physical disabilities, medical conditions, intellectual difficulties, or emotional problems, including physical conditions, learning difficulties, and behavioral problems.
Learn more about Illinois Special Needs.
Charitable gift planning can be simple a simple process. For example, you can write a check, hand over cash, transfer stock or sign a quit-claim deed to real estate directly to the charity of your choosing. On the other hand, there are more involved strategies whereby you can give and receive depending on your unique circumstances.
Learn more about Charitable Giving Strategies.