East Saint Louis Probate Lawyers

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Edward J. Blake Jr.
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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 41 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.
Kelly Garrett-Hicks
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Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 14 years experience
(618) 551-0300 20 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Ms. Hicks has been practicing law in St. Clair and Monroe Counties for more than 10 years. She has successfully tried numerous divorce and custody cases. She is also an experienced mediator. Ms. Hicks grew up in a small town in Monroe County and returned to the area to practice law. She resides with her husband and son in Columbia.
Amy F. Campbell Spector
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Belleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 551-0300 20 E. Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Amy F. Spector is a managing partner with Hicks & Spector, L.L.C. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois . Ms. Spector holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Marketing and minored in Psychology. Ms. Spector received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois, where she was an active member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, as well as the student division of the American Bar Association.

After law school, Ms. Spector went on...
Caitlin M. Fiello Schwartz
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Swansea, IL Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
(618) 416-3526 4509 N. Illinois Ave.
Ste., 4
Swansea, IL 62226
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Caitlin is a strong and hard-working advocate for her clients. She believes that it is important for her client’s voice to be heard no matter what type of case they have. She is experienced both inside and outside the courtroom, having helped clients negotiate fair settlements when she can and taking their case to court when necessary. Her wide experience includes: real estate, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, and family matters (divorce, custody, support and domestic violence issues).

Caitlin prides herself on listening to her clients so that she knows what is important to them and what their goal is. She...
Stan Weller
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Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 21 years experience
(618) 277-3476 1 S. Church St.
Suite 202
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Stan R. Weller is a practicing attorney in the Southern Illinois/Metro East St. Louis area. He established the Weller Law Firm in 2006 after a number of years in private firms, as well as a period with the Illinois Attorney General’s office working in the Sexually Violent Persons Unit. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 1998. He is a certified mediator, arbitrator, and former guardian ad litem, but concentrates his practice in the areas of family law and...
Nathan P. Links
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(618) 233-7900 521West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 7 years experience
Probate, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate and Tax
Saint Louis University School of Law
NATHAN P. LINKS, born in Carlyle, Illinois .
License: Illinois, 2012

Education: Southern Illinois University Carbondale (B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2009); St. Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Member: Illinois State Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice: Mr. Links practices in the following areas of law: Estates and Trusts, Family Law, Real Estate, and Guardianships, as well as General Practice.
Jeanna N. Storment
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(618) 233-7900 521 W. Main St.
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBelleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Faulkner University
Jennifer Behme
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(618) 233-7900 521 W MAIN ST
Suite 100
BELLEVILLE, IL 62220
BELLEVILLE, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Tax
Devin C. DiDominicus
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer with 5 years experience
(618) 692-8225 315 N. Main Street
STE 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationProbate, Criminal, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Devin C. DiDominicus was born in Granite City, Illinois. He received his law degree from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois where he won awards for his superior performance in trial advocacy, litigation strategies, and securities law. After spending time with the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, he returned to southern Illinois to open his own practice. While practicing on his own, he handled family cases, including complex and contested divorces, as well as criminal and testamentary matters. Counselor DiDominicus now works with the firm of Swanson and Sackett, P.C.
Hrant Norsigian Jr
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OFallon, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years experience
(618) 628-8500 220 East State Street
Suite 2C
OFallon, IL 62269
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Washington University School of Law
Hrant “Hud” Norsigian, Jr. is the founder and owner of Norsigian Law Office located in O’Fallon, Illinois. Mr. Norsigian has over 30 years’ experience as an attorney and is licensed in both Illinois and Missouri.

Mr. Norsigian graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis in 1985 receiving his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in mathematics and a minor in economics.

Mr. Norsigian graduated from Washington University School of Law (J.D. 1988), Magna Cum Laude and earned Order of the Coif honors. He was also awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for the...
Michael J Swanson
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Attorney with 10 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....
Barbara L Sherer
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer
(618) 692-6656 517 Saint Louis Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Probate, Criminal, Divorce and Real Estate
Washington University in St. Louis
Barbara has been practicing law in the St. Louis Metro East area for over 27 years, concentrating in the areas of family law, real estate law, criminal defense and general civil practice.

She completed both her undergraduate degree and Juris Doctorate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. During law school, she clerked on the Court of Appeals in Eastern Missouri and worked at a personal injury law firm.

After graduating, she worked at the Law Firm of Lucco, Brown, and Mudge in Edwardsville, Illinois. Additionally, Barbara was the lead attorney in the Domestic Violence/Child Support Enforcement Unit of the Madison County...
O'Fallon, IL Probate Attorney
(618) 628-3800 775 Sunset Blvd.
Suite B
O'Fallon, IL 62269
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law
Carlinville, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 854-4761 5 Hoch Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Probate and Estate Planning
Carlinville, IL Probate Attorney with 51 years experience
(217) 854-3616 1075 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626-9110
Probate and Real Estate
Adam B. Lawler
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(618) 993-2222 1600 West Main
PO Box 1148
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatMarion, IL Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
Probate, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Adam Lawler is the founder of Lawler Brown. Adam is a 2004 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law. Adam worked for a local firm until founding the Lawler Brown in 2009. Adam’s practice areas focus in Personal Injury, Business, Real Estate, Probate/Trust/Estate Administration and general litigation.

BAR ADMISSIONS:
Illinois, 2004
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Illinois

EDUCATION:
Illinois, 2004
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
B.S. (Business Economics) and B.S. (Business and Administration)
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 2001

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James W. Ackerman
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(888) 899-1977 2601 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Free ConsultationSpringfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 34 years experience
Probate, Business, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Valparaiso University School of Law
Following in his father’s footsteps as a legal advocate, Springfield personal injury lawyer James Ackerman established his practice in 1989.

Our approach to the law and to meeting our clients' needs comes from Jim Ackerman's belief that clients are best served when they are fully informed and engaged in every aspect of their case. Jim is a former prosecutor who handles injury claims and who coaches other attorneys on the finer points of case preparation, taking a case to trial, and the art of handling juries. Jim brings years of legal and courtroom experience to bear on every case.

Jim Ackerman...
Amanda Burton
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Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 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
Joni Bailey
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Murphysboro, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years experience
(866) 684-8668 1008 Walnut St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Offers Video ChatProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University School of Law
James R. Enlow
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Springfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 32 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Criminal, Employment and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Rhonda K Jenkins
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years experience
(217) 544-2500 421 South Grand Ave West
Quantum Centre, Suite 1A
Springfield, IL 62704
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Experienced trial lawyer. Practicing in Sangamon County and Central Illinois.
Warren Earl Benning
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 31 years experience
(217) 789-0899 1118 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Warren Benning is the owner of Law Office of Warren Benning in Springfield, IL. The focus of my practice is on Elder law and probate planning. Also, I handle consumer bankruptcies. I offer free consultations as to estate planning and Elder law matters.
My passion is to help my clients understand their options as to advance directives and estate planning.
Andrew T. Flynn
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(618) 993-2222 1600 West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 8 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Andrew T. Flynn is a 2011 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law. While at SIU, Andrew was a member of the School of Law’s Trial Team that successfully competed in several national trial competitions. Prior to joining the Lawler Brown Law Firm in 2017, Andrew worked at Tetzlaff, Flynn & Associates, P.C. in Marion, while focusing on Divorce and Family Law, Guardianships and Estates, Criminal Defense, and Business Formation and Transactions.
Evan Taylor
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Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 993-2222 P.O. Box 1148
Marion, IL 62959
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jackson E Donley
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 38 years experience
(217) 801-5959 975 S. Durkin Drive, Suite 101
Springfield, IL 62704
Free ConsultationProbate and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
Jacksonville, IL Probate Attorney with 26 years experience
(217) 245-7111 816 West State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62651-0696
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Hillsboro, IL Probate Attorney with 43 years experience
(217) 532-5432 405 S. Main St.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Probate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Petersburg, IL Probate Attorney with 16 years experience
(217) 632-2282 101 W Douglas St
Petersburg, IL 62675
Probate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Vandalia, IL Probate Attorney with 7 years experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Probate, Energy and Estate Planning
Pana, IL Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience
(217) 562-2943 110 E Third St
PO Box 170
Pana, IL 62557-0170
Probate, Family and Real Estate
Vandalia, IL Probate Attorney with 41 years experience
303 South 7th St.
P. O. Box 399
Vandalia, IL 62471-2731
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Stephanie Sexauer
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 7 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.
Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 34 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.
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Probate Attorney with 25 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....
William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 37 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Offers Video ChatProbate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law and University of Texas - Austin
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...
Jennifer Bunker Skerston
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(815) 672-8505 7 Dannys Drive, Suite 1
Streator, IL 61364
Free ConsultationStreator, IL Probate Attorney with 10 years experience
Probate, 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....
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Probate Attorney with 45 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
Kerry R. Peck
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 42 years experience
(855) 328-5787 321 S Plymouth Ct.
6th Fl
Chicago, IL 60604
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...
Kiley Whitty
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(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Probate Attorney with 10 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Kiley M. Whitty is a licensed attorney specializing in the areas of family law, child custody, bankruptcy, and creditor negotiations in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. While in law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kiley earned a certificate in Child and Family Law as well as a certificate in Advocacy which aided in her success as a litigator. As an associate with Anderson & Associates, P.C., Kiley has handled complex custody cases involving issues with legal and residential custody, parenting time, allegations of abuse and neglect, and child removal. Kiley has also handled a...
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 32 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.
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