Gifford Estate Planning Lawyers

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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years of experience
(217) 803-8679 10 E. Main St.
Ste. 101A
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Family and Probate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. We are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited to divorce and family...
Julie C. King
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Julie C. King
CHAMPAIGN, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years of experience
(217) 714-8558 301 N. Neil, Suite 400
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61820
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Business, IP and Trademarks
University of Illinois College of Law
I’m a solo practice attorney in Champaign, Illinois. I focus exclusively on business formation and transactions, intellectual property (patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, non-disclosure agreements), and estate planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney). I have over 20 years of experience in working with clients, from individuals to large businesses, to help them with life stage planning, business planning, intellectual property protection, dispute resolution, and other legal matters. My “proactive planning” approach to my practice means that I works with clients to carefully develop plans of action to help achieve their personal and business goals as smoothly as possible and avoid...
Todd J. Black
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Todd J. Black
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning and Business
The John Marshall Law School
As a former senior tax consultant for a former Big Eight accounting firm, and as a business school graduate, Todd Black is uniquely qualified to advise clients on legal matters pertaining to estate planning and administration and corporate/business planning. A practicing attorney in Champaign-Urbana since 1987, Mr. Black joined Meyer Capel in 1993. Mr. Black received a bachelor of science in finance from the University of Illinois in 1983. He attended the University of Illinois on a full athletic scholarship and served as co-captain of the U of I's varsity tennis team. He was the recipient of numerous undergraduate honors, including...
Brooke A. Didier Starks
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Brooke A. Didier Starks
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Brooke A. Didier Starks is an estate planning lawyer concentrating her wills, trusts and probate practice in east-central Illinois. She enjoys counseling a wide variety of clients on all matters related to estate planning and estate administration. Brooke welcomes the opportunity to assist clients who are providing for their children, whether it is counseling them through the decision of whom to appoint as guardian for a minor child, establishing a trust for a special-needs child, or planning for college education. She especially enjoys working with farm families to preserve the family business and pass it on to...
John H. Elder
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John H. Elder
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 49 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Planning and Estate

John H. Elder brings a special degree of experience to the clients of Meyer Capel. John works with his clients to deal with the tax issues of estate planning, but has always realized that this is only one component of the planning process. It is very important that an attorney work with the family members to learn about the needs and personalities of the various individuals and to develop a plan that meets the family goals and objectives. Some of the greatest qualities of an estate planning attorney are compassion, trust, and communication skills and it is only...
Ward F. McDonald
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Ward F. McDonald
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 52 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Ward F. McDonald brings a wealth of experience in real estate, banking and commercial law to the clients of Meyer Capel. His background includes 13 years as CEO of Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., a title insurer with multi-state operations, and 25 years as an attorney in private practice. Over the course of his career, Ward has handled numerous transactions in the $1-100 million range for commercial and residential real estate developments, including sales, acquisitions, refinancing and consolidations. Ward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Land Economics from the University of Illinois as well as his Juris...
John Wozniak
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John Wozniak
Urbana, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(217) 367-1647 108 East Anthony Drive, Suite A
Urbana, IL 61802
Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
John Hensley
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John Hensley
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(217) 531-2180 One E. Main Street
Suite 204
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning, DUI, Divorce and Family
Marjorie A. Harris
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Marjorie A. Harris
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning
University of Michigan Law School
With a focus on estate planning and administration, Marjorie A. Harris works closely with individuals and families who are seeking ways to provide financial security for today and protect their assets for the next generation. In addition to advising clients on trust and estates and tax planning matters, Marjorie's practice also includes the establishment and representation of nonprofit and charitable organizations, and charitable gift planning. A magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, Marjorie earned a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in applied mathematics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa honorary society. She went on to earn...
Rebecca E.P. Wade
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Rebecca E.P. Wade
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Rebecca concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, estate administration, probate, wills, trusts and trust administration. She counsels clients on a variety of estate planning, estate administration and trust administration issues and has significant experience in drafting both basic and complex estate plans that include wills, revocable trusts (or "living trusts"), irrevocable life insurance trusts, living wills, advanced directives, powers of attorney for health care and powers of attorney for property. In addition to preparing basic estate plans and counseling clients regarding a broad array of issues such as the importance of choosing an appropriate guardian for...
Forrest J. Heyman
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Forrest J. Heyman
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years of experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Forrest Heyman joined the firm as a summer associate in 2011 and became an associate attorney following his admission to the Illinois Bar in 2012. His areas of practice include business planning, corporate transactions, real estate, and estate planning and administration. Forrest is a locally-raised attorney with an international perspective. Hailing from Paxton, Illinois, Forrest attended Butler University from 2005 to 2008, where he earned a bachelor of science in economics, with honors. Following a semester in Hong Kong, Forrest was named Sigma Nu National Man of the Year and joined The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, where he...
Mary Ann Royse
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(217) 352-4167 1 E Main St
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning
Stephen LeSueur
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(217) 356-7233 215 N Neil St
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Mary Ann Royse
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(217) 531-1120 301 N Neil St
STE 400
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning and Real Estate
The University of Texas School of Law
Carl Sinder
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(217) 356-7266 206 N Randolph St
Champaign, IL 61820
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Jacqueline A. McGavran
Urbana, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(217) 337-5651 2403 Burlison Dr
Urbana, IL 61801
Estate Planning and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
William A Peithmann
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William A Peithmann
Mahomet, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 43 years of experience
(217) 586-6102 409 E. Main St., PO Box 80
Mahomet, IL 61853
Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate and Tax
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Jeane Gohl-Noice
Champaign, IL Estate Planning Lawyer
(217) 352-2724 2511 Waterbury Pl
Champaign, IL 61822
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Michael O'Brien
Danville, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(217) 446-4884 15 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
William F. Tracy
Monticello, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 44 years of experience
316 S Charter St
PO Box 80
Monticello, IL 61856
Estate Planning, Administrative and Real Estate
Dale Strough
Watseka, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(815) 432-4921 216 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970
Estate Planning and Municipal
Charles Mockbee
Danville, IL Estate Planning Lawyer
(217) 446-9208 711 N Gilbert St
Danville, IL 61832
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Robert Crossman
Arthur, IL Estate Planning Attorney
225 S Vine St
Arthur, IL 61911
Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
Frederick Underhill
Danville, IL Estate Planning Attorney
(217) 446-3800 414 W North St
Danville, IL 61832
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
Romeoville, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years of experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Construction, Probate and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Masah S SamForay
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Masah S SamForay
Homewood, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(312) 702-1293 1953 Ridge Rd.
Homewood, IL 60432
Estate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Masah S. SamForay, has earned national recognition as a force for her clients. Beyond being recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer, Masah SamForay knows the concerns of clients, intimately. She is a divorcee and working mother who understands what it means to fight for her family during a difficult divorce.

Atty. SamForay is a Co-Founder and Past-President of the Black Bar Association of Will County. She is a member of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and served on the 2017-2018 Board and as the Co-Chair of the Small and Solo Firm Committee from 2013-2016. She is a...
Dion U. Davi
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Dion U. Davi
Joliet, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(815) 582-4901 58 N. Chicago Street
Suite 102
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Dion U. Davi has extensive experience in family, real estate and estate planning throughout Illinois. DuPage family law attorney Dion U. Davi is a skilled negotiator who seeks to resolve legal disputes with a favorable settlement whenever possible. When needed, however, he has the skills and experience to effectively and zealously advocate for his clients in court.
Sarah A Nolan
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Sarah A Nolan
Orland Park, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(708) 840-7705 15255 S. 94th Ave, Suite 500
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Sarah A. Nolan is a founding partner of Suburban Law Group, LLC with over 10 years of experience. She primarily practices Family Law, including Divorce, Paternity, Child Support, and Parenting Time and handles cases in Cook County and Will County. Ms. Nolan received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, from the Loyola University of Chicago in 2005. In 2009, Ms. Nolan earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University - College of Law. She is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois.
John J. Lynch
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John J. Lynch
Naperville, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years of experience
(630) 960-4700 300 E 5th Ave.
Suite 360
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Nova Southeastern University
John Lynch became interested in debt relief and bankruptcy before he went to Law School. John was employed at Eastern Airlines in Miami, Florida, which at that time was the second largest airline in the US. Eastern Airlines filed for bankruptcy in 1990 and by 1991 it had closed its doors. John knew so many people that could not find work, had cars repossessed and faced mounting debt. Then, in 1992 Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida and Pan Am airlines also closed its doors. By that time John was a Paralegal and owner of a Title Company. He worked as...
Todd Alan Roseberry
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Todd Alan Roseberry
Bloomington, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years of experience
(309) 829-3636 407 W. Front St., Suite No. 2
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Todd Roseberry's experience includes a period of employment with the Illinois Department of Public Aid, Springfield, Illinois,as a Public Aid Income Maintenance Specialist. He also served in the Illinois Army National Guard at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, from 1985 to 1993 as a medic and medical laboratory technician. Todd is married with three children and lives in Leroy,Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the McLean County Bar Association. He is a member of Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Bloomington, Illinois where he teaches religious education to high school children. He's currently a student at...
Trent West
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Trent West
(217) 563-7777 320 W. Central St.
PO Box 36
Nokomis, IL 62075
Nokomis, IL Estate Planning Lawyer
Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Our firm is rooted in Montgomery County with two offices to better serve the area. I handle many cases in the surrounding counties (Macoupin, Bond, Fayette, Christian, and Shelby County) as well. We have experience handling many areas of law, including personal injury (car wrecks/dog bites/slip or trip & falls/wrongful deaths/malpractice), traffic/DUI/criminal defense cases, bankruptcy, family law (custody/child support/adoption/divorce), estate planning (wills/POAs/trusts), and estate administration (non-probate and probate), and general civil practice.

I grew up Nokomis (Montgomery County), where my parents still reside. My degrees are from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Thomas M. Cooley Law School....
Robert Finegan
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Robert Finegan
Bloomington, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years of experience
(309) 827-0388 111 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, DUI and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
After attending the University of Illinois for Undergraduate school I attended Northern Illinois University School of Law. I was a Prosecutor for the McLean County State's Attorney's office for a year and a half, before leaving the office to practice with my father Jim Finegan. I will be working closely with my father on bankruptcy, real estate and other civil cases in the Bloomington, Illinois area.
Jonathan G. Anderson
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Jonathan G. Anderson
(708) 226-9904 15255 S. 94th Ave
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationOrland Park, IL Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years of experience
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal and founding attorney of Anderson & Associates, P.C. Jon orchestrated the growth of the firm from a one-attorney practice to a successful 12-attorney law firm serving the Chicagoland metro area. As one of the most established law firms in the Chicago area focused on family law, their dedicated attorneys uphold the highest standards to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. The firm’s additional practice areas include bankruptcy, estate planning, probate, corporate law, real estate, and personal injury matters.

Anderson & Associates, P.C. is conveniently located within the city and suburbs with four offices in...
Cynthia Petersen
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Cynthia Petersen
Joliet, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years of experience
(815) 714-2900 20620 Burl Ct
Ste 207
Joliet, IL 60433
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Before I became an attorney, I worked for a retirement plan sponsor, learning the ins and outs of ERISA and investments in retirement plans. As part of my duties, I worked with the legal department to qualify QDROs.

As an attorney, I have drafted and entered hundreds of QDROs, QILDROs and other orders dividing pensions and 401a, 401k, 403b, 457b and TSP accounts for over 23 years. I have been qualified as an expert witness in retirement plan divisions, and I have successfully litigated many retirement plan division issues.

I can draft orders for you to enter or...
Izabela Czajkowska
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Izabela Czajkowska
Hickory Hills , IL Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years of experience
(773) 731-7100 7667 W. 95th St.
203
Hickory Hills , IL 60457
Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Izabela concentrates her practice in estate and trust planning, probate, and estate and trust administration and litigation. Izabela also assists clients in planning for disability and special needs. Izabela also handles guardianship proceedings and serves as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the Cook County Circuit Court. Additionally, Izabela has experience with domestic and international income tax and business planning, and corporate and individual tax controversies. She also advises clients on business succession matters, wealth transfer and preservation, and corporate, partnership and limited liability company transactions, including drafting various business arrangements and agreements. Izabela was named as an Illinois Super...
Dana Zivkovich
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Dana Zivkovich
Glenwood, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years of experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
Estate Planning, Business, Elder 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.
Kyle D. Sellett
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Kyle D. Sellett
Orland Park, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years of experience
(708) 226-9904 15255 West 94th Avenue
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Kyle D. Sellett is based out of the firm’s Schaumburg office, where he practices in a variety of areas of law, including: Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Creditor Negotiations. He handles cases in Cook County and the surrounding collar counties.

Mr. Sellett’s legal career began as a Creditor’s Rights attorney and eventually acting as a Supervisor at his previous law firm. During his time practicing in Collection Law, he routinely handled trials, hearings, and other contested matters. His experience in this field makes him an ideal option to handle any case where there are delinquent debts involved. Additionally, he...
Don Pioletti
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Don Pioletti
Bloomington, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years of experience
(309) 821-0246 121 N Main St
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Don B. Pioletti, Jr. has practiced law for over 35 years. He graduated from the George Mason University Law School in Virginia in 1976. He then served as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General and later as an Assistant State's Attorney. He now practices at Pioletti & Pioletti in Eureka, IL doing general practice law.
Christopher Maurer
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Christopher Maurer
Orland Park, IL Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years of experience
(855) 705-7705 15255 South 94th Avenuu
Suite 500
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney with over two decades of litigation experience primarily in the areas of divorce and family law, as well as estate planning. He practices in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and the other collar counties. Chris has focused his practice in the area of family law, including divorce issues (contested and uncontested divorces, complex financial and business divorces), and paternity cases, preparation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, custody disputes, establishing visitation schedules, child support calculation and alimony/maintenance determination, grandparent rights, disputes regarding removing children from Illinois, and enforcing court orders. Chris...
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