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Illinois codifies procedures for remote execution of wills

USA - September 7 2021 On March 26, 2020, with the Covid-19 pandemic spreading throughout Illinois, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-14 (the “Executive Order”)…

Ed McGillen, Rob Morse, Stephen E. Cupples.

Amendments to the Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act make significant changes

USA - July 28 2021 On July 9, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed a bill amending the Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act (the “Act”)…

Year-end planning just got a whole lot more complicated

USA - November 13 2020 As Election Day 2020 approached, there was much talk about planning that individuals should consider doing before the end of the year. The impetus…

The 2020 repeal of stretch IRAs: How will it affect estate planning?

USA - December 26 2019 On December 19, Congress approved a $1.4 trillion appropriations bill that included significant changes to the way IRAs and qualified plans will be…

Steve Gorin.

What the new Illinois Trust Code means for trustees and beneficiaries

USA - August 22 2019 The Illinois legislature recently enacted, and the Governor signed, legislation that will create a new trust code for Illinois. The Illinois Trust…