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After someone dies, the Illinois probate process is the legal process through which a decedent’s assets are transferred after their death. Its goal is to determine who will inherit the decedent’s assets and to ensure…

We have all seen the commercials for reverse mortgages, celebrity spokesmen touting how a reverse mortgage is a great way to help you live a better retirement. These commercials are geared toward older homeowners, and they share all the benefits of a reverse mortgage…

There are many reasons regarding the absence of a Will when someone passes. Most likely is that they never got around to it, or simply did not think it was necessary.  Statistics show that 6 out of 10 people in America die without a will. Despite the reason, it is still necessary to manage the property and possessions the decedent has left behind…

The last thing anyone wants to worry about after losing a loved one is arguing with their siblings, or other family members about their inheritance. While very few expect it, this is actually a common occurrence during the probate process and typically results from a disagreement over the division of assets…

The loss of a loved one is both an emotional and difficult time. While the grieving process is stressful enough, there are often a series of tasks that must be planned and addressed to ensure you will navigate the probate process without any issues…

The short answer is yes, it is possible to sell a house during probate proceedings in Illinois. However, the personal representative appointed by the court needs to follow all local ordinances…

Life is a journey, and through this journey there comes a time that we as adult children need to care for our aging parents. It’s only natural to not want to face the reality…