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The Four Types of Illinois Advanced Directives

Written by Charles Newland

signing Directives, living will,The federal government has laws that require certain types of health care facilities to tell patients their rights upon entry, but they do not cover what will happen in the event that the patient is unable to understand those rights. To ensure that patients have some form of control over their care, even if they are unconscious, Illinois has four types of advanced directives. Read More

The Differences Between A Trust And A Will

Written by Charles Newland

trust word, estate planningWills and trusts are two common legal instruments of estate planning. A will is a legal declaration of an individual’s wishes for the distribution of their assets after they have died. A trust also provides for asset distribution upon death, but can also control assets during the client’s lifetime and can place parameters on distribution after death.One of the major differences between a will and a trust is that a will must go through the process of probate for the distribution of assets of a deceased person, whereas Read More

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