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DO I HAVE AN ESTATE?

The term “estate” may conjure images of an elderly, wealthy matriarch executing a Last Will and Testament declaring which of her children and grandchildren shall inherit the family wealth at her death. Maybe she is disinheriting one or more of her natural heirs because they have mistreated her. There may even be a “reading of the Will” following her death in which family members gasp an...
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WORKPLACE VIOLENCE – ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS: MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK

Just one year ago, a disgruntled employee, Gary Martin, fatally shot five people and wounded five officers at an Illinois warehouse. According to the authorities, Martin was called into a meeting at the Henry Pratt Company warehouse on Friday, which he attended with a hidden gun. After he was told he was being fired, he began shooting, killing the three employees who were at the m...
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IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION WITH THE OTHER PARENT WITH THESE 4 TIPS

Most experts agree that it is best for children to grow up in a stable environment with both parents. When Illinois couples divorce, they face the issue of co-parenting in a way that promotes healthy emotional, mental and physical circumstances for their children. For many couples, communication issues may have led to their split in the first place. The family lawyers of Chicago residents trust understand that in order to maintain a good working relationship on behalf of their children, parents must find ways to improve their communication skil...
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