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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Speeches and Events: Spring 2019

It’s a busy spring for Generation Law as we share planning tips at events across Illinois. Here’s where you can catch us: On April 13, attorney Melissa Johnson shares strategies for creating powers of attorney during the Huntington’s Disease Society...

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Ask an Attorney: Heir-Raising Tales of DIY Estate Planning

By Melissa Johnson, Generation Law I do not know an attorney or estate planner out there who does not have a horror story about a client who tried to draft a will or trust on their own. While the cookie-cutter...

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Leaving Behind a Mess: 3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Are you haunted by what you have or haven’t done with your will? Many people who have had a will drawn up confess they aren’t really sure what they signed. Others don’t follow through on important next steps that cause...

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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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