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McHenry County Real Estate Tax Bill

McHenry County Real Estate Tax Bill Date: 05/13/2022 Author: Prime Law Group The McHenry County real estate tax bills for the 2021 are out.  Your property tax bill is based on assessed value of your property, any exemptions for which you qualify, and a property tax rate. Factors such as your property’s size, construction type, age, and location can affect

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What Is a Durable Power of Attorney?

What is a Durable Power of Attorney? Date: 05/12/22 Author: Prime Law Group About half of adults have a power of attorney, with 73% of seniors over 72 having one. However, younger adults often fail to have estate planning documents like this. Only 41% of millennials have a power of attorney in place. Many people feel estate planning documents are

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How Do I Get Custody of My Child? Your Essential Custody Guide

How Do I Get Custody of My Child? Your Essential Custody Guide Date: 05/11/2022 Author: Prime Law Group The nuclear family is melting down. 70% of children under 18 in 2020 lived with two parents. That sounds like a big number, but it’s a drop of 15 percentage points since 1968. More and more couples with kids are getting divorced.

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What is the Divorce Process in Illinois?

What is the Divorce Process in Illinois? Date: 05/03/2022 Author: Prime Law Group Every year, more than 24,000 couples in Illinois get divorced. If you are considering ending your marriage, you are in good company! However, getting divorced involves more than just signing a piece of paper and finding somewhere new to live. This legal process requires a lot of

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What Is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?​

What Is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust? Date: 05/04/2022 Author: Prime Law Group Did you know that more than 50% of Americans do not have a will or trust? There may be many reasons for this, such as some of us do not want to think about death, so we put off planning for it.  For others,

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How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer: Everything You Need to Know

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer: Everything You Need to Know Date: 05/03/2022 Author: Prime Law Group 175,000 of us in the United States experienced something that can wreak havoc on your mental life, as well as your finances: Unintentional injuries. If you find yourself in a new job while also seeing the fruits of the labor you reaped

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What Time Is Curfew in Illinois? Your Guide to State and Local Laws

What Time Is Curfew in Illinois? Your Guide to State and Local Laws Date: 04/27/2022 Author: Prime Law Group Illinois is the state for kids! Nearly 12.7 million people live in Illinois, and 22.2% are under the age of 18.  The state government takes many steps to keep minors safe and learn the law. One step they take is imposing a mandatory

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When Should You Update Your Estate Plan?

Date: 04/22/22 Author: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich McHenry County Estate Planning Lawyers Winnebago County Estate Planning Lawyers When Should You Update Your Estate Plan? There are numerous reasons why someone would and should update their estate plans. Many may ask themselves, “when should I update my estate plan?” Though there are many reasons to update your estate plan, below are listed

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Common Causes for Summer Auto Accidents

https://youtu.be/q7lrNg_sGE8 Date: 04/19/22 Author: Attorney Nicole O’Connor Common Causes for Summer Auto Accidents Believe it or not, studies show that the risk for auto accidents increases during the summer months. For some Illinois residents, this may come as a shock. Individuals who call Illinois home are fully aware of the hazardous driving conditions that present themselves in the winter months. Though

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5 Things to Do Before Selling Your Home

Date: 04/14/22 Author: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich McHenry County Real Estate Lawyers Winnebago County Real Estate Lawyers 5 Things to Do Before Selling Your Home 1. Tidy Up, Outside Like with most things in life, first impressions are key. Specifically, this is true in relation to homes that individuals wish to sell. Therefore, it is important for you to make

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