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Estate Planning for Your Parents

If your parents’ financial affairs aren’t in order, here’s what you need to do to get them on track There’s only one thing more uncomfortable than ha...

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...

Everything You Need To Know About 529 Plans

Who Can Benefit From 529 Plans and How To Decide If They’re Right For You A 529 Plan is an education savings plan designed to help families set aside...

The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying

How to Decide Whether Renting or Buying Is Right for You You’ve been renting for years and saving up your money, and now you’re ready to think about...

Top 3 Estate Planning Essentials For Chicagoans

Who Needs Estate Planning? “Estate planning” is an umbrella term that covers multiple legal arrangements, whether you’re managing your assets, your p...

The True Cost of Buying a Fixer Upper

What it really means to take on a rehab Buying a “fixer upper” home is a growing trend, thanks in large part to popular shows (like the aptly-named H...
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ALO Hires Three Associate Attorneys

Freedman Anselmo Lindberg LLC is pleased to announce that three new associate attorneys are joining the firm's growing default servicing practice....
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ESTATE PLANNING

How Gifting Can Benefit Your Estate Plan

This holiday season, make the most out of your estate plan, by gifting to the ones you love Gifting is one way to enjoy the estate planning process b...

Estate Planning for Singles

Regardless of marital status, estate planning is vital. While discussions for estate planning often focus on married couples, it is equally as import...

Estate Planning for Young Families

Protect your family from the unexpected through estate planning for young families The importance of estate planning is especially magnified once the...

Understanding Probate

An explanation of the complicated judicial process of probate In dealing with the passing of a loved one or the estate planning process, the word ‘pr...

Estate Planning for Your Passwords

What to know about Estate Planning for Your Passwords in the digital age As technology progresses, email has become the primary source for storage of...

When a Family Member Dies without a Will

What to do when a loved one passes away without a valid will Losing a beloved family member is painful and complicated. But when someone you love pas...

5 Reasons Why Having a Will is Important

Why it’s important to protect you and your family at any age A will is a legally binding document that lets you determine how you would like your est...
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Breaking a Residential Lease in Illinois

What you should expect when breaking a lease agreement For those who need a flexible living situation, renting property is a great alternative to pur...
Buying Your First Property - key in door

Buying Your First Property

5 things you need to know about the buying process When you reach the personal milestone of investing in your own first property, there are many laye...

What’s a short sale?

What you need to know about buying a house in a short sale Buying a property in foreclosure seems like risky business. You’ve probably heard horror s...

How to Negotiate a Real Estate Purchase

7 tips to help you negotiate the price of your future home Buying a home is a big investment at every stage of your life. So it’s no secret that nego...

What’s a Property Lien?

Don’t let your real estate transaction be held up by a property lien A lien is not the obstacle you want to discover during the purchase or sale of p...

Pricing Your Home to Sell

How to beat the market going into real estate season So you’re ready to sell but don’t quite know what price tag to put on your home? We have some gr...

The Value of a Real Estate Attorney

5 Reasons to hire a real estate attorney when buying or selling property Every real estate transaction is different. From negotiating the terms to wr...
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