Cary A. Lind, P.C. - Arlington Heights Probate Attorney

Estate Column

Cary A. Lind, P.C. - Arlington Heights Probate Attorney

The Estate Department is a monthly column written by CARY A. LIND and published in Newsbriefs, the monthly newsletter of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. The columns were originally written for other attorneys. We have found, however, that non-attorneys will enjoy appreciate the subject matter, information, and case summaries.

We hope you enjoy the articles and find them to be informative.

PLEASE NOTE:  At the time each of the articles below was originally written, we believed that they accurately expressed Illinois law. We attempt to edit and update these articles periodically. However, due to changes in the statutes, case law, court procedures, and otherwise, it is possible that any information given below may not be currently correct. Please seek legal advice to confirm if any changes have taken place.

PROBATE PROCEDURE:

SMALL ESTATE AFFIDAVITS
GUARDIANSHIPS - STARTING THE PROCEEDINGS - PART 1
GUARDIANSHIPS - STARTING THE PROCEEDINGS - PART 2
GUARDIANSHIPS - STARTING THE PROCEEDINGS - PART 3
GUARDIANSHIPS - STARTING THE PROCEEDINGS - PART 4
GUARDIANSHIPS - STARTING THE PROCEEDINGS - PART 5
HEIRS AND OMISSIONS -- Part I
HEIRS AND OMISSIONS -- Part II
HEIRS AND OMISSIONS -- Part III
A VERY EXPENSIVE WITNESS
TWO THINGS WE ALL SHOULD KNOW
CONSTRUING ELEANOR'S WILL
CLAIMS IN PROBATE I -- IN GENERAL
CLAIMS IN PROBATE II -- PERSONAL SERVICES
CLAIMS IN PROBATE III -- MARITAL AND FAMILY RIGHTS
LANE CHANGE FOR CLAIMS IN ESTATES
WHAT INCOME TAXES?
REAL ESTATE INTERESTS IN PROBATE AND NON-PROBATE - PART 1
REAL ESTATE INTERESTS IN PROBATE AND NON-PROBATE - PART 2
REAL ESTATE INTERESTS IN PROBATE AND NON-PROBATE - PART 3
REAL ESTATE INTERESTS IN PROBATE AND NON-PROBATE - PART 4
TRACKING THE MONEY - INVENTORY AND ACCOUNTING - PART 1
TRACKING THE MONEY - INVENTORY AND ACCOUNTING - PART 2
TRACKING THE MONEY - PART 3 - ACCOUNTS
TRACKING THE MONEY - PART 4 - CLOSING THE ESTATE
Part 1 - FEES IN PROBATE
Part 2 - FEES IN PROBATE
Part 3 - FEES IN PROBATE

POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND NON-PROBATE ISSUES:

POWERS OF ATTORNEY - PART 1 - OVERVIEW
POWERS OF ATTORNEY - PART 2 - MISUSE OF POWERS
POWERS OF ATTORNEY - PART 3 - MISUSE OF POWERS
POWERS OF ATTORNEY - PART 4 - MISUSE OF POWERS
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 1
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 2
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 3
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 4
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 5
THE DARK SIDE OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY - Part 6

CITATIONS, CONTESTS, AND STORIES:

FIDUCIARY DUTIES AND BREACH - WHEN TRUSTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES GO BAD - PART 1
FIDUCIARY DUTIES AND BREACH - WHEN TRUSTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES GO BAD - PART 2
FIDUCIARY DUTIES AND BREACH - WHEN TRUSTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES GO BAD - PART 3
FIDUCIARY DUTIES AND BREACH - WHEN TRUSTEES AND REPRESENTATIVES GO BAD - PART 4
WILL CONTESTS - PART 1
WILL CONTESTS - PART 2
WILL CONTESTS - PART 3
WILL CONTESTS - PART 4
WILL CONTESTS - PART 5
JOINT TENANCIES - SEE YOU IN COURT
BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY - WHO DO YOU TRUST?
DEAD-MAN'S ACT, HEARSAY, AND OTHER DULL SUBJECTS
PUTTING IT TOGETHER
FINDING AND RECOVERING ASSETS - CITATION PROCEEDINGS - PART 1
FINDING AND RECOVERING ASSETS - CITATION PROCEEDINGS - PART 2
SUBSTANTIVE LAW IN WILL CONTESTS AND CITATION PROCEEDINGS - PART 1
SUBSTANTIVE LAW IN WILL CONTESTS AND CITATION PROCEEDINGS - PART 2
SUBSTANTIVE LAW IN WILL CONTESTS AND CITATION PROCEEDINGS - PART 3
THE FRUGAL WIDOW
THE GOOD DAUGHTER, THE BAD SON, AND THE UGLY RESULTS
PAUL THE PAINTER VS. THE DEAD-MAN'S ACT - PART 1
PAUL THE PAINTER VS. THE DEAD-MAN'S ACT - PART 2
THE SAGA OF THE UNDERTAKER'S FAMILY - PART 1
THE SAGA OF THE UNDERTAKER'S FAMILY - PART 2
THE SAGA OF THE UNDERTAKER'S FAMILY - PART 3
THE SAGA OF THE UNDERTAKER'S FAMILY - PART 4
THE SAGA OF THE UNDERTAKER'S FAMILY - PART 5

Cary A. Lind, P.C.
121 South Wilke Road, Suite 407
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: 847-577-0030
Fax: 847-577-0854
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Cary A. Lind, P.C., is in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and serves clients in places including Arlington Heights, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Park Ridge, Rolling Meadows, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Wheeling, Elk Grove Village, Cook County, Lake County and DuPage County.

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