Estate Planning – Wills

Estate Planning – Wills – basic planning for the distribution of assets after death.  Drafting and executing a Will is a major component of estate planning.   A Will is an instrument executed by a competent person, whereby property is deposed of after death.

In Illinois, a Will:

Must be in writing
Must be signed by the testator
Must be witnessed . . . → Read More: Estate Planning – Wills

Problems with Internet-based Estate Planning Services

Problems with Internet-based Estate Planning Services:  Saving money by utilizing an internet-based estate planning service, such as LegalZoom, may ultimately cost consumers more money and angst.   A class action suit, filed in California by Katherine Webster, as Executor of the estate of Anthony Ferrantino and Trustee of the Anthony J. Ferrantino Living Trust, alleges that the . . . → Read More: Problems with Internet-based Estate Planning Services

Estate Planning

Estate Planning is one of the services offered by Christine C. Karr.  Affordable options are available, and are outlined in a free initial consultation.

Estate Planning is the method by which plans are put into place which will govern the distribution of assets upon death. 

Estate Planning documents may include:

Durable Power of Attorney for Property
Power of Attorney for . . . → Read More: Estate Planning