Macomb, Illinois Probate Lawyers

Kurt R Dittmer
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La Harpe, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 659-3312 102 N Center St.
P.O. Box 509
La Harpe, IL 61450
Probate, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Petersburg, IL Probate Attorney with 15 years experience
(217) 632-2282 101 W Douglas St
Petersburg, IL 62675
Probate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Havana, IL Probate Lawyer with 24 years experience
(309) 543-2291 124 West Market Street
Havana, IL 62644-1191
Probate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Carthage, IL Probate Attorney with 49 years experience
(217) 357-3121 608 Wabash Ave
Carthage, IL 62321-1444
Probate and Estate Planning
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...
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.

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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 33 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.

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William Wombacher
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Peoria, IL Probate Lawyer with 39 years 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...
Rhonda K Jenkins
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 23 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.
Andrew O. Mays
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Quincy, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(217) 318-3521 529 Hampshire Street, Suite 621
Quincy, IL 62301
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Marquette University Law School
I am a thrid generation attorney originally from Quincy. I focus my practice on estate planning and estate administration because its a topic that is so important to every family. Whether it's a young family like mine where primary concern is ensuring children are taken care of in the event something happens to the parents, a family with adult children who need a little protection from themselves (or an ex-spouse), or a multi-million dollar estate with complex tax planning issues; everyone needs an estate plan. I try to make the process as easy as possible for you so that a...
John L. GreenLeaf Jr.
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Decatur, IL Probate Attorney with 41 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.
James R. Enlow
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Springfield, IL Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Criminal, Employment and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Frank H Byers II
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Decatur, IL Probate Lawyer with 42 years experience
(217) 875-3301 160 West Main Street
Decatur, IL 62523
Probate, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Illinois College of Law
Frank H Byers, II, has practiced law in Macon County Illinois since 1977. Frank started practice with his father in the firm Byers & Byers. The firm later became known as Byers, Byers & Greenleaf. After his father retired, Frank was a partner in the law firm Fuller, Hopp, McCarthy, Quigg & Byers before he began practicing law in the firm Frank H. Byers, II, Ltd., in 1995. Frank H. Byers, II, Ltd., is a full service litigation firm appearing in state and federal courts in Illinois. The firm represents both individuals and businesses in litigation in...
Valerie M Moehle
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Pekin, IL Probate Lawyer with 34 years experience
(309) 347-4141 410 Broadway
Pekin, IL 61554
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
James D. Greenwood
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Rock Island, IL Probate Lawyer with 4 years experience
(309) 794-1515 224 - 18th Street, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 4298
Rock Island, IL 61201
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Drake University
James Greenwood is admitted to practice in Iowa, Illinois, the U.S. District Court of the Central District of Illinois, and U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Iowa. In addition, James is licensed to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs.
James works primarily in the areas of Business Law, Real Estate, Contracts, and Estate Planning. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Iowa State Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Scott County Bar Association.
James holds his Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration degrees from Drake University where he was awarded...
Jackson E Donley
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 37 years experience
(217) 801-5959 975 S. Durkin Drive, Suite 101
Springfield, IL 62704
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
The John Marshall Law School
Brigette M. Lobacz
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Pekin, IL Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(309) 347-4141 410 Broadway
Pekin, IL 61554
Probate, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Rex L Brown
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Decatur, IL Probate Attorney
(217) 423-3411 234 S Franklin Street
Decatur, IL 62523
Probate
Peoria, IL Probate Lawyer
(800) 986-6080 456 Fulton St
#425
Peoria, IL 61602
Probate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Medical Malpractice
Drake University
Washington, IL Probate Lawyer with 45 years experience
(309) 481-2431 135 Washington Square
Washington, IL 61571
Probate, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Aledo, IL Probate Attorney with 46 years experience
(309) 582-5162 115 E. Main St.
Aledo, IL 61231-0164
Probate, Civil Rights and Criminal
Jacksonville, IL Probate Attorney with 25 years experience
(217) 245-7111 816 West State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62651-0696
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Carlinville, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 854-4761 5 Hoch Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Probate and Estate Planning
Geneseo, IL Probate Lawyer with 42 years experience
(309) 944-6866 137 S State St
Ste 208
Geneseo, IL 61254-1301
Probate, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Carlinville, IL Probate Attorney with 50 years experience
(217) 854-3616 1075 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626-9110
Probate and Real Estate
Philip Fornaro
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Hinsdale, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years 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,...
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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(855) 886-1529 32 Country Club View Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationEdwardsville, 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.
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.
Monika Blacha
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Naperville, IL Probate Attorney with 19 years experience
(630) 445-2355 40 Shuman Blvd.
Suite 118
Naperville, IL 60563
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...
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.
William S. Wilson
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 36 years experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law and The University of Texas School of Law
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...
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....
Lisa A. Copland
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 21 years experience
(312) 546-5059 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.
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...
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....
Kelly Garrett-Hicks
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Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 13 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.
John J. Lynch
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Aurora, IL Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 283-7091 1444 North Farnsworth
Suite 100
Aurora, IL 60505
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...
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.
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.)....
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.
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