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Buying a Home in Another State

To avoid buyer’s remorse, follow these five steps for purchasing a home from afar Buying a home is stressful, and if you are looking to purchase a ho...
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Estate Planning for Blended Families

How to plan for a future with stepchildren, children, in-laws and exes Estate planning isn’t the most pleasant topic or discussion point among family...
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5 Steps to Take When Winding Down Your Business

Be sure to tie up loose ends before closing your doors. Here’s how There are many reasons business owners close up shop, including retirement, starti...
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How to Identify Real Estate Fraud

We define the two most common forms of fraud—and how to avoid them. Your clients have worked hard over the past few years to save money to purchase t...
A couple revising their estate plan with an attorney

Evolving Your Estate Plan

Life isn’t static, so your estate plan shouldn’t be either. Here are seven instances when you should revisit it Many years ago, you drafted your esta...
First-time hombuyers laying on the floor with boxes

5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Here’s what you should, and should not, care about when searching for your first home. So, you’re ready to leave apartment life behind and looking to...

Is a Home Addition Worth the Cost?

Home additions can add value to your home and make it easier to sell, but they can also drain your budget. Here’s what you need to know before breakin...
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BUSINESS LAW

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How to Maintain Good Standing With Your State

A Certificate of Good Standing is key to your business’s success Whether you’re looking to borrow money to put toward expanding your business, or rec...
two busines partners in ther bakery

5 Steps to Take When Winding Down Your Business

Be sure to tie up loose ends before closing your doors. Here’s how There are many reasons business owners close up shop, including retirement, starti...

Tax Implications for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding contributions are often thought of as “free money,” but that’s not the case, and failure to comply with tax laws could cause issues with...

How to Transfer or Close Your Business

Whether you’re passing the torch or closing your doors, there’s a right way to walk away from your business Whether your business is large or small,...

Do You Need an LLC?

Deciding When, How and Why to Legally Establish Your Business Whether you’ve been slowly building your own company for years or your Etsy business ju...

Independent Contractor Agreements 101

What to know about the independent contractor agreement Working with independent contractors is a bit different from hiring employees on a full-time...
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COMPANY NEWS

Adopt-a-Highway and ALA

Anselmo Lindberg & Associates Receives Certificate of Appreciation from DuPage County’s Adopt-a-Highway Program Anselmo Lindberg & Associates...

Steve Lindberg Joins REOMAC Chicago Panel

Anselmo Lindberg & Associates’s very own Steve Lindberg has been called upon to speak at REOMAC Chicago’s panel on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The...
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ESTATE PLANNING

A blended family laughing on the sofa

Estate Planning for Blended Families

How to plan for a future with stepchildren, children, in-laws and exes Estate planning isn’t the most pleasant topic or discussion point among family...
A couple revising their estate plan with an attorney

Evolving Your Estate Plan

Life isn’t static, so your estate plan shouldn’t be either. Here are seven instances when you should revisit it Many years ago, you drafted your esta...

Estate Planning for Special Needs

Caring for a child or loved one with special needs means taking extra precautions when it comes to estate planning. Not only is this person likely dep...

How to Avoid Family Inheritance Disputes

How to plan your estate and keep the family peace Family inheritance disputes can be a sad reality, and something many people hope to prevent with a...

Estate Planning + Your Digital Assets

How to account for and give access to digital assets, an increasingly important part of estate planning You know how important it is to have a plan f...

Estate Planning for Single Parents

What single parents need to know about estate plans to protect and provide for their families No parent wants to think about not being there to raise...
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GENERAL LITIGATION

Litigation v. Arbitration

Understanding the difference and which is right for your case Litigation and arbitration are both terms used to settle legal disputes, but they’re di...

What Is a Blind Trust?

Understanding blind trusts: what they are, who needs them and how to set one up The concept of “blind trusts” may be off many people’s radar until e...

The Discovery Stage of a Lawsuit

Understanding the litigation process, starting with the discovery stage of a lawsuit While nobody hopes to find themselves roped into a lawsuit, some...

Understanding the Litigation Process

The general stages of the litigation process explained and what you should know if you’re ever involved in a lawsuit. A frightening reality of the ti...

Article: New Illinois Supreme Court Rules

On February 22, 2013, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted several new rules governing foreclosure. The rules took effect on May 1, 2013. The overall ef...

NEWS

How the GOP Tax Plan Affects Illinois Estates

Proposed federal legislation will significantly raise the estate tax exemption. Here’s what that means for Illinois residents. The newly passed Repub...

Adopt-a-Highway and ALA

Anselmo Lindberg & Associates Receives Certificate of Appreciation from DuPage County’s Adopt-a-Highway Program Anselmo Lindberg & Associates...

Cyber Security and Law Firms

A recent headline read: “Unsealed suit targets law firm for alleged lax cybersecurity”.  This article appeared in the American Bar Association Journal...
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REAL ESTATE

A couple buying a home in another state

Buying a Home in Another State

To avoid buyer’s remorse, follow these five steps for purchasing a home from afar Buying a home is stressful, and if you are looking to purchase a ho...
lawyer's hands while explaining real estate fraud

How to Identify Real Estate Fraud

We define the two most common forms of fraud—and how to avoid them. Your clients have worked hard over the past few years to save money to purchase t...
First-time hombuyers laying on the floor with boxes

5 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Here’s what you should, and should not, care about when searching for your first home. So, you’re ready to leave apartment life behind and looking to...

Is a Home Addition Worth the Cost?

Home additions can add value to your home and make it easier to sell, but they can also drain your budget. Here’s what you need to know before breakin...

Red Flags in Your Rental Agreement

Be wary of these provisions in your lease, and don’t sign without discussing with your landlord and a lawyer. Before signing a lease agreement, it’s...

The House Is Right, Is the Neighborhood?

In today’s real estate market, location matters more than home amenities. “Location, location, location” is one of the most popular refrains in real...

Real Estate Apps for Homebuyers

Homebuying is moving to mobile, but in some areas, apps can’t replace the expertise and human element of a licensed broker. Buying a home? There’s an...

Getting into Real Estate in Your 20s

What younger generations should consider before buying their first home While millennials aren’t buying at the rate previous generations were at the...
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RESOURCES

Illinois Radon Awareness Act

ILLINOIS RADON AWARENESS ACT (420 ILCS 46/1) Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Illinois Radon Awareness Act. (Source: P.A. 95-210,...

Illinois Condominium Property Act

(765 ILCS 605/1) (from Ch. 30, par. 301) Sec. 1. Short title. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Condominium Property Act." (Source: L...

Illinois Security Deposit Return Act

ILLINOIS SECURITY DEPOSIT RETURN ACT (765 ILCS 710/) Security Deposit Return Act. (765 ILCS 710/0.01) (from Ch. 80, par. 100) Sec. 0.01. Short titl...

Illinois Security Deposit Interest Act

(765 ILCS 715/) Security Deposit Interest Act. (765 ILCS 715/0.01) (from Ch. 80, par. 120) Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Secur...