Naperville Estate Planning Attorney Talks About the Problem of Undue Influence

The period immediately following the death of a close loved one is nearly always challenging, even if the death was the result of a long illness or health problems dating back many years. In the midst of your grief, it can be very troubling to discover that the will your loved one created was recently […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the New Female-Focused Monopoly Game

As a business owner and a business law attorney, I recognize that it is extremely important for successful companies to continue to look for ways in which they can connect with potential customers. I also believe that business owners should have a strong awareness of the current social and economic conditions of the areas where […]

Naperville Estate Planning Lawyer Talks About the Risks of Do-It-Yourself Wills and Estate Plans

While the internet has been around in some form since the late 1960s, its expansion in the last three decades has literally changed the world. Today, almost every part of our lives is or can be connected to the internet, including our education systems and even our household appliances. In my practice as an attorney, […]

Walmart Announces New Gun Policies, Stock Prices Hit All-Time High

By now, unfortunately, you are probably familiar with the typical responses to each new report of a mass shooting. On one side, there is a vocal contingent of politicians, concerned parents, and others pushing for stricter gun control laws while on the other side, there is an equally vocal group that insists that new laws […]

Naperville Business Attorney Talks About Developing an Effective Employee Handbook

If you own a company that employs just one or two people, there is a good chance that you are very familiar with your employees. With that familiarity comes the trust that they will usually act in the best interests of your business. As time goes by and your company expands, however, you will probably […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Succession and Planning for Small Business Owners

In my practice as a business law attorney, I have helped many clients realize their dreams of owning their own businesses—a large number of which are small businesses with just a few employees. While I certainly take a great deal of pride in assisting small business owners, I am troubled by what I see as […]

Naperville Lawyer Discusses Divorce and Estate Planning

As an experienced estate planning attorney, I frequently remind clients of the many advantages to creating an estate plan. Although a shocking number of Americans do not have estate plans in place, drafting a will, trust, or or other estate planning document can greatly benefit you as well as your loved ones your loved ones. […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Dispute of Taco Tuesday Trademark

I realize that it seems like I have been discussing quite a few trademark disputes over the last few months, and to be fair, I have done just that. First, it was the Tom Brady filing, then I mentioned trademarks when talking about choosing a good name for your business, and finally, I covered the […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Netflix

Depending upon the industry in which your company operates, you might need to be very careful to avoid violating existing trademarks and copyright protections. If you own a printing or publishing business, for example, you cannot sell or distribute any works without having the proper licensing rights in advance. In my practice as a business […]

Naperville Estate Planning Lawyer Discusses Reasons You Might Wish to Avoid Probate

In my numerous years as an estate planning attorney, I have helped many people achieve their personal and financial goals through a personalized estate plan. Whether it is drafting a will, trust, guardianship, or other estate planning document, having a comprehensive estate plan puts you in control of personal decisions instead of leaving these important […]