Chicago Estate Planning Lawyers Who Understand Family

Chicago estate planning lawyersWe 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:

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.

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    Several years ago, I wrote about the important distinction between hospital ‘observation’ status versus ‘admitted’ status when a senior is hospitalized and being assessed for nursing home care.

    The issue is that during the hubbub of the admission process, usually during a crisis moment, this crucial distinction can mean headaches

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    The finding that the median cost of a private nursing home bed is $91,250 a year is one of the notable points in Genworth Financial’s Cost of Care Report.

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    Not being in the same city as your aging parents can feel frustrating for the adult children. They care for their parents, love them and yet the distance can make them feel that they’re not doing all they can for them.

    Today, that scenario is far