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Section Newsletter Articles From Seth A. Kaplan

Illinois land trusts: Five statutes that can compromise the anonymity of beneficiaries By Seth A. Kaplan Trusts and Estates, June 2007 In Illinois, land trusts have long been a device in which estate planning and real estate lawyers can assist clients in managing and controlling real estate while the title of the real estate is in the hands of a trustee.
In Terrorem Clauses—Bark but no bite By Seth A. Kaplan Trusts and Estates, December 2006 It is the duty of the courts to carry out the wishes of testators and settlors, and the duty of lawyers representing those testators and settlors to advise them as to the best chance of their directives being followed.

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