Chicago Estate Planning Lawyers Who Understand Family
We are Chicago estate planning lawyers with extensive experience navigating the twists and turns of the elder law process. Let our elder law attorneys help your family with:
- Estate Law and Planning
- Medicaid Planning
- Wills and Trusts Administration
- Special Needs Trusts and Disability
- Baby Boomer Law
Promoting dignity as we protect your family’s financial well-being
Families across Chicago, and all over Illinois, are struggling to protect assets and care for aging parents & loved ones. The complexities of current Estate laws do not make it easy for individuals and their families to cover all the bases without assistance.
Assisting disabled spouses, aging parents and grandparents sometimes makes it difficult to find time to address our own situation – even as issues surrounding estate law, elder care, trusts and Medicaid force themselves into our daily conversation.
Whether you want to preserve the dignity of an aging parent or spouse by making plans to insure they don’t outlive their assets, or take care of an existing estate to avoid future unseen liabilities – we can help. Our attorneys concentrate in elder care law and estate planning. We can also work with you to address the special needs of disabled family members or even manage the affairs of those who failed to make proper arrangements.
At Generation Law we are not only attorneys, we’re also people with families. So we understand the stress, hardship and conflicting emotions that come with estate planning and elder law. So, don’t wait until an issue becomes a crisis. Contact us today and let us help you protect your family’s assets and future while preserving the dignity of everyone involved.
- Second Marriages Late in Life
At the end of a person’s life, some of the worst situations that our litigation practice encounters is the ‘second family’ situation where the children of the first marriage are in conflict with the second spouse.
Frequently the new spouse needs the money of the ill spouse to survive.
- Girlfriends and Boyfriends at Age 70
Some of our widowed clients find a girlfriend or a boyfriend late in life.
Generally in situations when love sparks again we advise against marriage since under the laws of many states both partners are responsible for the other’s medical expenses. And if the new spouse goes into a
- When does one need a guardianship?
When does one need a guardianship?
Guardianships are court procedures that give a person legal authority to make financial and healthcare and living decisions for another. These proceedings occur when somebody doesn’t have a power of attorney and there is no other legal option but to get a guardianship.