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Things to Know Before Buying a Home in Lake County Illinois

  There are many important decisions to make when selling or buying a home, and hiring a real estate attorney is one of them. A real estate attorney can represent you in negotiations with the other party, help you understand your rights and obligations under the contract, and protect your interests if the deal goes... Read more »

Estate Planning For a Blended Family

  Nowadays, having a blended family is becoming increasingly common. This can cause estate plan documents to need additional details in order to include or exclude children from a spouse’s previous marriage as beneficiaries of an estate plan. STEP-CHILDREN When it comes to step-children from a spouse’s prior marriage, it is up to you to... Read more »

How to Fight an Order of Protection

  A person who may feel their safety is in danger may request the court to issue them an Order of Protection. The legal order will prohibit a person from committing any domestic violence acts or contacting the people protected by the order. The order also serves several protective reliefs like removing licensed firearms from... Read more »

How to Transfer a Car Title upon a Person’s Death

  Many people often wonder how to transfer car ownership after the death of a loved one. While the family may have certain plans or expectations of distributing the car, it is best to follow the right process to transfer the vehicle to another person. There could be challenges and difficulties in handling the situation among... Read more »

“As-Is” In Real Estate Transactions

As you are perusing listings online, you may come across stipulations on certain houses that are considered “As-Is” property. For some, this is a big enough red flag to make them run away from the home listing as fast as possible. Others would see it as a necessary point in the real estate world. The... Read more »

Splitting Marital Property During a Divorce

Division of property can be one of the most divisive moments during a divorce, because not always does everyone get exactly what they want. This is especially so when you live in a state like Illinois. Illinois is an equitable distribution state, which means that marital assets are not equally distributed between spouses. Rather than... Read more »

When is an Order of Protection Warranted?

  The Illinois Domestic Violence Act (IDVA) was enacted in 1982. It enabled protection to a greater class of persons who have been abused by a family or household member. Under the Act, survivors of domestic abuse such as “persons related by blood or marriage, persons who share or formerly shared a common dwelling, persons... Read more »

How to Claim a Life Insurance Policy upon a Person’s Death

A life insurance policy is a safety net for your loved ones. It’s ensuring they are well taken care of when you’re not there. This policy contains the following information; The death benefit – The amount of money to be paid when the insured person dies. It’s usually income tax-free. The beneficiaries – These are... Read more »

Tips for Hiring a Contractor

  When you’re ready to start building the home of your dreams, you’ll need to hire a contractor to do the work. But how can you be sure that the contractor you choose is reliable and trustworthy? As with most transactions, it’s important to seek advice from other people who have used their services in... Read more »

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