Chicago Estate Planning Lawyers Who Understand Family
We are Chicago estate planning lawyers with extensive experience navigating the twists and turns of elder law issues. 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.
- Reverse mortgages useful but with caveats
We are fans of reverse mortgages in the right situations. If there is no other way for a senior to get the equity out of her home so that she can afford to stay in her home, they are fantastic.
However, there are some pitfalls to watch out for, especially
- Mitigating family conflict for your loved one’s sake
Family conflict at the end of a parent’s life is sometimes inevitable. The irony is that such conflict stands in stark contrast to the reality that a parent wants to see their adult children get along after they die.
Knowing the triggers of family conflict can assist in determining whether
- Which is best for your loved one? Care at home or a nursing home?
Nursing homes are a relatively new invention. Until about 30 or 40 years ago, families took care of their ill loved ones at home until they died.
These institutional solutions grew in use as advances of modern medicine and treatment led sick people to live much longer than before.