Month: May 2017

When a Hazy Mind Leads to Probate Problems

When lack of capacity or undue influence is factors in the creation of a will or trust, there exists the possibility to challenge the document. In Illinois, these constitute grounds to invalidate provisions relating to the disposition of property, financial assets, donations, etc.

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The Differences Between A Trust And A Will

Wills and trusts are two common legal instruments of estate planning. A will is a legal declaration of an individual’s wishes for the distribution of their assets after they have died. A trust also provides for asset distribution upon death, but can also control assets during the client’s lifetime and can place parameters on distribution after death.One of the…

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