Closing Your Business in Chicago? What You Should Know

June 26, 2020

Are you looking to close your business in Chicago? Well, this is not so easy a decision; however, by this point, you already have good reasons, be it retirement, starting a new business venture, financial problems, or only moving to another state. But the real question is, do you wake up and close the business,… Read more »

Filing A Power Of Attorney For Property Reasons In Illinois

June 19, 2020

An attorney who specializes in estate plan law is the legal expert you need to guide you and your family through the estate planning process. You want to ease the burden that your family could face in the future. Without legal counsel, you will be doing so without a full and clear understanding of family… Read more »

How a Trust Works

June 12, 2020

A trust is an estate planning tool that can be used to protect assets and control distribution. Trusts can be beneficial in a variety of situations and assets that are held in a trust are not subject to probate upon a person’s death. To learn more about trusts and how a trust can benefit your… Read more »

Being Prepared for a Pandemic: Why You Need to Have Your Will Ready

June 05, 2020

The pandemic has shown to millions of people how fragile that daily life can be. People no longer take their health and safety for granted. They also realize now that they need to lay safeguards to protect their families. One of the best ways to protect your family is by making up a will that… Read more »

Should I Make My Will Online?

May 29, 2020

There are several websites that offer to make you a will quickly and at a low cost. Making a will online can be tempting, but before making the decision to use these services rather than hire a lawyer, there are a few things to consider. 1. Lack of Guidance When you complete an online will,… Read more »

Business Financing Do’s And Don’ts

April 17, 2020

Whether you are in need of financing to begin your business or are looking for additional money to expand an already-existing company, knowing the best ways to approach this task will be crucial to having a successful outcome. However, even if you consider yourself to be a financial expert, there are likely many situations you… Read more »

Venture Capital Disputes: What to Expect From a Case

April 10, 2020

Anthony J. Madonia & Associates are quality business lawyers in Chicago IL who want to serve you. During a venture capital dispute, there is a lot of frustration about who gets what money. James Chen for Investopedia emphasizes how wealthy people are often involved in the financing details. This can cause major trouble if the… Read more »

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Loans

March 30, 2020

Included in the recent legislation for economic relief due to COVID-19 is an expansion of the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Loan Program. The SBA’s Disaster Assistance Loans are low interest loans designed to help small businesses keep up and get up and running again.  Federal disaster assistance as a result of COVID-19 is requested by… Read more »

Executive Order Re Virtual Witnesses

March 30, 2020

On March 26, 2020, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-14, allowing notaries and witnesses to carry out their duties through video-conference, in response to COVID-19. Typically, witnesses and notaries have to be physically present during a signing. The Executive Order is taking away the requirement of physical presence. During this time of limited physical contact,… Read more »

Covid-19 Update

March 26, 2020

We hope that you and your family are safe and healthy as we all embrace the changes that COVID-19 has brought. As of today, our office is closed, there are no staff members there. This is in keeping with Governor Pritzker’s “shelter in place” order that was made last Friday. We want to keep our staff safe,… Read more »

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