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    Shareholders’ Right to Review Records of an Illinois Company

    Can a Shareholder Review the Records of a Chicago, or Any Illinois Company They Invested in? Many investors and small businesses are given a great deal of information at the outset of the business venture. Over time, the officers and directors of the company sometimes begin to provide less and less information to the investors…

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    How Do I Execute a Valid Power of Attorney for Healthcare?

    Securing a Valid Power of Attorney for Healthcare As we have discussed in previous blogs, the Power of Attorney for Healthcare is one of the simplest and most effective estate planning tools. With a Power of Attorney for Healthcare, you can nominate a person to act on your behalf to make decisions based on your…

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  • Small Business Service Agreement

    Can a “Deadbeat” Parent Inherit from the Neglected Child?

    At Hays Firm, we recognize that an individual’s family does not always include those people who are defined as “family” under the law. We have helped many families of all shapes and sizes navigate the probate process after the death of a loved one. In two recent cases, we have invoked a rarely used procedure,…

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  • Trust Litigation

    What is Probate?

    Get the Facts Straight About Probate The word “probate” often makes people nervous or worried about an extended legal battle. We have all heard stories from family and friends about property being “tied up” in probate. We have often been encouraged to avoid probate by attorneys and financial planners. However, the probate proceeding is simply…

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