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power of attorney

Designating powers of attorney for health care and finances are vital now more than ever

By Ann M. Fischer It is more important than ever to have powers of attorney (POA) in place for your finances and for your health care. There are many cases where people find themselves suffering financial consequences because they did not prepare a POA before an event occurred that rendered them incapable of handling their

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us immigration 2021

Those denied U.S. entry may now be able to come after immigration ban revoked

By Ann Fischer Families with loved ones or companies seeking workers from overseas now could have new opportunities to enter the United States. On Jan. 20, a new Presidential Executive Order was entered by the Biden Administration that revokes Executive Orders and Proclamations from the previous administration and allows the entry of more foreign nationals

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New Illinois Spousal Maintenance Law

How the New Illinois Spousal Maintenance Law Will Affect Divorcing Couples

Couples who are planning to divorce, as well as those who are currently in divorce proceedings, should be aware of a change in the Illinois Spousal Maintenance Law, section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). Specifically, the change in law affects the formula used by the court to calculate spousal maintenance as well as the tax consequences of paying maintenance and receiving maintenance.

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How to Keep Business in Divorce

When the Partners Separate: How to Keep the Business in the Divorce

WHEN PARTNERS SEPARATE: HOW TO KEEP THE BUSINESS IN THE DIVORCE by: Ann Fischer When people get married, typically they do not anticipate getting divorced or wonder how they could keep the business if they ever got divorced. Accordingly, couples typically do not plan for it. When a couple dissolves their marriage, they enter a

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presidential_immigration

PRESIDENTIAL IMMIGRATION ISSUES AND THE CANDIDATES: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

PRESIDENTIAL IMMIGRATION ISSUES AND THE CANDIDATES: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS By Ann Fischer As this presidential election heats up, we hear more and more about how the Republican and Democratic nominees will handle presidential immigration issues under their new administration. Each one brings up serious questions for consideration. Trump, the Republican candidate, has four main

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