Legal Blog of Thaddeus M. Bond, Jr. Associates

Serving Waukegan, Libertyville, Lake County, Gurnee & nearby areas of Illinois

May 30, 2018

Illinois law requires that the original will of a deceased person be filed  within 30 days of the date of death with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the decedent resided at the time of their passing.  Although legal proceedings exist to use a copy of a will in lieu of the original, failure to have the original will be costly and will negate one of the primary reasons for having a comprehensive estate plan, avoiding probate court.

May 10, 2018
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April 26, 2018

We realize that getting divorced can be an emotional, time consuming and expensive promises.  For some couples, a joint simplified dissolution of marriage may make the process easier.  To qualify, you must meet all of the following criteria:

April 19, 2018

The prospect of a divorce can obviously be intimidating. Many people worry about money and will attempt to navigate the process themselves without the aid of an attorney.

The reality, however, is that when it comes to divorce, matters are complicated. You need skilled legal representation to help you deal with the difficulties inherent in divorce proceedings and to make sure your best interests are protected.

April 13, 2018

The sale of real estate may be the largest, most important financial transaction of your life. In order to ensure the smooth and proper handling of such a transaction, you should hire a Lake County real estate attorney to assist you.

April 04, 2018

Family law is complicated and the inter-personal dynamics involve call for a lawyer with a specialized skill set. At The Law Offices of Thaddeus M. Bond Jr. & Associates, our family law attorneys have these skill sets. We’re confident that the consideration of a few key factors will lead you to our offices and attorneys.


The first and most important feature to look for when considering family law attorneys in Illinois is experience.  Our two attorneys have over 50 years combined experience practicing in the Lake County, Illinois court system

March 26, 2018

Today’s vlog discusses the best ways for a landlord to deal with a tenant who is evading service.

March 20, 2018

If you are buying or selling real estate in northeast Illinois or southeast Wisconsin, you need an attorney to assist you in the process.  Many people are curious as to the right time to contact our law firm.

March 03, 2018

We realize that there are many online services available which offer to help you create your own will.  While it may be tempting to use them as many of these services are inexpensive, having an improper estate plan can be worse than having no estate plan at all.  Some common problems with these do it yourself services: