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Donna L Otis

Donna Otis’s Legal Guides

3 total

  • Transfer on Death Deed-another option for transfer of real estate at death in Illinois

    As of January 1, 2012, Illinois allows real estate to be transferred via a transfer of death deed. At your death, the real estate will transfer to the beneficiary named on the transfer of death deed. This guide summarizes the new law.

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  • What is Elder Abuse?

    Elder Abuse involves financial abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, physical abuse and neglect. Between 1 and 2 million people have suffered elder abuse by someone from whom they depended for care and protection. (National Research Council Panel)

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  • How to obtain a Guardianship of an Alleged Disabled Person in Illinois.

    When a physician who has examined an individual determines he or she is totally incapable of making financial or personal decisions and there is no existing valid power of attorney for health care or property, it may be necessary to obtain guardianship.

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