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...