Our Cook County estate tax attorneys have the skill and experience you need to guide you and educate you about the estate planning process to minimize or eliminate estate tax. You will be surprised by our cost-effective rates and above-and-beyond service.
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Cook County Estate Tax Attorneys
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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.
In this article, our Cook County estate tax lawyers explain the recent changes to federal estate tax law, and how those changes should impact estate plans of Illinois residents. The federal estate tax exemption has recently been raised from $5.5 million to $11 million. This means that if you pass away with assets less than $11 million in your estate, your estate will not be subject to federal estate tax. However, because the Illinois estate tax exemption remains at $4 million, estate tax planning reamains important for many Illinois residents. Probate avoidance should also remain a concern that can be resolved with a proper estate plan.
In this article, our Cook County estate tax attorneys explain some of the strategies we use to minimize estate tax.