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In this article, our Naperville trust attorneys discuss using a
trust to ensure that your estate avoids probate when you pass.
Probate can be
avoided by executing a revocable living trust and transferring your real estate
and savings accounts into it during your lifetime. Other steps to avoid probate
In Illinois, if you own $100,000 of non-real estate assets and
real estate outside of a trust, probate is mandatory. Probate court can end up
costing you 5% to 10% of the estate in attorneys fees and court costs. Not only
is it costly, but it is time-consuming. Probate cases can take up to a year or
more to complete before distributing your inheritance.
Using a revocable living trust will allow easy passage of assets
to your loved ones when you pass. This document is made to avoid the stressful,
lengthy, and costly process of probate.
Our Naperville trust attorneys use the following article to explain how revocable living trusts can help you and your loved ones avoid probate after your passing. We hope that this article not only teaches you the basics of a revocable living trust, but helps you understand why it's in you and your loved one's best interest, financially and logistically, to pursue this type of trust.