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WHY A TRUST – SECOND IN A SERIES

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A living trust, unlike a will standing alone, allows individuals to maintain confidentiality as to their assets as well as the provisions concerning the disposition thereof, during their lifetime and

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WHY A TRUST – FIRST IN A SERIES ANSWER NO. 1

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I have been asked many times: “Why do I need a trust?”  There are many reasons to set up a trust during your lifetime. Answer Number 1, which is probably the most common, but not necessarily the

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ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT TO ADDRESS PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear Carr and Newell vs. Koch State Board of Education, a case challenging Illinois’ public education funding mechanism.

The plaintiffs challenged

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BENEFICIARY-CONTROLLED TRUSTS

Most traditional estate plans are designed to benefit and provide security to a surviving spouse for his or her lifetime and for the division of the decedent’s assets between and among the children

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