Author - Jeffrey Salas

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Jeff is one of the founding partners of Salas Wang LLC and he concentrates in the areas of securities arbitration, litigation and estate planning.  He has represented clients in a variety of securities, financial fraud, corporate governance, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract actions in state and federal courts around the county.  Prior to founding Salas Wang LLC, Jeff was involved in some of the most important cases in corporate governance law, recovering millions from defendants. Jeff graduated from Carthage College (B.A. Economics) and from DePaul University College of Law (J.D. 2006). At DePaul, Jeff was a member of the Moot Court Society.

Where’s There’s A Will, There’s a Way Estate Planning: An Overview

As a fairly new parent, I often find myself around other new parents—at the park, doctor’s office, parties, restaurants etc.  While the conversation usually starts with “How old is your little one?” once they find out that I’m a lawyer, the conversation turns to this: “I think we need a will.”

Why? Without getting into specifics, I generally tell them, yes, you need some sort of estate plan to ensure that your children are taken care of in case the unthinkable happens.  Sometimes it is...

Posted on December 22, 2014 at 8:00 AM by Jeffrey Salas