Since 2008, Andrew and Antonia Hays have run Hays Firm LLC, a Chicago-based practice specializing in estate, probate, trust & business law, including restaurant law and obtaining liquor licenses.
Coronavirus scams are spreading nearly as fast as the virus itself. Be aware of common scams and how to protect yourself and loved ones.
As the country is learning to live with the daily threat of the coronavirus, estate planning remains crucial. Take the time to consider how you would like to be cared for if you become disabled. Who will make decisions for your you when you are no longer able?
Two Hays Firm LLC lawyers are selected for the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list and are among the best lawyers for Estate & Trust Litigation in Illinois.
Illinois law permits any interested party to file a will contest. A will contest must be filed with the probate court after a person’s death
Guardianship proceedings are complicated and involved, but for many families they provide the peace of mind that comes from knowing that an elderly loved one is being protected and well cared for.
If you have reason to believe that the executor is hiding assets or stealing them so as to avoid having to distribute them later pursuant to the will, a lawsuit may be necessary.
It seems in the short run, an online will can save you time and money. The truth of the matter is they can lead to expensive estate planning mistakes.
Illinois has adopted the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act, which enables a creditor to obtain a court order voiding transfers of money that were made in order to avoid a judgement.
The sick and elderly are often exploited by the people closest to them. Illinois law protects individuals from exploitation by their fiduciaries by presuming that all transfers to such individuals are presumed to be fraudulent.