Shawn M. Scott is licensed to practice law in both Indiana and Illinois. After graduating from Hanover College in 2000 with a B.S. in Political Science, Shawn attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, where she earned a J.D. and ...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate, Business
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"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.