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  • Make Creating an Estate Plan Your New Year’s Resolution

    According to Investopedia in an interview with Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, $30 trillion in wealth is set to change hands between Baby Boomers and their heirs over the next few decades. Unfortunately, this topic is often seen as too depressing, and families wait until the last minuteRead More

  • Jennifer Guimond-Quigley Discusses Pet Custody on WGN Midday News

    Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, managing attorney at the Law Office of Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, was a guest on WGN Midday News on Jan. 3, discussing the new pet custody law in Illinois. View the segment here.Read More

  • How to Prepay Your Taxes Before Deductions are Capped

    Personal tax deductions will change drastically in 2018, although how much is still unclear. It appears that deductions for state and local income taxes, including non-business real estate taxes, will be capped at $10,000. However, there is still time for individuals to avoid this deductionRead More

  • New Illinois Pet Custody Law

    Divorcing couples will have new laws to contend with in the new year when it comes to their beloved fur baby. As of Jan. 1, 2018, the Illinois pet custody law will change the way companion animals are classified in a division of assets. PleaseRead More

  • Jennifer Guimond-Quiqley on “Consider This with Big Joe Clark”

    Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, managing attorney at the Law Office of Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, was a guest on “Consider This with Big Joe Clark” recently to discuss the pitfalls of do it yourself estate planning. Click here to listen to the full segment.Read More

  • Engagement Season: Who Gets the Ring When the Wedding Is Called Off?

    The holiday season is a popular time for marriage proposals, but unfortunately not all of these engagements end in a walk down the aisle. Broken engagements are terribly emotional, and in addition to the pain and heartache, the ex-couple must eventually face the age-old question:Read More

  • How to Help Your Child(ren) When Going Through a Divorce

    For children at any age, having their parents go through a divorce can be a very stressful, sad and disorienting experience. While this type of reaction is normal and expected, there are ways parents can help children cope during this tumultuous process. While divorce isRead More

  • Join the Law Office of Jennifer Guimond-Quigley!

    Our busy family law practice focusing on both family law and estate planning/administration seeks an Associate Attorney for immediate start in our Chicago office.  Some experience in family law and/or estate planning is preferred, but is not required.  Associate Attorney Job Description: Conduct client interviewsRead More

  • Home for the Holidays: Talk About Your Family’s Estate Plan

    Jennifer was featured in an article by “Investopedia” about how families should talk about their estate plan during the holidays. Click here to read the article.Read More

  • How to Adjust Your Estate Plan After Divorce

    The divorce process does not end when the papers are signed. Once both parties have legally gone their separate ways, important documentation will need to be changed to reflect the new relationship status. Start by updating your estate plan, as not doing so could resultRead More

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