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  • Will Contest

    WILL CONTEST Conflicts often arise regarding the validity of a deceased loved one’s Will once the executor files it with the Court for settling the decedent’s estate. These disputes take many forms; however, the most common grounds for challenging the validity of a Will are the following: Undue Influence or Duress. This cause of action…

  • Construction Law

    Construction Law

    CONSTRUCTION LAW PRACTICE Hays Firm LLC works with its clients to help them navigate the many complex, competing interests at work in any construction project. This complexity relates to issues arising from questions of liability, mechanics lien law, labor disputes, etc. The firm’s experience in construction law, real estate law and business transactions allows us…

  • Small Business Service Agreement

    Small Business Service Agreement

    Small Business Services Agreement Have access to quality legal service and counsel as a small business that is normally only available to larger companies that have their own in-house legal staff. The value of the Small Business Service Agreement is that it provides small businesspersons the ability to have an attorney with whom they can…

  • real estate practice

    Real Estate Practice

    REAL ESTATE PRACTICE Hays Firm LLC is experienced in advising clients concerning all aspects of the sale, purchase or lease of real estate. No matter how straight forward they may appear, all property transactions involve a certain amount of risk. Whether buying or selling a property or developing commercial real estate it is important to…

  • Elder-law

    Elder Law

    ELDER LAW AND STRATEGIC ASSET PLANNING The elder law attorneys at Hays Firm LLC are attentive to the unique needs of its older clients and constructs pragmatic estate plans for those individuals and families which may include: strategic Medicaid planning; durable powers of attorney for property and health care; as well as living wills, where…

  • Council Advisement

    Wills

    What Is A Will And Why Do I Need One? A Will is the written declaration of a person’s intentions regarding what will happen to their property upon their death. A Will governs and distributes only probate property. It does not have any effect on non-probate property such as life insurance policies, retirement accounts and…

  • Liquor-Process

    Overview of Chicago Liquor License Application Process

    CHICAGO LIQUOR LICENSE: INITIAL APPLICATION PROCESS Complete a “Business Information Sheet” Meet with a Business Consultant at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection in City Hall Be prepared to answer all questions about your proposed operation The Business Consultant may also assist with obtaining building permits or any other city services needed Complete…

  • Most Common Types of Liquor License

    “Tavern” Includes selling alcohol that is consumed on the premises (bar, nightclub, pub, or lounge). “Packaged Goods” Includes selling liquor in the original sealed and labelled containers in places like grocery stores, convenience stores or liquor stores. “Consumption on Premises – Incidental Activity” Includes businesses where the sale of alcohol, which is consumed on the…

  • U.S. Liquor License Laws

    When you wind down at the end of the day or meet up for a social night with friends for a drink, have you thought about how and why you have access to alcohol? Maybe you ordered a beverage at a bar or restaurant, or maybe you picked up a bottle of wine or a six-pack of beer before watching a Sunday football game at home.

  • Biggest Business Transactions

    Biggest Business Transactions

    Ever since the industrial age began, companies have been subject to being bought and sold in huge deals worth millions of dollars. However, it’s hard to judge how major deals of the past stack up to today’s tech megadeals- unless you convert the financial terms into today’s dollars. Here’s a look at exactly how much money many of the major deals of the past couple centuries were worth.