Buckley Fine proudly announces that Super Lawyers has recognized five firm attorneys in its 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
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.
The holidays are an opportune time to ensure that your wishes are properly reflected and your family is prepared to act when needed, so this holiday season consider giving your family and friends the gift of peace of mind with these key estate planning documents.
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 [...]
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.
Buckley Fine was a recent sponsor of the annual Folds of Honor Chicago Patriot Golf Day. We were delighted to support this event benefiting the families of injured or fallen members of the military.
Buckley Fine proudly announces Managing Partner Linda Fine's selection as a Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 Most Notable Women in Law honoree.
After a loved one passes, it can be difficult to settle their final affairs, especially if they did not have an estate plan in place. Without a Will or Trust, the state’s default estate plan will apply and likely have to be administered through a court probate. While every estate is different, the administration can be broken down into several key steps.
As inflation rises to its highest level since 1981 and interest rates continue to increase, now is a good time to reconsider certain gift strategies that work well in this economic environment.
As we currently face a bear market, ensure your retirement assets are properly positioned as the markets evolve. Learn how to accommodate required minimum distributions and other hurdles while protecting your savings.