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How do you include international property in a will?

If you have property in a foreign country, you may want to pay close attention to your will. Although you may think the document is valid because it meets all of the requirements for Illinois, you may find that international property presents a different set of circumstances.

Why do I need long term care planning?

When preparing for retirement, one often overlooked topic by people in Illinois is long term care planning. It can be painful to think about what life would be like if you were unable to care for yourself, but the truth is that approximately 70 percent of adults will need this type of service during their lives, according to the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program. Disabling injuries and diseases do not just strike the elderly, as evidenced by the fact that patients under the age of 65 account for almost 41 percent of long term care services.