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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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...

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...
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BUSINESS LAW

Buying an Existing Business

5 Tips for acquiring an existing business Building a business is hard, time consuming work, which is exactly why buying an existing business is so ap...

Understanding Employee Categorization

How employee categorization impacts your business To many, owning your own business defines the American Dream. While being the boss does have its pe...

Taxes and Your Small Business

How to Prepare Your Taxes as a Small Business Owner For many, tax time brings with it a sense of urgency and pressure, causing mistakes to inevitably...

5 Tips for Entering into a Joint Venture

The challenges and risk associated with entering into a joint venture in Illinois When starting a business, joining forces with like-minded individua...

Protecting Your Start Up Business

What legal agreements you need when starting a business There are many aspects to starting a new business. Carefully crafted agreements play an essen...

The Legal Measures of Starting a Business

How to get your startup up and running from a legal standpoint The notion of working for yourself has serious allure these days, but starting a small...
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COMPANY NEWS

ALO Hires New Associate Counsel

Freedman Anselmo Lindberg is pleased to announce that Robert J. Deisinger has joined us as Associate Counsel in our Default Practice Group. Mr. Deisin...

ALO Hires New Director of Operations

Freedman Anselmo Lindberg LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Trubich as the new Collections Department Director of Operations. Steve has 2...

Firm Supports Junior Achievement Foundation

Managing Partner, Tom Anselmo, Senior Associate, Jon Nusgart, and Marketing Director, Jennifer Hester, will be traveling to Tampa, FL May 19-20 for th...
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ESTATE PLANNING

When to Revoke a Revocable Trust

Signs it’s time to adjust your estate planning Creating a trust is the best way to make sure you have total control of your wealth through estate pla...

Estate Planning For Your Family Business

Why it’s important to include a succession plan in your business plan What do you think of when someone mentions estate planning? For a lot of people...

The Basics of Trusts

Find out which type of trust best satisfies your estate planning goals. As you progress in your career and gradually begin to accumulate savings, fin...

Charitable Remainder Trusts

How they work and how to set one up A charitable trust is a way to give extensively to the charity of your choice, while avoiding the hefty tax payme...

Breaking Down the Probate Process

Understand The 4 Steps of Probate Probate is one of the most complicated elements of estate planning. Typically the result of someone dying without a...

How to Stretch Your IRA

An Estate Planning Method for Your Retirement Account We often hear questions from clients about how they can preserve their retirement savings and p...
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GENERAL LITIGATION

NEWS

REAL ESTATE

Finding the Right Real Estate Attorney

What to know before hiring a real estate attorney A qualified real estate attorney is an essential element of a successful real estate transaction, e...

Increasing The Value of Your Home

Top 10 Home Improvements to Increase Your Home’s Value Whether you plan to stay in your home for one year or one decade, there may be some small (or...

How To Choose a Listing Agent

Choosing a realtor when it’s time to put your home on the market When it comes time to sell your home, you want to make sure you have an amazing real...

Home Inspection Deal-Breakers

Don’t close the deal if you find these problems during home inspection. Finding the perfect home is only the first step of the home buying process. A...

The Perks of Investing in Real Estate

Tax Benefits for Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio Owning investment property comes with its own set of financial benefits. There’s the opportuni...

Real Estate Trends for 2017

Industry trends to watch for this year The real estate market changes every year. If you are looking to buy or sell, or if you are just particularly...

How Much Mortgage Should You Muster?

Do the math now to avoid being house poor later A common mistake homeowners make is biting off more mortgage than they can chew. Without the proper p...

How to Sell The Home of The Recently Departed

A home is often one of the largest assets in a person’s estate, and when that person dies, the property can become the greatest hurdle in executing th...
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