Lake County Probate Lawyers

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Charles Todd Newland
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Charles Todd Newland
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Stella Day
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Stella Day
Probate Lawyer Serving Lake County, IL
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Michael Goldberg
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Michael Goldberg
(847) 549-0600 350 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Ste. 202
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfLake County, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
Probate and Estate Planning
University of Illinois - Chicago John Marshall Law School
I am a lifelong Chicagoland resident with a passion for helping families plan their estates so their loved ones are cared for upon their passing. I utilize wills, trusts, powers of attorney for property and healthcare, with the goal of both ensuring that assets pass to your intended loved ones and to make sure that the right people are acting on your behalf if you are unable to make decisions. For families with a recently deceased loved one, I will represent the appointed fiduciaries in administering the estate, be it probate administration or trust administration. I am licensed to practice in...
Christine S. Janis
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Christine S. Janis
(224) 655-7179 200 N. Northwest Highway
Suite 201
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationLake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 7 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Christine’s focus as an attorney is on helping her clients through the most difficult situations life offers. Whether her clients are facing criminal charges, the end of a marriage, issues related to children, or end of life concerns, Christine’s passion for helping them through these issues is evident through her honesty, patience, and ability to make even the most complex legal issues make sense to her clients. Christine attended the Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she graduated cum laude with Juris Doctorate degree. During her tenure at NIU College of Law, she earned a Certificate in Criminal Practice. She...
Charles Todd Newland
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Charles Todd Newland
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney with 35 years of experience
(847) 797-9300 250 Parkway Dr.
Ste 330
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
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University of Illinois - Chicago John Marshall Law School and Creighton University School of Law
I have been practicing law for over 35 years. I graduated 3rd in my class from law school, so I had the opportunity to work at one of Chicago's largest law firms on Michigan Avenue, Ross & Hardies, right out of law school. At that time my experience was mostly in the area of personal injury law having clerked during law school for one of the nations top personal injury lawyers, Leonard M. Ring & Associates. In April of 1991 I started my own firm that has continued to prosper under the philosophy of providing, "Quality,...
Gary R. Thompson
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Gary R. Thompson
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney with 37 years of experience
(847) 263-7770 103 S Greenleaf St
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationProbate, Animal, Criminal and Maritime
Northeastern Illinois University
Born and raised in Chicago, Mr. Thompson earned his B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1984. In 1987 he graduated with his J.D. at the Northern Illinois University in Chicago. He is fluent in Spanish.

Mr. Thompson has 18 years of experience litigating Personal Injury claims, Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy & Traffic cases. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Admission to Federal Trial Bar, and is a board member in good standing with multiple charitable organizations.

Mr. Thompson has been married for thirteen years and...
Van A Schwab
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Van A Schwab
Lake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(847) 737-4953 1641 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Along with his years of experience, Lake County divorce attorney Van A. Schwab has a solid educational basis for his divorce and family law practice. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, he received his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. Because of recent, up-to-date training, Mr. Schwab is a certified divorce mediator, and is prepared to handle family law issues through collaborative law methods. He has published an article on cohabitation in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Licensed to practice family law in the states of Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey, he...
Perry Scott Smith Jr.
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Perry Scott Smith Jr.
Lake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(847) 623-2200 403 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Social Security Disability
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Perry Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Education from Loyola University of Chicago in 1977 and a Juris Doctor degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, in 1985. He is also a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

He began working for the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office in late 1985. During his time in that office he worked in the Traffic, Misdemeanor, and Felony Review Divisions before spending more than three years in the Felony Trial Division. He left that office at Labor Day 1990 and began his association with Bernard Wysocki....
Carin Brio
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Carin Brio
Lake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(815) 575-8019 840 S. Northwest Hwy
Suite 116
Barrington, IL 60010
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Carin Brio started her practice at one of the largest real estate law firms in the State of Massachusetts as one of a handful of associates who represented clients in over 200 real estate cases every month. Since then, she has added estate planning, probate, family law, and other areas of law to her practice and helped hundreds of clients with the legal matters that are important to them. Now based out of Knoxville, Tennessee, Carin and her staff work diligently on their cases - whether it is a contested divorce case, setting up a trust for your family, or...
Brent Glenn
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Brent Glenn
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years of experience
(224) 443-0220 111 North Avenue
Suite 202
Barrington, IL 60010
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of Chicago
Brent Glenn graduated from The University of Chicago Law School in 2000. He began his career at top law firms in Chicago and Washington, D.C. including Winston & Strawn and Sheppard Mullin. At that time, he concentrated his legal career on commercial real estate matters including real estate finance of both borrowers and lenders, commercial real estate sales, purchases and leases. In addition, he provided real estate support in corporate transactions valued at more than a billion dollars.

In 2017, Brent opened his own practice in Barrington, Illinois. In addition to commercial real estate, his practice now includes a...
Stella Day
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Stella Day
(847) 549-0600 350 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Suite 202
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfLake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 17 years of experience
Probate and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Stella Day is a seasoned litigation attorney with a focus on probate and guardianship matters. She brings her wealth of experience to Johnston Tomei Lenczycki & Goldberg, LLC, following a successful tenure at the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office. With over 16 years in the field, Stella has adeptly handled a variety of complex felony and misdemeanor cases, including DUI, Aggravated Battery, Sexual Assault, and Murder. Her track record includes successful litigation in numerous jury trials and evidentiary hearings across different courtrooms. Stella has also extensively dealt with cases involving mental health and competency issues. As a guest speaker on trial...
Robert A. Holland
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Robert A. Holland
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney
102 S. Wynstone Park Drive
North Barrington, IL 60010
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Robert Holland concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration, taxation, corporate transactional work, business planning, asset protection, commercial real estate transactions and prenuptial agreements. His experience as both an attorney and a CPA enables him to offer a blend of legal and financial advice for over a decade. Bob’s business planning practice includes representation regarding the formation and operation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, including ownership agreements, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, and not-for-profit planning.
Andrew Joseph Kelleher Jr
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Andrew Joseph Kelleher Jr
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney
(847) 382-9195 102 S. Wynstone Park Drive
North Barrington, IL 60010
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Andrew Kelleher, a co-founder of Kelleher + Holland, LLC, had a vision of legal services deeply rooted in high-level client services from the very inception of his career. He believes that nothing replaces old-fashioned hard work. That hard work has been focused on putting the client’s best interests first for 25 years. Andy concentrates his practice in trust and estate law, business law, tax law, and asset protection planning for high net worth business owners, executives, and individuals. He enjoys the never-ending challenges of solving complex estate and tax planning puzzles for his clients. Being both an attorney and a CPA,...
Carlos M. Arteaga
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Carlos M. Arteaga
(224) 655-7179 200 N Northwest Hwy
Ste 201
Barrington, IL 60010
Lake County, IL Probate Lawyer with 3 years of experience
Probate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Matthew Livingston
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Matthew Livingston
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 3 years of experience
(847) 544-6657 2700 Patriot Blvd., Suite 250
Glenview, IL 60026
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Located in Glenview, Illinois, Attorney Matthew A. Livingston is an experienced attorney who concentrates his practice on estate planning, probate & trust administration, real estate, and business formation. As the founder of The Livingston Law Office, Attorney Livingston works diligently to provide peace of mind to his clients. Representing individuals, families, and businesses throughout Cook County and Lake County, call Attorney Livingston at 847-544-6657 or visit his website to schedule a free initial consultation.
Kerry R. Peck
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Kerry R. Peck
Lake County, IL Probate Attorney with 46 years of experience
(855) 328-5787 100 S. Saunders Rd.
Suite 150
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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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...
Richard A. Greenswag
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Richard A. Greenswag
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(847) 701-2251 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
Rick was affiliated with and became a partner in the law firm Chandler & Greenswag, P.C. from 1979-1993. Thereafter, he operated the Law Offices of Richard A. Greenswag, P.C. from 1993 until he then became a founding member of Kaplan & Greenswag LLC until March of 2011 when Greenswag & Associates, P.C. was formed.

Rick is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Rick is also a member of the Board of Directors and is President of PADS Crisis Services, Inc., a charitable organization serving the needs of the homeless in...
Sandra Schildgen
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Sandra Schildgen
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney
(847) 656-8958 3710 Commercial Ave
#14
Northbrook, IL 60062
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University of Iowa College of Law
James Siebert
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James Siebert
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 42 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...
Marcia A. Franklin
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Marcia A. Franklin
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 43 years of experience
(847) 701-2252 181 Waukegan Rd
#205
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Marcia worked with the Federal Communications Commission as an attorney in the Mass Media Bureau and as Branch Manager in the Common Carrier Bureau from 1982 through 1987, and at MCI Telecommunications as a senior attorney from 1987 through 1994. Thereafter, she worked as a consultant until joining Kaplan & Greenswag LLC in January 2007.

Marcia is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Marcia also serves on the Northbrook Plan Commission.
Bradford Block
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Bradford Block
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 48 years of experience
(847) 559-0860 400 Skokie Blvd
Suite 550
Northbrook, IL 60062
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
DePaul College of Law
BRADFORD E. BLOCK is the principal of the Law Offices of Bradford E. Block, in Northbrook, IL. He has been an attorney for more than 35 years and practices in the areas of business formation, mergers and acquisitions, not-for-profit organizations, private foundations, equity financing, tax law, and the preparation and negotiation of corporate and technology contracts. Mr. Block has lectured to various professional groups on matters related to limited liability companies, partnerships, business transactions, S-corporations, and tax exempt organizations. He is a former adjunct professor of business planning and partnership law at DePaul University. Mr. Block is also a commercial...
Karen Frances Stebbins
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Karen Frances Stebbins
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 15 years of experience
(847) 905-0319 P.O. Box 158
Glencoe, IL 60022
Probate, DUI, Estate Planning and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Edward J Stawicki
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Edward J Stawicki
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(847) 329-8866 1200 Shermer Rd #102
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationProbate, Civil Rights, Elder and Estate Planning
Edward “Ed” Stawicki, founder and principal of Stawicki Law Office, LLC, is a lifelong resident of Chicagoland who has over fifteen (15) years of experience as a civil litigator at the trial and appellate court levels. Ed concentrates his practice on:

Estate & Trust Litigation
Will Contests & Trust Contests
Recovery or Estate & Trust Assets
Contested Guardianships
Elder Law
Financial Exploitation of Elderly Persons

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Steven L Richards
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Steven L Richards
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 44 years of experience
(847) 559-9883 707 SKOKIE BLD-420
Multi Owner, IL 60062
Probate and Personal Injury
Douglas Belofsky
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Douglas Belofsky
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer
(847) 416-2024 707 Skokie Blvd #600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Probate, Appeals, Estate Planning and Health Care
Samuel W Witwer Jr.
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 57 years of experience
(847) 562-2600 1466 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Probate
Louis T. Wierenga
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Louis T. Wierenga
(847) 749-1131 115 S. Wilke Road
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 15 years of experience
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Valparaiso University School of Law
Services We Provide Include: • Probate & Estate Planning: Estate Administration, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills; • Business Formation & Transactional Matters: Creation of Business Entities (i.e. LLC, Corp., Partnerships) & Other Business Agreements including Mergers & Acquisitions; • Income Tax Returns: Planning & Preparation (Individuals, Partnerships, Corp., Trusts, Gift & Estate Tax, Tax-Exempt Org., Payroll & Others); and • Audits & Appeals: Representation in Problematic Tax & Regulatory Matters.
Lauren Jackson
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Lauren Jackson
Kane County, IL Probate Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(847) 714-2866 2001 Larkin Ave. Suite 202
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfProbate, 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...
William S. Wilson
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William S. Wilson
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 41 years of experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#200
LaGrange, IL 60525
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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 G. Drendel
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Kevin G. Drendel
Kane County, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years of experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
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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: Director (1999-2000), ...
Jonathan G. Anderson
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Jonathan G. Anderson
(847) 850-8899 1101 Perimeter Dr. Ste. 220
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 43 years of experience
Probate, Divorce and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the owner and founder of Anderson Attorneys, PC. For more than 35 years, Jon Anderson owned Anderson & Associates, P.C. which grew to be a leading law firm with 12 attorneys in four offices who represented clients in divorce, family law, estate planning, probate, bankruptcy, and debtor/creditor relations and other matters. In June 2022, he sold Anderson & Associates, P.C. In 2023, he founded Anderson Attorneys, PC, a smaller, high-quality, specialized, boutique law firm that focuses on financially sophisticated divorce litigation and estate planning, and probate matters. For over 35 years, Jonathan Anderson...
Lisa A. Copland
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Lisa A. Copland
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 26 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, allocation of parental responsibilities, child support and parenting time. Lisa routinely represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Through the firm's full service approach, attorneys also assist clients in estate planning and civil litigation.
Janice Dantes
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Janice Dantes
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 10 years of experience
(312) 546-5077 35 East Wacker Drive Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
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DePaul College of Law
Janice, lovingly known by the nickname “Apple” in her family, is a passionate attorney specializing in family law. She was born in Angeles City, Philippines at the location previously known as Clark Air Force Base and relocated to Chicago, Illinois with her family when she was just three years old. Fluent in Tagalog, Janice is particularly interested in serving the legal needs of the Filipino community in Chicago. Janice graduated in 2005 with honors from the University of Chicago and earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University in 2012. She has been a practicing attorney in Illinois since...
John J. Lynch
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John J. Lynch
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years of experience
(630) 960-4700 3333 Warrenville Road
Suite 200
Lisle, IL 60532
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfProbate, 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...
Stephanie Sexauer
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Stephanie Sexauer
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(312) 300-4743 100 N. LaSalle Street Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
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.
Denice Gierach
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Denice Gierach
DuPage County, IL Probate Lawyer with 48 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 and estate planning lawyer with more than 30 years of experience representing business owners in the formation, franchising, and dissolution of businesses; contract negotiation and reviews; business litigation; partnership disputes, succession planning; commercial real estate; and aiding individuals in matters of advanced estate planning, and charitable giving. She also leads her firm’s YourOGC program providing Outsourced General Counsel services to small and medium size businesses to assist them in preventing legal issues, providing proper planning for reaching goals, and insight into issues preventing them from further success. As a Certified Public Accountant with a master's degree...
Dana Zivkovich
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Dana Zivkovich
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 17 years of experience
(708) 833-7755 8130 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
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.
Michael Otte
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Michael Otte
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 15 years of experience
(773) 631-7100 1901 N. Roselle Rd.
#210
Schaumburg, IL 60195
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael A. Otte concentrates his practice on estate planning, trust administration, and contested and litigated estates and trusts. Additionally, Michael's particular area of focus is in elder law matters, including Medicaid planning, Medicaid appeals, guardianship, contested guardianships, nursing home contract review, general elder law matters requiring litigation or other court involvement, and other issues affecting the legal needs of older people. Michael has given dozens of both public and private seminars on his areas of experience in order to educate the public and fellow attorneys on important estate planning and elder law concepts. Michael is a member of the Chicago...
Diane M Ainsworth
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Diane M Ainsworth
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(312) 984-0398 203 N. LA SALLE ST.,
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
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Northwestern University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern University School of Law; B. A. - S.U.N.Y. at Purchase, New York ; Emma Willard School, Troy, New York; Alumnus: Operation Crossroads Africa - Ivory Coast ; Exchange Student University of Lorraine, France.
Philip Fornaro
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Philip Fornaro
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 28 years of experience
(708) 639-4320 23 Lincoln Street
Unit 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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,...
Monika Blacha
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Monika Blacha
(630) 445-2355 161 N. Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCook County, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years of experience
Probate, 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...
Kiley Whitty
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Kiley Whitty
(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationDuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 14 years of 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...

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