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William S. Wilson
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Patricia Gruber
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Plainfield, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(815) 436-1996 8380 Old Ridge Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Paul V Martin
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Ottawa, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(815) 434-2000 511 E. Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Elder, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Paul is an experienced civil litigation attorney. With a strong background in the insurance defense field for 30+ years, he is a knowledgeable and experienced trial and defense attorney. As well as being a litigator in trial courts, Paul has also argued cases before the Third District Appellate Court and the Supreme Court of Illinois.
He is currently a member of the LaSalle County, Illinois State Bar Assocation and the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel. Paul served on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility from 2006 to 2015; and served as a special assistant Attorney General from...
Carol A Nolan
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Lisle, IL Elder Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 668-6600 1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 224
Lisle, IL 60532
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Since 1996, Illinois elder law attorney Carol A. Nolan, has been providing valuable legal advice for seniors and their families. As a skilled Wheaton estate attorney, Ms. Nolan is devoted to the rights and legal options of elderly and disabled people in DuPage County and Chicago's western suburbs. Her Lisle law office handles a wide range of financial, health care, and estate planning matters, including Medicaid applications and planning, disability planning, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), guardianships, wills, trusts, and probate administration.

Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration,...
William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Elder Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law and The University of Texas School of Law
Over 30 years ago, Bill Wilson began his legal career along side his dad, James T. Wilson and practiced with him until his passing in 2008. Bill carries on the legacy of compassionate, expert legal counsel concentrating in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession, Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning for Families that have Children with Disabilities.

Bill feels a “profound obligation to provide counsel that ensures the safety of the hard earned assets of families.”

He extends that obligation outside of his practice too. Currently, he serves as President of Aging Care Connections Board, a not-for-profit agency in La...
Maureen Sullivan Taylor
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northern Illinois University
Admitted to practice law in 1982, Maureen Sullivan Taylor graduated with a J.D. from Northern Illinois University Law School. In addition to interning at the United States' Attorneys' Office, Maureen was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Matrimonial Law and also served on the Law Review. Founder of the firm, Maureen is a trained and experienced mediator, and is both a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. Maureen is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and the Northern District of Illinois Federal Court and...
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 756-1160 1776 Legacy Circle
Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60563
Elder, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Illinois Institute of Technology
Denice A. Gierach is a business lawyer with almost 30 years of experience representing business owners in the formation, franchising, and dissolution of businesses; representing employers in matters of employment and age discrimination in the workplace; and aiding individuals in matters of advanced estate planning, charitable giving, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security. As a Certified Public Accountant with a Master's degree in Management, Ms. Gierach also practices in the areas of Income Taxation, Federal Estate Taxation, and varied Real Estate Law, including commercial real estate. Ms. Gierach began her career in accounting working...
Michael Otte
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Hickory Hills , IL Elder Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(773) 631-7100 7667 W. 95th St.
Suite 203
Hickory Hills , IL 60457
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael A. Otte concentrates his practice on estate planning, trust administration, and contested and litigated estates and trusts. Additionally, Michael's particular area of focus is in elder law matters, including Medicaid planning, Medicaid appeals, guardianship, contested guardianships, nursing home contract review, general elder law matters requiring litigation or other court involvement, and other issues affecting the legal needs of older people. Michael has given dozens of both public and private seminars on his areas of experience in order to educate the public and fellow attorneys on important estate planning and elder law concepts. Michael is a member of the Chicago...
Ms. Juli Ann Gumina
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl Road
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Elder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Admitted to practice law in 1995, Juli A. Gumina graduated with a J.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology-Kent College of Law, where she was on the Dean's List and a member of the Bar & Gavel Society. Juli received her B.A. from Loyola University in Chicago, where she graduate cum laude and was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society. Juli honed her litigation skills for several years as a public defender in DuPage County, prior to joining the firm to focus on family law. Juli is a trained and experienced mediator, and is frequently appointed...
Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Elder Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Valparaiso University School of Law
I work with senior citizens, their families, and small business owners to get their affairs organized, safeguard their estates, and prepare succession plans. In matters of probate or trust administration, I work with personal representatives to properly manage the administration of the estate and advise them of their legal duties along the way. My experience in these practice areas has been exclusive since I have been private practice. In 2010, I expanded my practice territory to include Lake County, Indiana by obtaining an Indiana law license.
Mr. Kurt August Carlson
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Wheaton, IL Elder Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(630) 665-2500 124C S. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul University
I feel that my expertise in each of these areas compliment the other. For example, complex divorces often involve real estate or business holdings, with the accompanying valuation and ownership issues. Sometimes, a trust for the benefit of children is appropriate. In doing estate planning, there is often the need to plan appropriately for the second marriage situation. Real estate clients also often need to appropriately plan their estates, and to take title to their home in a manner that is consistent with their ultimate estate desires. I was admitted to practice in the courts...
T. Phillip Boggess
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Elder Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 429-9650 Two Mid America Plaza
Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationElder, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Drake University
Attorney who helps bring peace and comfort to his clients by providing the individuals and businesses with solutions to help protect their interests and pursue their dreams and aspirations.
Cynthia Hutchins
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Lisle, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(630) 510-0600 1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 224
Lisle, IL 60532
Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Northwestern University
At the Wheaton, Illinois Law Firm of Cynthia Hayes Hutchins, we have spent the last 10 years helping people throughout DuPage County and beyond plan not just for their own future, but for what happens afterward. Contact us today, we can help if you or a loved one has any estate planning or elder law needs. You can feel welcome with our firm. We will listen to your needs and will carefully study the options to meet those needs. We will also treat you the way we would expect to be treated: with the respect you deserve. At the Law Office of...
James Gregory Lascola
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Orland Park, IL Elder Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(312) 554-5585 9447 West 144th Place
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationElder, Business, DUI and Health Care
DePaul University
Offices in Chicago and Orland Park serving public, closely held for profit and not-for-profit entities, entrepreneurs and professionals in the health care, education, sports, construction and entertainment industries and their families with legacy preservation, estate planning, real estate, health care, business, trust administration, complex civil litigation, serious injury, adoption, agency, elder law, guardianship, professional responsibility and white collar criminal matters.
Anthony John Pankau Jr
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Itasca, IL Elder Law Attorney
(630) 875-0500 105 E. Irving Pk Rd
Itasca, IL 60143
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
John Pankau graduated from Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana, and Chicago Kent College of Law with High Honors. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and owns The Law Office of John Pankau, P.C. in Itasca, Illinois. Prior to and while attending law school, John and his wife Carole owned and operated a family business in Bloomingdale. John is an active member of his community, presenting educational seminars at local libraries and banks. Today, his practice concentrates in the areas of real estate, estate planning and administration, probate, and local government law.
Alyx Durachta
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LaGrange, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th
St #110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Michael V. LoCicero
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Oak Brook, IL Elder Law Attorney with 37 years experience
1200 Harger Road
Suite 706
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Michael V. LoCicero has practiced law in DuPage County for over three decades. Michael's dedication to the community includes volunteering in local education, sports, and government programs. As a seasoned attorney, he believes in personal service at a reasonable price and dedication to cases from start to finish. Michael values open communication with his clients by keeping them fully informed about case matters, providing advice, and ultimately helping clients make the best, fully-informed decisions possible. Michael's problem solving and cost-effective approach allows him to reach client goals as quickly as possible at a reasonable rate.
Thomas J. Hansen
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Park Ridge, IL Elder Law Attorney
(847) 292-9930 422 North Northwest Highway, B-5
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Thomas Hansen was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and Park Ridge, Illinois. Thomas lives in Park Ridge, with his wife and three children. Thomas received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University, a Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the University of Illinois, a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University, a Juris Doctor with Distinction from John Marshal Law School. Thomas is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society of Certified Public...
Kelly Karczmar
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Crete, IL Elder Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(708) 927-1234 575 W. Exchange St.
Suite 102
Crete, IL 60417
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Kelly Karczmar graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in 1994. She graduated from the John Marshall Law School in 2005, where she served in the Fair Housing Legal Clinic. Ms. Karczmar served for six years as a Human Resources Director in a Fortune 100 company. She was responsible for union negotiations, employee relations and legal compliance. Ms. Karczmar is an attorney admitted to practice in the state bar of Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has practiced law since 2005. She is a member of...
Mr. Mark L. Kezy
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Orland Park, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(708) 518-8200 15255 South 94th Avenue
Suite 500
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Family and Probate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Kezy is a compassionate attorney who understands the emotions involved in divorce and family law matters. Mark L. Kezy, who is no stranger to the courtroom focuses on providing straight forward, common senses solutions as an alternative to expensive, protracted litigation, while promising aggressive, uncompromising representation in Court when compromise is no longer an option.
Mildred Palmer
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Rolling Meadows, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
University of Florida
Mildred ("Millie") V. Palmer graduated Cum Laude from University of Flordia's College of Law in 1990 with a concentration in taxation and estate planning. After graduation she went to work for Ernst and Young as a tax attorney in the Special Services Group while taking LLM classes at Chicago Kent. In 1992 she moved from Ernst and Young to Gardner Carton and Douglas where she practiced tax law. As a tax attorney attached to a large firm, Millie saw a wide variety of work in the area of taxation, charitable giving, corporate work and estate planning. During this time, she...
Vincent Machroli
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Hillside, IL Elder Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(708) 449-7400 4415 W Harrison St
Suite 213
Hillside, IL 60162
Free ConsultationElder, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Nick Kulagin
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(630) 480-6399 400 S. Knoll St.
Ste. B
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Elder Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Elder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Notre Dame
Nick Kulagin is a dedicated family law and estate planning attorney who has represented residents of DuPage County and Kane County for 15 years. Based in Wheaton, Mr. Kulagin works diligently to protect his clients’ families, homes, and businesses. He believes that successful advocacy begins with investigating each person’s particular needs. With a strong reputation in the legal community, he is committed to helping his clients understand their legal rights and options so that they can make fully informed decisions.

Mr. Kulagin attended De Paul University for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a Political Science degree. He went on to earn...
Judy A. Goldstein
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Mokena, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(708) 479-0800 19235 Wolf Rd
Mokena, IL 60448
Elder, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Lisa M Knauf
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Addison, IL Elder Law Attorney
(630) 474-5401 221 E Lake Street
Suite 208
Addison, IL 60101
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Lisa Knauf is an attorney that combines her legal expertise with real world experience. She had a successful sales career before going back to school to attend Northern Illinois Univ. College of Law for her law degree, She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is the owner of Knauf Law Office PC in Addison Illinois.The Knauf Law practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, including wills, living trusts, and powers of attorney, probate administration, real estate and elder law.

Lisa is an active member of her community, currently serving as Vice President of the Board of Trustees of...
Carol A. Nolan
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Wheaton, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(630) 668-6600 620 W Roosevelt Rd
Suite C1
Wheaton, IL 60187
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northern Illinois University
Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships for the Illinois State Bar Association, National Business Institute, and the DuPage County Bar Association. Carol has been in practice since 1996 in the field of Medicaid planning. She advises clients about the rules pertaining to Medicaid, nursing homes, asset transfers, and trusts for the disabled. She will assist clients in filing Medicaid applications and related matters. Carol also has expertise in preparing revocable living trusts, wills, and other estate planning tools. This includes...
Thomas J. Olofsson JD
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Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(773) 905-1193 9924 S. Walden Parkway
Chicago, IL 60643
Free ConsultationElder and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Joseph K. Janusonis
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Lockport, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(815) 836-2600 16612 West 159th Street, Suite 202
Lockport, IL 60441
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Joseph K. Janusonis has been a licensed Illinois attorney since 2001 and has been practicing in the areas of family law and divorce law since 2005. His knowledge of family law and the courts help him in assisting you during these difficult and stressful times. Joseph approaches his cases with the goal of helping you to reach a favorable settlement, however, he is experienced and prepared to take your case to trial, should the need arise. Joseph's extensive experience acting as Mediator and a Guardian Ad Litem gives him additional insight into matters of custody, visitation, and issues related to...
Anthony R. Scifo
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Elgin, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(847) 628-8305 2175 Point Blvd.
Suite 150
Elgin, IL 60123
Elder, Family and Probate
Anthony R. Scifo is a duly licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, admitted in November 2007. He is experienced in the practice of civil litigation, particularly family law litigation and probate litigation. Anthony is an experienced and Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Family Law Divisions of Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County, and DeKalb County. Further, he is a Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Adoption Division and the Probate Division in Kane County, Illinois. Anthony is also an experienced and Court-Approved Family Law Mediator in DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County. In November...
Edward M. Farmer
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Aurora, IL Elder Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(800) 700-4174 3015 E. New York Street
Suite A2-272
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationElder, Administrative, Estate Planning and Military
Valparaiso University School of Law
Ed was born in Park Ridge, Illinois. During grade school and high school, Ed lived in the small town of Crete, Illinois. In his senior year of high school, Ed enlisted with the Illinois Army National Guard as a field artillery cannon crewmember. In August of 2001, Ed was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic and advanced individual training. The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon happened during his training.
After completing training, Ed returned to Illinois and shortly afterwards, began attending school at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. In 2004, during his senior year at...
Rhonda Rosenthal
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Crystal Lake, IL Elder Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(815) 444-9791 407 E. Congress Parkway
Suite B
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Family and Probate
Northern Illinois University
have been a licensed attorney and practicing attorney since 1995. Although I have practiced in Kane, DuPage and Cook counties, I currently limit my practice to McHenry County. I focus on issues affecting families and represent spouses, parents, children and disabled adults in divorce, post decree, paternity, adoption, juvenile, probate and guardianship matters. I am a trained Guardian ad Litem and Child’s Representative and appointed by the court in divorce or probate matters. I am also a trained Collaborative Attorney and mediator. Although I no longer accept court appointments for mediation, I use these skills in my roles as negotiator,...
Kimberly J. Myers
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DeKalb, IL Elder Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(815) 217-3990 122 N. 1st Street
Suite C
DeKalb, IL 60115
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Paul Smolinski
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Palos Heights, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(708) 371-9500 6446 West 127th Street
Suite 201
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Natalia Kabbe
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(630) 219-4200 1952 McDowell Road
Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationElder and Estate Planning
Bianca Emini Leinweber
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Downers Grove, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(877) 256-5040 (877) 256-5040
5120 Belmont Road, Ste B
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Elder, Collections, Estate Planning and Tax
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Jeffrey Kabbe
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 219-4200 1952 McDowell Road
Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563
Elder, Business and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law
Donald W. Fohrman
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Elder Law Attorney
(800) 437-2571 One Tower Ln.
Suite 1700
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Elder, Animal, Employment and Maritime
Jenette M. Schwemler
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Lake in the Hills, IL Elder Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(815) 245-4665 1301 Pyott Road, Suite 201G
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Elder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
The John Marshall Law School
For 20 years, I have represented clients in contested divorce and custody matters in McHenry County. I am also a court appointed guardian ad litem and mediator in family law cases. I also provide representation for clients needing estate planning and Medicaid planning.
Harold W Conick
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Lisle, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(630) 681-1336 1001 Warrenville road suite 500
Lisle, IL 60532
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Social Security Disability
Carlo G D'AGostino
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Wheaton, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 784-0446 422 W. Wesley Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
Elder, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Nick Bathas
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Naperville, IL Elder Law Attorney
(630) 778-9939 1304 Dunrobin Rd.
Suite 100
Naperville, IL 60540-8282
Elder, Appeals, Business and Estate Planning
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
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