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Are You The Next Aretha Franklin?

Posted: September 10, 2018

  If you have anywhere near the talent, tenacity and soul that she did, then we certainly hope so! Unfortunately, there quite likely is something else you have in common. In fact, it is something that she had in common with Prince, Heath Ledger, Martin Luther King, Jr., James Gandolfini, and Howard Hughes, among others.

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Who Will Administer Your Estate Plan?

Posted: January 2, 2018

Every person is unique, with a unique family situation and a unique set of concerns and desires.  Because you are unique, your estate plan must be unique.  Haskin Law’s attorneys craft all of your estate planning documents to fit you and only you.  We do not take a “one-size fits all” approach to document selection

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Key Considerations for Business Succession Planning

Posted: December 18, 2017

For most business owners, the largest, most important asset they own is their business.  It is where they devote the most time and expend the most energy.  It is what supports them and their families.  But it is also their creation-something they have built and nurtured over the years. If you are a business owner,

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What should I take to my first meeting with my new lawyer?

Posted: December 15, 2017

You should take what you think is important to your particular case and issues.  If custody or visitation is your issue, take your journal or calendar.  Details are important.  If support, alimony, daycare, extracurricular expenses are your issues, take your last 2 years’ income tax returns and a list of expenses that you’re trying to

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What is a paralegal?

Posted: December 15, 2017

Paralegals are an indispensable part of a law firm’s team.  Take, for example, the paralegals at Haskin Law.  Each has completed college-level paralegal programs and work with clients and our lawyers to protect your confidential information and solve your legal issues and problems.  Our paralegals are highly skilled, experienced in finding solutions and dedicated to

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Child Support: Recent Changes in Illinois

Posted: December 15, 2017

As of July 1, 2017, the calculation of child support in Illinois drastically changed.  The General Assembly enacted a new child support statute entitled “Income Shares.” Child support is no longer computed as a percentage of the payor’s net income. Child support is now determined on both parties incomes and the number of children.  Income

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