Illinois Probate Lawyers

Monika Blacha
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Burr Ridge , IL Probate Attorney with 19 years experience

Monika M. Blacha provides knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel in the full range of family law matters, including divorce and the difficult decisions that must be made when ending a relationship. Because she... Read More »
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James R. Enlow
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Springfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience

Southern Illinois University - CarbondaleU.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Central District and 7th Circuit
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Anne J. Foley
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La Grange, IL Probate Lawyer

Anne has represented individuals, families and financial institutions in all areas of her practice for over twenty-five years. She has extensive experience drafting estate planning documents and administering those... Read More »
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James W. Ackerman
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Springfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 33 years experience

Valparaiso University School of LawIllinois, Federal District Court and 7th Circuit
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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationProbate, Construction, Estate Planning 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....
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience
(312) 984-0398 203 N. LA SALLE ST.,
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
Probate, Appeals, Criminal and Personal Injury
Northwestern University School of Law
Attended Noroton School in Darien, Conn,; Graduated from Emma Willard School. Alumnus: Operation Crossroads Africa - Ivory Coast ; Exchange Student to University of Lorraine, France.
Stephanie Sexauer
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
(312) 300-4743 150 N. Michigan Ave Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder, Estate Planning and Nursing Home
The John Marshall Law School
Ms. Sexauer focuses her practice on probate matters, including: elder law, guardianship, estate planning, wills, trusts, and will contests. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Stephanie speaks Spanish fluently and is regularly selected by Cook County judges to serve as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem for disabled adults. Stephanie also serves on the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.
Kevin G. Drendel
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Batavia, IL Probate Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Municipal
Northern Illinois University
Kevin G. Drendel Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and the U.S. District Court, the Northern District of Illinois. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He was a...
Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 33 years experience
(312) 906-5041 565 West Adams Street
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60661
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Colorado School of Law at Boulder
Chicago tax attorney Jonathan Decatorsmith has been practicing tax law for more than 25 years. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, Professor Decatorsmith was a senior trial attorney and internal instructor with the Internal Revenue Service for 11 years. He has tried more than 40 cases before the United States Tax Court, and previously served as adjunct professor at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Minnesota.
Monika Blacha
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Burr Ridge , IL Probate Attorney with 19 years experience
(630) 445-2355 7420 County Line Road
Suite 3
Burr Ridge , IL 60527
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Monika M. Blacha provides knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel in the full range of family law matters, including divorce and the difficult decisions that must be made when ending a relationship. Because she understands how stressful resolving divorce issues can be, Monika emphasizes a personal approach with every client, tailoring her legal strategies to each individual’s unique needs. She provides clear communication throughout so her clients understand their options and are always informed on the status of their case.

In addition to family law issues, Monika helps clients navigate the Illinois probate process if a loved one has died. Whether you...
Drew R. Quitschau
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Peoria, IL Probate Lawyer with 16 years experience
456 Fulton St. Suite 203
Peoria, IL 61602
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Arkansas School of Law
Drew Quitschau is an accomplished, results-driven attorney with 15 years of legal experience in a multitude of practice areas. He is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to clients by developing creative strategies to accomplish their objectives. Drew primarily concentrates in the areas of real estate transactions, business law, family law, collections, probate, and estate planning.

Drew Quitschau received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, his J.D. from the University of Arkansas, and he is currently pursuing an M.B.A. from Illinois State University. While in law school, Drew was the Articles Editor of the Arkansas Law Review, an Arkansas Bar...
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
Probate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Richard Hellerman
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years experience
(855) 444-6810 222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Employment
Emory University School of Law
Aggressive, pragmatic, energetic, zealous representation of clients' interests, both in court and out of court, is a succinct summary of my experience and what I bring to the representation of all my clients.

My trial experience and ability is my biggest professional strength. I have been fortunate to try scores of cases, before judges and juries, representing multinational corporations, family owned businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters. I have particular expertise and experience in prosecuting and defending emergent litigation matters such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Probate Attorney with 44 years experience
(309) 797-8000 1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

Former Public Administrator of Rock Island County

Former Public Guardian of Rock Island County

HUD Foreclosure Commissioner
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Belleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 40 years experience

Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, P.C. has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Carlyle and Effingham, Illinois. AREAS OF PRACTICE: Probate Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Estate Planning,... Read More »
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William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 36 years experience

Northwestern University School of Law and The University of Texas School of LawIllinois
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Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
Patricia Gruber
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Plainfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 26 years experience
(815) 436-1996 8380 Old Ridge Rd
Plainfield, IL 60544
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Wisconsin Law School
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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St. Charles, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(331) 254-3033 210 S 5th St
Ste. 107B
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
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...
Chris Maurer
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Wheaton, IL Probate Attorney with 22 years experience
(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 320
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney and a Partner at Anderson & Associates, P.C.
Christopher has over two decades of experience. He practices primarily from the firm's Wheaton office and handles cases in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and the other collar counties. He has focused his practice in the area of family law, including divorce issues (contested and uncontested divorces, high-stakes litigation, complex financial and business divorces), adoptions 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...
James Siebert
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Arlington Heights, IL Probate Attorney with 37 years experience
(847) 253-7500 3325 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Nursing Home
DePaul University
James is the principal attorney at the Law Office of James C. Siebert & Associates, P.C. / Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorneys, P.C. The Office provides legal services throughout the Chicago area concentrating in Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Asset Preservation, Medicaid Application Representation, Child Caretaker Agreements, Appeals of Medicaid Denials or unfavorable decisions, Nursing Home Contract Review, Nursing Home Injuries and Abuse, Estate Planning, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Planning, Parkinson’s Planning, Addicted Beneficiary Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Special Needs Planning, Probate Administration, Trust Administration, Guardianship and Real Estate. James C. Siebert is one...
Carol A Nolan
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Lisle, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 668-6600 1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 224
Lisle, IL 60532
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
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,...
Kevin Williams
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Aurora, IL Probate Lawyer with 12 years experience
(630) 898-4789 2295 Bannister Lane
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationProbate
University of Dayton School of Law
I am a Kane and DuPage County probate and guardianship attorney. Currently, I serve ten counties in the Chicagoland area, including Kane, DuPage, Will, Kendall, and Cook. In my law practice, I enjoy helping families settle estates of loved ones who have passed away, and helping clients provide protection and guidance for mentally disabled loved ones.
Brian J. Banahan
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(630) 653-4300 22 S. 4th Street
Suite 5
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationGeneva, IL Probate Lawyer with 21 years experience
Probate, Business, Family and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Brian J. Banahan has been practicing law in DuPage, Kane and Cook County Illinois for 18 years. He began his legal career and learned his way around the courtroom in 1997 as a full time 711 prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. From there, Mr. Banahan moved to serve as chief legal counsel and Deputy Public Administrator for DuPage County for 17 years. In that job, Mr. Banahan managed, administered, litigated, settled, and closed hundreds of decedent’s estates and an extensive number of related legal matters in nearly every area of the law. In the process, he has...
Angel M. Traub
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Lombard, IL Probate Attorney with 18 years experience
(630) 426-0196 200 W. 22nd Street
Suite 210
Lombard, IL 60148
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Angel M. Traub is a civil litigation attorney & principal owner of A. Traub & Assoc.. She graduated in 98 from NIU with her B.A. & was awarded the Outstanding Woman Student Award & Outstanding Communication Major Award in 98. Angel graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a J.D. In 01 where She was selected as a John Marshall Distinguished Scholar & was a member of the Order of John Marshall, Honorary Scholarship Society. She was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois & the Northern District of Illinois in 2001. Angel is trained & certified...
John L. GreenLeaf Jr.
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Decatur, IL Probate Attorney with 40 years experience
(217) 422-2771 2456 North Main Street
Corner of Melrose and North Main
Decatur, IL 62526
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
John L. GreenLeaf, Jr. has been in practice over 37 years representing consumers and businesses in Central Illinois. The firm concentrates in all forms of Bankruptcy, Business formation, and the preparation of Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning and administration of Probate Estates and Guardianships.
Richard Hellerman
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years experience

Aggressive, pragmatic, energetic, zealous representation of clients' interests, both in court and out of court, is a succinct summary of my experience and what I bring to the representation of all my clients. My trial... Read More »
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Angela M Iaria
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Oak Brook, IL Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 571-1900 1900 Spring Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Probate, Divorce, Family and Insurance Defense
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Angela M. Iaria is a licensed attorney specializing in the areas of civil litigation, family law, child custody and support, and estate administration in DuPage, Kane, Will, Cook and surrounding collar counties. Ms. Iaria's practice involves uncontested and contested divorce, post-decree conflicts, including child support, child-related expenses and child custody issues, as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements and estate administration. Additionally, Ms. Iaria has conducted multiple bench and jury trials in state and federal court for cases involving breach of contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, premises liability and real estate disputes.

Angela Iaria has served on the board...
Anne J. Foley
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La Grange, IL Probate Lawyer
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Western New England University School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Anne has represented individuals, families and financial institutions in all areas of her practice for over twenty-five years. She has extensive experience drafting estate planning documents and administering those documents in settings both in Probate and outside of court. Her calm, confident manner is the perfect complement to her experience. When you meet with Anne, it is quickly evident you and your family are in capable, caring hands.

The most enjoyable part of Anne’s day is “sitting down with a client, listening to his concerns and coming up with a way to eliminate their burden".

Anne lends her expertise to our weekly...
Ian Holzhauer
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(630) 355-8100 222 S Mill St
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Ian was raised in Naperville from birth until graduation from Naperville North High School in 2001. He received a full academic scholarship from the University of Florida, where he graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in History, summa cum laude. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2007. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, having graduated in the top 4% of his class at Georgetown.

After being admitted to the Illinois bar, Ian served as a uniformed attorney in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (J.A.G.) Corps from 2007 until 2014....
Izabela Czajkowska
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(773) 631-7100 6035 North Northwest Highway
Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60631
Probate, Estate Planning 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...
Stephen Sotelo
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
(630) 428-3311 200 E. 5th Avenue
Suite 123
Naperville, IL 60563
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
A native of Illinois, Mr. Sotelo is the proud son of a working class family. Mr. Sotelo graduated third in his law school class, summa cum laude, at Northern Illinois University College of Law. As a former real estate agent, Mr. Sotelo's law practice now focuses primarily on real estate transactions. In his spare time, Mr. Sotelo enjoys volunteering for the Make A Wish Foundation of Illinois, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(708) 833-7755 8 W. Main St.
Glenwood, IL 60425
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
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.
Nora Baker
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 2 years experience
(312) 382-1600 216 S. Jefferson Street
Suite 504
Chicago, IL 60661
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Nora’s practice focuses on estate planning, elder law, estate and trust administration, business law and she also practices tax law in the areas of gift and estate taxation.

Nora drafts many types of trusts for clients including: life insurance trusts, special needs trusts for disabled persons, grantor retained annuity trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, charitable lead trusts, and charitable remainder trusts.

Nora provides services for businesses including: choosing the proper corporate entity; formation of the corporate entity; drafting partnership agreements, operating agreements, and corporate shareholder agreements and bylaws; buying and selling business; purchasing and leasing assets and real property in conjunction with...
Robert J Boszko
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Schaumburg, IL Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Robert J. Boszko (“Bob”) began his career at Anderson & Associates, P.C. in 2002 as a law clerk and was hired as an associate attorney in 2004, he is now a Partner with the firm and primarily practices out of the firm's Schaumburg (Cook County) office where his practice is focused on complex financial divorce and custody disputes. Bob’s comprehensive understanding of various areas of law including, Tax Law, Business Transactions and Planning, Real Estate Transactions, and Estate Planning and Administration, provide him the foundation and creativity to resolve complicated divorce and child custody disputes. Bob utilizes compassion and...
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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(855) 886-1529 521 West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBelleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 40 years experience
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Saint Louis University School of Law
Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, P.C. has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Carlyle and Effingham, Illinois. AREAS OF PRACTICE: Probate Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Estate Planning, including Business, Child Custody, Child Support, Collaborative Divorce, Commercial Real Estate, Consume Protection, Debt Settlement, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty, Family, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Civil Lawsuits, Military Divorce, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Probate, Estate Settlement, Real Estate, Securities, DCFS, Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of Employment Security and White Collar Crime.
Antonio DeBlasio
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Oak Brook, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years experience
(630) 560-1123 2001 Midwest Rd
Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. DeBlasio is the founder and managing member of DeBlasio & Gower LLC. Tony has over 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advisor. He has counseled individuals, business executives, for profit and not-for-profit companies and government bodies in complex litigation matters, internal investigations and dispute resolution strategies. Tony has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation on many occasions. Only 5% of attorneys receive this distinction. Tony has represented clients from a multitude of industry sectors, including, health care, technology, communications, financial, education, real estate, manufacturing, construction, management...
Mildred Palmer
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Rolling Meadows, IL Probate Lawyer
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
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...
Amanda Burton
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Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 9 years experience
(618) 998-1138 1110 N Court St
Marion, IL 62959-1612
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Mr. Mark L. Kezy
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Orland Park, IL Probate Lawyer with 29 years experience
(708) 518-8200 15255 South 94th Avenue
Suite 500
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Elder and Family
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.
Kerry Reid Peck
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Chicago , IL Probate Attorney with 41 years experience
(312) 201-0900 105 W Adams St
Chicago , IL 60603
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Kerry Peck is the past president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and founder of the Elder Law Committee of the CBA. He is also the managing partner of the Chicago law firm, Peck Ritchey, LLC, whose clients include families, hospitals, banks, the State of Illinois, County of Cook, and City of Chicago. He provides legal representation for trust and guardianship litigation, business planning, and estate planning. Mr. Peck is well experienced in guiding his clients through the probate process, assisting in the transfer of assets and resolution of claims, and implementing estate plans. He is also very dedicated in...
Mary Christine Ludwig
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Pontiac, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
(815) 844-7151 P.O. Box 407
109 N. Mill St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Probate, Agricultural, Business and Estate Planning
Drake University Law School
Mary Ludwig received her J.D. and M.B.A., along with a Certificate in Food and Agricultural Law from Drake University in 2005. Prior to that she received a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Economics from the University of Illinois. Mary concentrates her practice in agricultural law, estate planning, real estate transactions and probate. Her agricultural law experience includes organization and representation of production agricultural farm operations, agricultural cooperatives, grain elevators, agricultural input suppliers, ethanol and bio-diesel plants, and specialty farm product companies, wind tower and cell tower leases and easements, pipeline, gas, public utility and fiber optic easements,...
Michael J Swanson
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(618) 692-8225 315 North Main Street, Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Probate, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
Michael J. Swanson is an experienced courtroom attorney who knows how to navigate the court system to aggressively represent his clients and maximize favorable outcomes. Prior to joining the law firm of Swanson & Sackett P.C., Michael served as the Managing Attorney in the Madison County State's Attorney's Office child support division. In this role, he handled thousands of cases each year and gained extensive courtroom experience. Michael earned his Juris Doctorate at Saint Louis University and his bachelor's degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), which he attended following his six-year enlistment with the U.S. Air Force....
Michael L.  Zweig
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer
(866) 602-3000 211 W Wacker Dr
5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationProbate, Animal, Maritime and Medical Malpractice
California Western School of Law and Judge Advocate General's School
Mark Varboncouer
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Frankfort, IL Probate Lawyer with 18 years experience
(815) 278-2448 8767 Larawary Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
Probate, Estate Planning, Patents and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Mark Varboncouer is the founder of Varboncouer Law. Mr. Varboncouer is an experienced trial attorney who previously spent 10-plus years with Kirkland & Ellis LLP (“one of the nation's largest and most prestigious law firms”/ “known for its world-class litigation practice”/ “one of the ‘Fearsome Foursome’ — the four firms most likely to strike fear in opposing counsel”); and 4-plus years with another highly-prestigious 1,000-plus attorney law firm, McGuireWoods LLP, where he litigated a variety of issues: contracts, non-competes, tortious interference, unfair competition, fraud, licenses and complex intellectual property issues (e.g., patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, false advertising etc.)....
John Dirk Gutzke
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Wheaton, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years experience
(630) 653-1577 1776 South Naperville Road
Suite 104 A
Wheaton, IL 60189
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Jennifer Bunker Skerston
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Streator, IL Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(815) 672-8505 7 Dannys Drive, Suite 1
Streator, IL 61364
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Michigan State University
Jennifer Bunker Skerston has worked in the Illinois Valley legal community for the past seven years handling many litigation related matters including will contests, property tax appeals, breach of contract, and personal injury claims.

Jennifer Bunker Skerston is actively involved in the Illinois State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section Council. She is the Editor of the Council’s monthly publication distributed to members throughout Illinois. She also assists the Council in providing continuing legal education to attorneys, determining the need for new legislation, and reviewing and suggesting changes to current legislative proposals affecting wills, trusts and estates....
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Here are just a few situations where you might want to seek the advice of an attorney:

  • You were injured in a car or truck accident
  • You have been arrested and charged with a crime, such as DUI or shoplifting
  • You are considering separating from your spouse
  • You have been subjected to harassment or other discrimination at work

Use Justia to research and compare attorneys so that you can make an informed decision when you hire your counsel.

It is important to research an attorney before hiring him or her. Be sure to evaluate an attorney's experience (types of cases handled, prior results obtained, etc.). Although prior results are not indicative of the likelihood of success in your case, they can help you make an informed decision.

Also worth serious consideration is the attorney's location, particularly if you will be traveling to visit him or her for consultations.

Finally, research an attorney to see whether he or she has ever been subject to discipline. Although disciplinary actions do not necessarily impact the attorney's competence to handle your case, they may affect your decision whether to hire.