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.
- Try to mitigate family conflict
Family conflict at the end of a parent’s life is sometimes inevitable.
However, an often unspoken wish for any person in the twilight of their life is the hope their children will get along after they pass on.
If you have the opportunity to plan ahead, the ability
- Remember a nursing home placement isn’t a death sentence for your loved one
No one wants to go to a nursing home for their twilight years. Thirty or 40 years ago, families cared for loved ones at home until they died.
Back then, people typically didn’t last longer than a few months, but with advances in medicine, the elderly now live
- Remember: you can’t always control a progressive disease or sudden illness
There are some health conditions that improve with, and respond to treatment. There are others that do not, no matter what you do.
Understand the condition or ailment that your loved one has, and do not expect miracles to occur as a result of treatment. Manage from that