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Is Joint Tenancy Better than Having a Will or Trust?

As Estate attorneys, we have been asked this question many times. You may have heard of joint tenancy with respect to property ownership, but joint tenancy can be used in other ways. What exactly is joint tenancy? It is defined as the holding of an estate or property jointly by two or more parties, the Read More

Could Bankruptcy be the Right Option for You?

The holiday season is a time to reflect and reset our goals for the upcoming year. For many people, those goals involve getting finances straight in the new year. Making ends meet can be difficult enough, but that can be compounded for those who struggle under an extremely heavy debt load. Eliminating that financial burden Read More

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Thanking First Responders of the 9/11 Attacks

On Monday it will be 16 years since the 9/11 attacks that changed our nation forever. As our parents or grandparents remember the bombing of Pearl Harbor, we remember where we were when we heard the news of planes crashing into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a Pennsylvania field that fateful morning Read More

What is a Family Business Plan?

Most people have heard of Pre-nuptial Agreements (before getting married) and Post-Nuptial Agreements (after getting divorced), but very few people are familiar with the concept of a Nuptial Agreements (during the marriage). The pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements are almost exclusively created to provide for the distribution of marital property and the custody of the children Read More

What does the New Child Support Law Mean for You?

Beginning July 1, 2017, a new child support law went into effect in Illinois. Now all divorcing parents of minor children will be held accountable for child-rearing costs, not just the parent earning the greater income or the parent with whom the child or children do not physically reside.   What does this new child Read More

Naperville Township Clerk Awarded 2017 Award of Excellence in Township Government

Barry Greenberg, Naperville Township Clerk and local attorney, has been awarded the 2017 Award of Excellence in Township Government by the Illinois State Crime Commission. Mr. Greenberg will be given the award at the Commission’s annual “Salute to Those Who Make a Difference” event on June 21, 2017.   “Your impressive work in township government, Read More

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5 Reasons Why You Should Have an Estate Plan

The unthinkable happens: A serious car accident involving fatalities. One of them is you. Your family is grieving, but they are alive and need to survive as best they are able.  When your spouse, parents, or siblings later begin reviewing your paperwork, they look for your Estate Plan. But you never created one. They may Read More

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Should You Have an Attorney Write Your Will?

These days, there is an app for everything. People feel that they should be able to do everything from their smartphone. Want to track what you eat? There’s an app for that. Map your run? There’s an app. Find a restaurant. There’s an app. Write your will? Yes, there’s even an app for that! Even Read More

3 Common Bankruptcy Questions and Answers

Filing for bankruptcy is not something a person wants to do and it can be a hard decision to make. It generally comes down to needing to do it for one reason or another. At The Greenberg Law Firm, we have helped many people through this process so they can move on with their lives. Read More