Basic Components of a Will

Estate planning is an essential part of planning for your future. While most people avoid thinking about death and what will happen to their estate thereafter, the reality is that this type of planning is necessary for everyone. Speaking to an attorney who specializes in estate planning, wills, and trusts is critical as you prepare… Read More »

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Buying a Home in Illinois

Searching for and then purchasing a home is far more complex than many would imagine. In a perfect world, the process would be as simple as finding a great house, making an offer, and moving in. Nevertheless, there are a number of factors that come into play when determining the right home for you and… Read More »

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Business Strategy for a Successful 2018

December marks a time for holiday spirit, friends and family, and preparation for the New Year ahead. For business owners and entrepreneurs alike, thinking through objectives and strategies for the coming year is imperative in laying the foundation for business success. With constant changes in the business landscape to newly emerging technology trends, now is… Read More »

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Understanding Limited Liability Companies

A limited liability company, commonly referred to as an “LLC”, is known as a fusion legal entity due to the merging of features seen in both a partnership and a corporation. LLCs are typically treated like a non-corporate business organization in regard to tax purposes and owners of an LLC are granted protection against personal… Read More »

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10 Tips for Buyers at an Open House

The process of buying a home can be stressful, even for the most seasoned of movers and re-locators. When it comes to buying a house, one of the best places to start is to attend open houses in order to get a feel for the type of home, neighborhood, and general location that fulfills you… Read More »

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Fun Facts about Commercial Real Estate

From being a landlord to major mergers and from record-breaking deals to impacting an entire community, commercial real estate’s ever-evolving nature is truly fascinating in today’s markets. Understanding the current economy plays a large role in understanding the intricacies of commercial real estate as a whole. For example, as the growth of online retailers throughout… Read More »

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8 Common Mistakes When Starting a Business

Taking the entrepreneurial leap to start a new business is scary and it certainly requires a certain level of confidence, preparation, and hope. There are almost 29 small businesses in the United States alone, creating a landscape that encourages new ideas to grow into new businesses. Unfortunately, however, statistics do not work in the favor… Read More »

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Being Prepared for a Real Estate Closing

The seller has a lot of things on their plate before, during, and after a real estate closing. Whether the seller or the seller’s attorney is handling the home sale process, a number of steps must be taken to ensure that it is handled properly. There are specific tasks that must be completed in the… Read More »

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Contract Negotiation

9 Reasons to Hire a Contracts Attorney

Contract formation can be extremely tricky for a person without relevant education on the subject matter. When it comes to drafting and reviewing contracts, consulting an attorney is imperative before entering into contract negotiations and before executing a contract. From small to medium size businesses, outsourcing legal work is common, particularly in relation to contracts.… Read More »

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