Rockford Family Law And Estate Planning Blog

Is estate planning on the rise?

When someone passes away without a will, Illinois intestacy succession laws determine which heirs receives what assets. The law might not match what someone wants, so it's important to craft a will and engage in estate planning. Surprisingly, reports suggest that the...

Can you refuse your inheritance?

When you're writing your will in Illinois, you might suspect that someone might not want the inheritance that you're about to leave them. You know that it's in their best interests, but you can see them refusing to take it after you're gone. Can the law require...

Learning more about revocable trusts

As you age, there are several things that you need to consider. Apart from retirement, you should also consider estate planning. Retirement savings will offer you a dream life at old age, and estate planning will provide you with strategies on dividing your assets to...