Godfrey Probate Lawyers

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Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Experienced and professional representation in probate cases. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced probate lawyer and serve clients throughout Illinois. I’m dedicated to providing personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and helping clients navigate the complexities of the probate process. Read More »
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Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 32 years of 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.
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Probate Attorney with 45 years of 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

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John J. Lynch
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Lockport, IL Probate Attorney with 20 years of experience
(630) 960-4700 By Appointment Only
Lockport, IL 60441
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
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...
Jonathan G. Anderson
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(708) 226-9904 15255 S. 94th Ave
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationOrland Park, IL Probate Lawyer with 39 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
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...
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Elmhurst, IL Probate Attorney with 5 years of experience
(630) 299-7600 381 North York Street
Suite 1
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Under Contract? Need a Lawyer? We excel in assisting clients buy and sell all types of real estate,including, but not limited to single family homes, condos, co-ops and multi family apartment buildings, in Chicago and the surrounding metro area (suburbs). We identify and quantify potential issues, evaluate risk and provide prompt guidance so that our clients can make educated and concrete decisions as they navigate the process of buying or selling real estate.

REAL Law Group, P.C. is a boutique law firm established in 2015 with the idea that effective representation requires both a professional commitment and personal approach that...
William Wombacher
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Peoria, IL Probate Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(888) 541-2088 416 Main St, Suite 700
Peoria, IL 61602
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
University of Iowa
Bill was born and raised in Peoria, IL. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. degree in Government. He received his law degree (JD) at the University of Iowa graduating with honors. He has been practicing law in Central Illinois since his graduation and admission into the Illinois Bar. Legal ability and ethical standards ratings are published each year by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.Bill has the highest possible rating of AV. The legal ability rating is "A" which means he is rated as very high to preeminent. The "V" rating means that he embraces faithful adherence...
William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 37 years of 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...
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years of experience
(217) 909-2750 901 S. 2nd Street
Ste. 102
Springfield, IL 62704
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 to divorce and family...
Connie J. Butcher
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(708) 226-9904 15255 West 94th Avenue
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Orland Park, IL Probate Lawyer with 34 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Connie J. Butcher is a new member of the Anderson & Associates family, and she looks forward to bringing her 30 years of experience in multiple areas of practice to an already very proficient law firm. Her past experience includes being a Partner in a small, two-lawyer firm from 1993 to December 2017 which concentrated in general litigation.

Connie has always focused on what is best for the client in all areas of practice. She agrees with the thoughts of Judge Roti from the Rolling Meadows Judicial Circuit Court of Cook County: "A bad settlement is always better than a good...
Stephen Sotelo
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 7 years of 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.
Sara Stephenson Peska
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Freeport, IL Probate Attorney
(815) 235-2511 8 East Stephenson Street
P.O. Box 877
Freeport, IL 61032
Offers Video ChatProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northern Illinois University
Sara's practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate, business and corporate law, estate planning and administration, agricultural law and intellectual property. Sara is certified with the 15th Judicial Circuit as both a mediator and guardian ad litem.

Sara is a member of the Stephenson County Bar Association, where she has served as secretary, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Sara is active in the community, having served on the boards of directors for the FHN Family Counseling Center, Boys and Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County, and the Senior Resource Center.

Sara earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois at...
Lisa A. Copland
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(312) 882-4429 35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Lisa A. Copland has significant experience in several areas of the law including domestic relations, civil litigation, probate, breach of contract and real estate law. She represents men and women in divorce cases, which includes division of property, custody, child support and visitation. Lisa routinely represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, and landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings. Through the firm's full service approach, attorneys also assist clients in estate planning and civil litigation.
Antonio DeBlasio
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Oak Brook, IL Probate Attorney with 25 years of 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...
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 of 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....
Mark Varboncouer
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Frankfort, IL Probate Lawyer with 19 years of 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.)....
Richard K. Hellerman
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(855) 454-5529 222 S Riverside Plaza
#2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Probate Attorney with 33 years of experience
Probate, 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.
Angela M Iaria
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Oak Brook, IL Probate Attorney with 10 years of 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...
Dana Zivkovich
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Glenwood, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years of 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.
Mary Christine Ludwig
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Pontiac, IL Probate Attorney with 14 years of 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,...
Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Probate Attorney with 28 years of experience
Probate, Business, Municipal and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Vicki Hathaway Gonzalez is an experienced facilitator of real estate transactions. Vicki is known for her style of representation that insists that her clients are fully informed of their rights and obligations under their real estate contract, as well as the real consequences of their decisions regarding those rights and obligations.

Vicki's interest in real estate started long before her graduation from John Marshall Law School in 1992. She started investing in real estate in the 1970's, then became a licensed real estate agent, and also taught real estate licensing for the Century 21 Real Estate Academy. As an attorney, she...
Dan Collander
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 40 years of experience
(630) 420-1333 608 South Washington Street
Suite 307
Naperville, IL 60540
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Dan is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications and minors in Mathematics and Political Science.

Dan is a 1979 graduate of IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law earning a Juris Doctor degree and a Bar and Gavel Award. Dan was admitted to the bar in 1979 and has been a practicing attorney in Naperville ever since.

Dan is a member of the Illinois and Dupage County Bar associations. He is a current member of the DuPage County Real Estate Law Committee and the Trusts and Estate Planning Committee. His practice...
T. Phillip Boggess
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years of experience
(630) 429-9650 Two Mid America Plaza
Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
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.
Jessica M. Wollwage-Rymut
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Wheaton, IL Probate Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(630) 426-0196 1776A S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jessica Wollwage-Rymut graduated from Northwestern University in 2007 with a degree in Political Science. After working for a year at a commercial real estate firm, Jessica was offered admission to the Chicago-Kent College of Law Honors Scholar Program. As an Honors Scholar, Jessica and her classmates enjoyed many unique opportunities, including working with Illinoislegalaid.org to create online tutorials for victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

During law school, Jessica interned at the Chicago-Kent Taxpayer clinic helping taxpayers prepare returns and negotiate with the Internal Revenue Service. She also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with CASA of DuPage...
Elizabeth M. Fink
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(773) 906-5752 6232 N Pulaski Rd Ste 404
Chicago, IL 60646
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Elizabeth Fink focuses her career on the practice of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianships, and Medicaid Planning. She has been practicing law in Chicago, IL since 2009 and has represented clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University and spent a semester of study at Justus-Liebig-Universität in Giessen, Germany. She received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in May 2009. Elizabeth is a member of the National Academy of...
Michelle Bugajsky
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(630) 427-4407 2272 95th Street
Suite 200A
Naperville, IL 60564
Probate and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Michelle Bugajsky focuses her practice on probate, estate planning, and family law. Whether assisting clients in planning for their futures or helping clients through problems in the here and now, Michelle provides caring and thoughtful legal services. Michelle takes great pride in combining her keen legal expertise of probate and estate planning law with a plan uniquely crafted for each specific client or family.

Michelle attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Thereafter, Michelle accepted an academic scholarship to attend the Illinois Institute of...
Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 34 years of 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.
Ian Holzhauer
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(630) 355-8100 222 S Mill St
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years of experience
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....
Denice Gierach
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Naperville, IL Probate Lawyer with 44 years of experience
(630) 756-1160 1776 Legacy Circle
Suite 104
Naperville, IL 60563
Probate, 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...
Mike Drabant
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LaGrange, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Offers Video ChatProbate, Business, Civil Rights and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Lauren Jackson
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St. Charles, IL Probate Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(847) 714-2866 200 W. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Lauren Jackson focuses her practice primarily in the areas of real estate and estate planning, although her background includes probate, contracts, corporate formation and business succession planning. Lauren’s unintimidating, caring approach has garnered her a respectable reputation all over Northern Illinois. With her dedication for efficient cost effective services, you will learn that with Lauren on your side you have a reachable attorney with your best intentions in mind. Lauren prides herself on quality work over quantity and it has proved she is a success based on past customer positive reviews. Lauren eagerly represents...
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...
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 of experience
Probate, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Brief Bio
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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Robert M Kaplan
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Schaumburg, IL Probate Attorney with 33 years of experience
(847) 845-9477 1535 W Schaumburg Rd, Ste 204
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Florida
Attorney Robert M. Kaplan has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He is dedicated to assisting clients with family law, real estate law, bankruptcy law, estate planning and probate matters. After receiving a degree in law from The University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville, and working as a Public Defender in Miami, FL, Attorney Kaplan made the move to Illinois to start his own practice in 1991.
Kevin Williams
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Aurora, IL Probate Lawyer with 13 years of 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.
Ben Schneider
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Warrenville, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(847) 933-0300 27475 Ferry Rd.
Warrenville, IL 60555
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Illinois - Chicago John Marshall Law School
Ben Schneider is a client focused which means that it is important to him to cultivate a personal relationship with each of his clients. By doing this, he is able to give each new client’s case individual attention and analyze every legal issue thoroughly and completely.

Ben Schneider acts as the one of the principal bankruptcy attorneys for Schneider & Stone where he focuses on individual Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filings as well as business Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 filings. Ben also practices in the areas of family law and litigation and is the point attorney for divorce and...
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 22 years of 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...
James Siebert
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Arlington Heights, IL Probate Attorney with 38 years of 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...
Nora Baker
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Chicago, IL Probate Attorney with 3 years of 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...
Angel M. Traub
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Wheaton, IL Probate Attorney with 19 years of experience
(630) 426-0196 1776A S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
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...
Michael V. LoCicero
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Oak Brook, IL Probate Attorney with 38 years of experience
(630) 932-7007 2021 Midwest Rd
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
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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.

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