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  • Illinois Land Trusts

    Nov 18, 2014

    A land trust is an arrangement where actual title to real estate is held by a trustee (often a bank), while the rights and conveniences of ownership are vested in a beneficiary of the land trust, who exercises management and control over the property itself.

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  • IRS Raises Gift/Estate Tax Exclusion Amount for 2015

    Nov 11, 2014

    The IRS raised the estate tax exclusion amount from $5.34M for decedents dying in 2014 to $5.43M for decedents dying in 2015. That also means the lifetime gift tax exclusion amount for 2015 is also $5.43M.​

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  • Same-Sex Marriage Comes to Indiana

    Oct 16, 2014

    The United States Supreme Court denied review of all seven of the petitions arising from challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage, thereby clearing the way for same-sex marriage in at least 5 more states, including Indiana.

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  • Guide for Independent Executors in Illinois

    "My father just died and I'm named as the executor of his will. What does that mean? What am I supposed to do?" This Guide for Independent Executors in Illinois attempts to answer those questions.​

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