Joint Property

Joint Property – in Illinois, and most jurisdictions, can be titled in various ways.  An understanding of how each different type of joint property is essential for estate planning purposes.  Here are some very different ways of holding title to joint property:

Tenants in Common: When an asset or property is held by two or more individuals . . . → Read More: Joint Property

Civil Union Couples – Estate Planning

Civil Union Couples – Estate planning is now essential.  With the passage of the HB 2234, ptherwise known as the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act,  a person who has entered into a civil union shall be included in any definition of use of the terms:  SPOUSE, FAMILY, IMMEDIATE FAMILY, DEPENDENT, and NEXT OF . . . → Read More: Civil Union Couples – Estate Planning