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Articles From Robert S. Held

Refuse the Bequest or Lose the Will Contest: The Unforgiving Doctrine of Election

By Robert S. Held
July
2010
Article
Page 374
Beneficiaries who accept even a small bequest can be estopped from later challenging the will - and the principle applies to trusts, too.

IRAs and Bankruptcy in Illinois

By Robert S. Held
August
2005
Article
Page 414
Creditors are unlikely to reach an Illinois resident's IRA account - find out why.

A Trust Counsel’s Duty to Beneficiaries

By Robert S. Held
December
2004
Article
Page 636
Although the law is unsettled, attorneys for trusts may owe a fiduciary duty to trust beneficiaries.

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