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Do You Need to Update Your Estate Plan?

Contact the Illinois estate planning lawyers at The Law Offices of Hoy & Sahlas, Ltd. to schedule your Free Estate Plan Checkup Appointment.

Please take a moment to review this checklist. Many of these issues can affect you and your family’s estate plan, so don’t miss this chance to ensure your protection is up-to-date.

Since my Estate Plan was established, I have:

  • Moved;
  • Changed my marital status;
  • Experienced a birth/death in my family;
  • Entered into a new business;
  • Acquired significant new assets;
  • Purchased real estate;
  • Acquired additional life insurance;
  • Decided I want to change how or to whom to distribute my finances and property at my death;
  • Decided I want to change the guardian for my children in the event that I and my spouse pass away.

I am interested in learning more information about:

  • Estate Preservation;
  • Last Wills and Testaments:
  • Naming a Legal Guardian for my minor children in the event of my death;
  • Land Trusts;
  • Revocable, Living Trusts;
  • Charitable Trusts;
  • Leaving Funds to Charity;
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts;
  • Transferring assets into my current Trust;
  • Ways to be protected financially and medically if hurt or disabled;
  • Powers of Attorney for Property (finances) or Healthcare;
  • Living Wills;
  • Ways to inform your doctor that you do not wish to be artificially kept alive;
  • Probate and what determines whether my estate must go through probate;
  • Probate Alternatives;
  • Legal Guardianship of a Minor;
  • Legal Guardianship of a Disabled Adult;
  • Helping my parents get protected with an estate plan or medical directives.

If you have questions about the application of the law in a particular case, consult your lawyer. The law is constantly changing. Information on this site or any site to which we link does not constitute legal advice.

Schedule your Free Estate Plan Checkup Appointment 

with the Illinois estate planning lawyers
at The Law Offices of Hoy & Sahlas, Ltd.
by Calling (630) 575-0400 or filling out our online form.