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The Handbook on “Contemporary Relationships and the Law” Is Out!

Angelika Kuehn and fellow attorney Mark Neil have authored a handbook for the Illinois Institute on Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), the premier continuing education institute for this State’s lawyers. “Contemporary Relationships and the Law” is intended primarily for estate planning … Continue reading

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Can Unmarried Couples Use the Courts to Help Divide Property?

The Illinois Supreme Court will now revisit a 1979 case that held that when an unmarried couple separates, they are barred from going to court to get help in dividing their assets. This has meant that the “richer” partner gets … Continue reading

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Appellate Court Ruling Supports Unmarried Couples

In December, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed a longstanding rule in Illinois that barred unmarried couples from the courthouse if they wanted to divide their property when they separated. The result of this rule was often to leave the “richer” … Continue reading

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Thrive Counseling Center Presentation

Angelika Kuehn recently made a presentation to Thrive Counseling Center about using powers of attorney for self-determination. They are valuable tools that allow each of us to decide who will make decisions for us if we cannot, and how those … Continue reading

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Why Leave Your IRA to Charity?

The Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation recently published a piece by Angelika Kuehn explaining that leaving an IRA to charity is a win-win-win, for the heirs, for the charity and for the donor.

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