From simple wills and powers of attorney, to handling messy family estate disputes and investigating Medicaid or other public benefit options to pay for nursing home care, we’re here for you.

Generation Law provides personalized estate planning, guardianship litigation and related elder law services to help protect you and your family. Bring us your questions about creating a will or trust, planning for an elderly parent, or dealing with probate once they’re gone. We’ll help you make sense of it all so that you can maintain control of your future, your parents’ future and your kids’ future.

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Ask an attorney: What should I do after a family member dies?

No matter how much you plan, the time right after someone dies can be completely confusing. Here’s what you need to do, and what you can put off.   Immediately after death Obtain a death certificate. Get extras to close...

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Challenging Estate Plans in Court

Divvying up a loved one’s earthly possessions after they’re gone is pretty miserable, even under the best circumstances. But if someone messed with their estate plan before they died, estate administration – that’s lawyer-speak for distributing someone’s things according to...

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What should I do to protect myself if I get COVID?

Like many other states, Illinois has slowly begun easing restrictions imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19. But as the daily case numbers show, there’s still plenty of reason to be concerned about transmission. Whether you’re headed to the office,...

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The Stories Grandma Never Told You

Generation Law is proud to sponsor “The Crones,” a podcast, blog and photo gallery sharing the conversations and stories of wise and wonderful women in their 70s, 80s and beyond. Brought to you by retired roller derby crone, Barbara “Queen B” Dolan, as she travels the country in her shiny vintage trailer, meeting fascinating elder women and sharing their lives and wisdom in their own voices.

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