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.
- Pitfalls of supporting Mom without proper advice: living expenses and buying the family home
Many adult children do what they can to help their parents in their twilight years. Sometimes this includes financially contributing to their home with a reasonable expectation that when it is sold, some of the proceeds will return to them when their parents move into a nursing home.
- Probating the House: a Unique Twist
I had a family approach me recently with what seemed on the surface to be a fairly difficult situation.
It seemed that their late father had estate planning on his to-do list but never really got around to it. When he passed away they discovered their mother’s name had been
- Avoiding liability when caring for a less-than-controllable person
Love knows no age. When someone in their twilight years finds love once again, they may not get married but they become a couple and remain so until illness or dementia taps them on the shoulder.
That person would likely have appointed a family member as an agent under their