Order of Discharge

The end of your role as conservator, guardian, personal representative, trustee or power of attorney is near. One of the final forms in probate, which we are going to cover, is the Order of Discharge. This document says to the court that you have completed all the responsibilities for the interested parties and you are [...]

Probate and Sibling Rivalries

Sometimes we are led to believe that sibling rivalry only exists within childhood. Unfortunately, sibling rivalry can exist beyond childhood and beyond the teenage years. Sibling rivalry can even affect something as sensitive as probate and estates. If a sibling rivalry is affecting probate and estates, the probate process can therefore become a very arduous [...]

2020-11-16T09:22:46-05:00Monday, November 16, 2020|Probate, probate litigation|0 Comments

The Probate Pro: Open All Day and Night

At The Probate Pro, we understand how important it is to communicate with you.  You may have probate related questions, concerns, or you just need to talk to someone about issues you're going through in regards to the probate process. That's why we offer 24-hour support, seven days a week. In case you do not [...]

2020-11-12T14:28:02-05:00Thursday, November 12, 2020|Probate, The Probate Pro, The Probate Pro Team|0 Comments

What is Probate? A Look at Assets and Estates

Probate isn’t a commonly known field of law, but you would be remiss in protecting yourself if you didn’t know what probate is. So, what is it? Probate is a broad field of law that includes important legal hearings and procedures such as deceased estates, guardianships, conservatorships, trusts and more. For any regular Joe Six-Pack, [...]

2020-10-23T12:08:17-04:00Friday, October 23, 2020|Assets, estate plan, Estate Planning, Probate|0 Comments

Nearly 1 of Every 3 Death Certificates are Inaccurate

The statistic on inaccurate death certificates you just read was issued by Bob Anderson, Chief of Mortality Statistics at the National Center of Health Statistics. Why does this matter? Perhaps that question comes to mind, but once you find out just how much the death certificate is utilized, you’ll understand why this statistic matters. At [...]

2020-06-15T12:09:29-04:00Tuesday, May 12, 2020|Assets, Probate, Probate Administration|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Probate

It is never too early to start thinking about your estate plan. Global events like the coronavirus remind us how precious every day is, and how important it is to have your estate plan in order so that your family and loved ones are honored in the way you wanted. This is not just because [...]

2020-03-20T09:11:26-04:00Friday, March 20, 2020|Probate|0 Comments

Our Core Values are Built on the word Trust

In many of our blogs we encourage you to find a trusted, competent probate attorney to handle important things such as your estate and will. You may think that any probate attorney should be competent enough and trustworthy, but it’s stories like this that should make you really consider who you’re putting your trust in. [...]

2020-03-16T12:51:13-04:00Monday, March 16, 2020|Probate|0 Comments

DuPage County Probate Court

The Probate Pro has the great privilege of appearing before probate courts throughout the state of Illinois.  DuPage County Probate Court is one of the most enjoyable courts to practice in. The DuPage County Probate Court has experienced and knowledgeable judges that understand probate law. They are staffed by friendly and experienced personnel. Fun Facts about [...]

2020-03-12T08:48:53-04:00Thursday, March 12, 2020|Probate|0 Comments
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