December 28, 2016

New Illinois Laws for 2017

New Illinois Laws for 2017 The following are some of the new laws passed by the Illinois legislation and signed into law for 2017. HB 5913 – Requires licensed plumbers to complete 4 hours of continuing education each year HB 4562 – Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act to increase […]
March 2, 2015

Be Careful Making a DIY Estate Plan

Be Careful Making a DIY Estate Plan Doing your estate plan on your own can lead you to lose protections you don’t even know you had. Jake and Laurie were married when they purchased their home in Wheaton. Knowing that they purchased the home as their primary residence, their attorney […]
November 6, 2013

Do-It-Yourself Contracts No. 1

Do-It-Yourself Contracts No. 1 Being an entrepreneur often means doing things yourself. But it doesn’t mean doing them badly. For the past 20 years, Fred had run his own software company. Like any good small-business owner, he wore many hats—HR department, payroll processor, accountant, and chief technical officer, to name a […]