A lawyer who can assist with your will or trust


Why hire an attorney to create my will or trust?

Do you want to make sure that your loved ones are protected if you pass on, are incapacitated, or are left unable to communicate? Creating a will or trust will allow you to establish your wishes well ahead of the unforeseen occurring. Get more details on the different types of wills and trusts that attorney Michael LaCava can assist you with below. Once you’re ready to get started on your will or trust, get in touch with Michael by calling (630) 444-7504 or ask questions through our contact form.

What’s the difference between a will and a trust?

The biggest difference between a will and a trust is that a will goes into effect when you pass away. A trust can begin as soon as it’s created. A will provides specific directions as to who will receive what in the event of your passing and establishes a legal representative who will carry out your wishes. A trust is a legal arrangement in which an individual or institution holds the legal title to property for a beneficiary. A will also has to pass through probate, while a trust does not.

Are there different types of wills?

Yes. There are several types of wills that you can choose to create, depending on your situation. Differences between the types of wills you can create with LaCava Law Firm in Geneva, IL include:


  • Simple Will
  • Statutory Will
  • Testamentary Will
  • Pour-Over Will
  • Video Will
  • Joint Will
  • Deathbed Will

Are there different types of trusts?

Yes. Depending on your situation, assets, and requirements, there are several unique trusts that can be created to ensure that your family and loved ones will The available types of trusts are as follows:

  • Special Needs Trust
  • Asset Protection Trust
  • Charitable Trust
  • Simple Trust

What is a living will?

A living will is a document that allows you to state your wishes in the event that you’re incapacitated or unable to communicate. If you want to ensure that a physician follows your wishes, and only your wishes, a living will enables you to keep control over your care, even if you can’t inform your caregiver directly.

Contact LaCava Law Firm in Geneva, IL by phone at (630) 444-7504 to work with an attorney to establish a living will today!

How can I contact a lawyer to create a will, trust, or living will?

If you’re ready create a will or trust, contact Michael LaCava by calling (630) 444-7504 or use the inquiry form to plan your estate. Please keep in mind that contacting Michael does not mean that you have entered into a client / attorney relationship.

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