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  • Estate Planning for Young People

Estate Planning for Young Adults

From graduating college to starting a family and everything in between, your 20s and 30s can be an exciting yet uncertain time. Having an estate plan in place is one way young adults can gain control of their future no matter what life throws their way.

May 23rd, 2023|
  • Paid Leave Act

New Paid Leave for Illinois Workers

A new law recently signed by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker guarantees paid time off for employees. Commencing January of 2024, workers can start earning paid time off that can be used for any reason without providing documentation to their employer. Find out what employers need to know about updating policies and preparing for this change.

March 29th, 2023|
  • Will non-compete's be banned?

FTC Non-Compete

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) declared that non-compete clauses - a section of an employment contract that prevents the employee from working for a competitor or launching a competing business for a certain time after the employee resigns or is terminated - stymie competition, hinder job switching, restrict wages and stifle innovation. As a result, the FTC found that non-compete clauses violate Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act.

March 1st, 2023|
  • 2023 Goals

New Year’s Considerations for Small Business Owners

The start of a New Year is an ideal time for small business owners to assess their company and ensure it is set up for success in the year ahead. Savvy business owners seize this time of year to make sure legal and financial affairs are in order. Here, we pose six questions to get you thinking about protecting your business and planning for the future.

December 16th, 2022|
  • Buckley Fine Team

Buckley Fine Receives “Best Law Firms” Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year

Buckley Fine was recently awarded the prestigious “Best Law Firms” designation for 2023 from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for Trusts & Estates - Chicago. We are honored to be recognized again and credit this achievement to our dedicated attorneys and staff. The Buckley Fine team works together to provide sophisticated solutions to individuals, families and closely held businesses. Building on decades of experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, business representation, commercial real estate, asset protection, litigation, and employment law, our attorneys comprehensively guide clients throughout their lives.

November 30th, 2022|
  • Tax Changes

Estate & Gift Tax Planning Strategies

With the new year just months away, now may be a great time to consider some year end tax planning. If you have a large estate, gifting during your lifetime can be a wise strategy to help reduce estate taxes.

October 6th, 2022|
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