Legal agreements and contracts act behind the scenes in our daily lives, helping protect both business owners and the public. While it can sometimes be tempting to just sign at the bottom of a contract for goods or services without reading it, doing so could legally bind you, obligating you to terms you aren't prepared to meet.
One of the ways Chicago attorney Jennifer M. Smith helps clients is by working with them to put their affairs in order, preparing professional legal documents to guide estate administration after death. Just as important is planning for handling affairs during periods of lifetime incapacity.
With ongoing economic uncertainty it's more important than ever to have a detailed plan for the wealth you've worked hard to acquire. The following information describes why it's necessary to have a specific plan for your wealth, the difference between trusts and wills, and the importance of having an attorney in Chicago who can assist you with wills and trusts.