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How our estate planning process works

1

Initial Discovery Call

We walk you through the estate planning basics and explain and discuss those options in more detail with you during our initial discovery phone call. If you are ready to schedule this now, please click the Schedule A Call link below.
2

The Questionnaire

Once you decide to move forward, we educate ourselves about your needs based on a questionnaire that we provide to you. CLICK HERE to download.
3

The Simple Estate Planning Strategy Session

Once we review the forms you provide to us, we schedule a follow-up Simple Estate Planning Strategy Session to explain and discuss the best options available to you, so you can decide how to proceed.
4

Drafting

Once you decide on how you want to proceed, we draft your estate plan based on your wishes and present the drafts to you for review.
5

The Signing

Once you review and finalize the estate planning documents, you then sign the finalized estate planning documents and breathe a sigh of relief knowing that you have taken a major step in simplifying your end-of-life needs and goals.

Michael LaCava

Attorney  //  LaCava Law Firm, LLC

Born in Illinois and raised in Florida, Real Estate and Estate Planning Attorney Michael LaCava graduated from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in 2013. During school and thereafter, Michael gained valuable experience in the areas of Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Family Law, Real Estate Law, and Labor and Employment.

In 2015, Michael resettled in Illinois with his family, and shortly thereafter founded LaCava Law Firm, LLC, and began serving the Fox Valley area and surrounding Chicagoland. In a short time, Michael earned an excellent reputation for his thoroughness, knowledge, accessibility, and professionalism.

Different in many ways from a typical attorney, Michael prides himself on his responsiveness, attention to detail, and the close relationships that he shares with his clients and other referring professionals. Specializing in estate planning and real estate transactions, Michael has successfully helped over a thousand clients with their needs.

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All about Wayne

Wayne is a village in DuPage and Kane counties, Illinois, United States. The eastern portion, in DuPage County, is in Wayne Township, while the western portion, in Kane County, is in St. Charles Township. The population was 2,431 at the 2010 census.[3] and 2,425 as a 2018 population estimate.[4]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Wayne was a prominent center of horse breeding and farming research. The community was known for breeding French Percheron horses, a draught horse similar to a Clydesdale. Wayne was founded in the 1800s at the same time as the similarly named Wayne Center. Wayne Center was located on Army Trail Road at Dupage River crossing and no longer exists.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne,_Illinois

History of Wayne

Wayne was originally named Wayne Station and was named after Anthony Wayne.[5] Wayne was incorporated in 1958. Previously, the community was administered as a private association called the “Wayne Community Association” with voluntary contributions funding village services including police.

Since World War II, Wayne has grown steadily, adding subdivisions near Illinois Route 59, off Munger Road, near Smith Road, near Dunham Castle at Army Trail Road, along Powis Road, and filling in throughout the Village. For work, residents are primarily commuters to Chicago via railroad stations in Geneva, Bartlett, or West Chicago or drive to Chicago or other suburbs particularly in Kane, DuPage, Lake, Cook, or McHenry County.

In October, 2007, the historic Chicago and Northwestern railway station was relocated from Dunham Castle to the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad (now Union Pacific) tracks at Army Trail Road. The station was originally at that location, but moved to Dunham Castle during the 1940s or 1950s; the old station was converted to a horse stable. Through grants and contributions from Dunham Castle’s owners, the station was moved back to its original location and is currently being restored. This building is locally called “The Depot”. Additional railroad buildings were relocated to private property in the Village including one station building about ½ mile west of Munger Road on Army Trail Road.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne,_Illinois

Demographics of Wayne

As of the census[20] of 2000, there were 2,137 people, 726 households, and 630 families residing in the village. The population density was 367.4 people per square mile (141.8/km2). There were 746 housing units at an average density of 128.3 per square mile (49.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.81% White, 0.37% African American, 0.05% Native American, 2.81% Asian, 0.75% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population.

There were 726 households, out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.8% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 10.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median 2011-2015 income estimate for a household in the village was $137,308 and the median income for a family was $166,875.[21]

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne,_Illinois

Education in Wayne

The village is served by St. Charles District 303 in its south and west portions and by Elgin Area School District U-46 in its central, north, and east portions. U-46 serves an area of some 90 square miles (230 km2) in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. Almost 40,000 children of school age are in its area. U-46 is second largest school district in Illinois. Wayne has its own elementary school, Wayne Elementary, part of U-46, serving 600 children in grades K-6 from Wayne and surrounding communities.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne,_Illinois

Geography of Wayne

Wayne is located at 41°56′58″N 88°15′31″W (41.9493585, -88.2586396).[17]

According to the 2010 census, Wayne has a total area of 5.868 square miles (15.20 km2), of which 5.78 square miles (14.97 km2) (or 98.5%) is land and 0.088 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 1.5%) is water.[18] Wayne is dotted by small streams, wetlands, and small ponds.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne,_Illinois