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There’s a lot of information out there, including many websites that say you can get an estate plan online. The challenge is knowing how to fit all of that information into your own unique situation. So, here are five things we think you should know about estate planning if you are looking into getting documents


  1. Sign a partner agreement. Even if you and your business partner have known each other for years and are on the same page, you’ll still want to put an agreement in place. The reason to do this is protect the business you’re working so hard to build. For example, if one of you needs

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When a business or individual owes you money, it can be difficult to collect. It can be awkward and frustrating, and sometimes you’re too busy to constantly follow up on past-due payments. Here are a few tips on collecting a debt in Illinois.

  1. If you haven’t already done so, make several attempts to collect




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Clearing your record, when possible, can make a big difference in your life. It can help you get a job, keep your job, or


If you’re thinking about signing a prenuptial agreement before your upcoming wedding, here are a few things to keep in mind.

  1. Don’t wait until the last minute. It may not be a fun thing to talk about, but if you wait too long it’s not going to be any easier. Also, prenups that are


Each Wednesday, we put together five tips about an area of Illinois law. Today’s tips are about wrongful death lawsuits.

  1. There is a statute of limitations for almost every type of lawsuit. This means that there is a strict deadline for filing your case. In Illinois, you generally have two years from the date of

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Every Wednesday we offer five legal tips on various areas of Illinois law.  We’ve noticed lately that people are commonly confused on a bunch of Illinois work comp situations.  Hopefully we can clear that up.

  1. You don’t have to show negligence to win your case.  If you get hurt while performing job duties for


So you discover that your girlfriend or ex-girlfriend is five months pregnant.  She tells you the baby isn’t yours.  Maybe she even tells you that she had a DNA test.  You want to know the truth.  Here’s how to properly handle things legally.

  1. Don’t freak out.  The reality is that you can’t get a paternity

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Every week we offer five tips on various areas of Illinois law.  Insurance companies will often wrongly deny payment for a life insurance policy because for the most part they have nothing to lose.  This requires you to get an attorney.  Here are five things that you should know if you are in that situation.

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One of the best things the City of Chicago has done is to add bike lanes throughout the city.  On Dearborn St.where our office is located there are scores of bikers there every single day heading in each direction. 

 Unfortunately, with thousands of people biking to and from work and to other places, we’ve seen