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Chicagoland Estate Planning Attorney, Kerlin Walsh Law, Helps You Avoid Court Involvement in Your Estate

  No one wants unnecessary court involvement in their life. But without careful and proactive estate planning, chances are that some aspect of your estate will end up being decided there.   Here are two of the most common ways court proceedings can make their way into the management and

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Top Palos Heights Estate Planning Attorney, Kerlin Walsh Law, Wants You to Know Which Life Events Require an Immediate Estate Plan Update

  Estate planning is the process of developing a strategy for the care and management of your estate if you become incapacitated or upon your death. One commonly known purpose of estate planning is to minimize taxes and costs, including taxes imposed on gifts, estates, generation skipping transfer and probate

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Oak Lawn Estate Planning Attorney, Kerlin Walsh Law, Wants to Help You Leave an Inheritance for Your Children

  Estate planning offers many ways to leave your wealth to your children, but it’s just as important to know what not to do. Here are some things that are all-too-common, but textbook examples of what not to do or try…. Oral Wills If you feel you have a good

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Top 20 Chicagoland Estate Planning Attorney, Kerlin Walsh Law, Shares the Top 5 Reasons to Embrace the Emotional Side of Estate Planning!

  When you hear the phrase “estate plan,” you might first think about paperwork. Or your mind might land on some of the uncomfortable topics that estate planning confronts head-on: end-of-life decisions, incapacity, and your family’s legacy from generation to generation. Those subjects hit home for everyone.   But while

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Worth, Illinois Based Estate Planning Attorney, Kerlin Walsh Law, Helps Client’s Prepare for Life if They Become Incapacitated

5 Essential Legal Documents You Need for Incapacity Planning   Comprehensive estate planning is more than your legacy after death, avoiding probate and saving on taxes — this area we are referring to is called Incapacity Planning. Good estate planning includes a plan in place to manage your affairs if

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Beyond Wills and Trusts: 3 Documents Everyone Needs According to Kerlin Walsh Law – an Estate Planning Law firm Located near Oak Lawn, Palos and Orland Park!

  When it comes to estate planning, you probably think of Wills and Trusts. But there are three other estate planning documents you should think about to make your plan complete:   A Living Will A Healthcare Directive, also called an Advance Directive, Medical or Healthcare Power of Attorney, or

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Advance Directives

Our topic this month is ‘Advance Directives’. These are documents you sign now to keep your health care in the hands of those you trust, if the time comes you are unable to speak for yourself. Ironically, my clients in their advanced years need more help with their health care,

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