(August 2021) Oak Brook based law firm DeBlasio & Gower LLC is pleased to announce that David M. Gower has been named Chairman of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Probate Section. “David […]
The singer-songwriter commonly known as “Prince” died in 2016 without an estate plan. He had no Will and no Trust. Calamity ensued. At least 40 people claimed to be his heir and demanded a portion […]
Here are 10 life changes that should prompt a review of your estate plan… 1. Marital Status – Are you recently married, divorced, or remarried? 2. Size of family – Have you recently welcomed children […]
A Health Care Power of Attorney is an important part of an estate plan, and it just got easier to get one.
The Illinois State Bar Association (“ISBA”) has issued an advisory opinion that attorneys representing clients in probate cases cannot ethically collect fees in excess of the amount determined to be reasonable by the court.
There are probably an infinite number of reasons why one should consider updating their Will as part of their estate plan. Here are at least five reasons to consider doing so. If one or more of your […]
As of January 1, 2012, Illinois property owners have a new way to transfer residential real estate. The Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Act authorizes owners of residential real property to transfer their property using […]