Attorney Jeanine Friedman is Dedicated to Providing Estate Planning
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Throughout the Greater
Chicago Area.
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Attorney Jeanine Friedman is Dedicated to Providing Estate Planning
Assistance to Individuals and
Families
Throughout the Greater
Chicago Area.
Learn More
Attorney Jeanine Friedman is Dedicated to Providing Estate Planning
Assistance to Individuals and
Families
Throughout the Greater
Chicago Area.
Learn More
Attorney Jeanine Friedman is Dedicated to Providing Estate Planning
Assistance to Individuals and
Families
Throughout the Greater
Chicago Area.
Learn More
Attorney Jeanine Friedman is Dedicated to Providing Estate Planning
Assistance to Individuals and
Families
Throughout the Greater
Chicago Area.
Learn More

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Naming Guardians for Minor Children in Your Will

By Law Offices of Jeanine Friedman |

A guardian is a person who has legal responsibility for a minor child in lieu of the parents. One of the most important tools you can use to care for your children  is a well-drafted Illinois estate plan that includes carefully-selected guardians for your minor children. Guardians are appointed by the court when parents… Read More »

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Planning for the Illinois Estate Tax Protect Your Heirs’ Inheritance by Creating a Credit Shelter Trust

By Law Offices of Jeanine Friedman |

If you’re an Illinois resident in the midst of planning your estate, you may have heard that the federal estate tax only affects the wealthy, and so you assumed it wouldn’t apply to you.  While the federal estate tax might not apply to you, Illinois is one of 18 states that imposes an estate… Read More »

Come Prepared with an Inventory of Assets for Your Initial Meeting with Your Estate Planning Attorney

By Law Offices of Jeanine Friedman |

I am starting a series of short articles on topics that are consistently discussed during the initial consultations with clients. Most clients do not have a solid understanding of what they own and underestimate the financial or sentimental value of their assets. This lack of understanding is one of the main reasons people diminish… Read More »