Newton Probate Lawyers

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Newton, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(618) 783-3115 100 W Jourdan St
Newton, IL 62448-1973
Probate and Family
Joe Pappas
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Charleston, IL Probate Attorney with 3 years experience
(217) 345-6222 622 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
I am a personable and caring attorney who aims to serve those in need.

My office is located in Coles County, but happy and able to serve those as far north as Champaign-Urbana, or as far south as Effingham.
Brian D. Pondenis
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Charleston, IL Probate Lawyer with 13 years experience
(217) 345-3929 604 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Illinois College of Law
Brian is proud to continue the tradition of personal services performed by Brainard Law Offices LLC, the oldest law firm in Charleston. We have the advantage of years of experience, both from debtor, creditor, and trustee perspectives, which enables our firm to provide superior bankruptcy services for our clients. We believe each client deserves individual attention.
Charleston, IL Probate Attorney
(217) 639-7800 6009 Park Drive
Charleston, IL 61920
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law
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
Vandalia, IL Probate Attorney with 7 years experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Probate, Energy and Estate Planning
Marshall, IL Probate Attorney with 38 years experience
(217) 826-3055 107 S. Sixth Street
Marshall, IL 62441
Probate, Criminal and Family
Marshall, IL Probate Lawyer with 70 years experience
(212) 786-2212 220 S. 6th Street
Marshall, IL 62441
Probate, Real Estate and Tax
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...
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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(855) 886-1529 305 West Professional Park Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
Free ConsultationEffingham, 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.
Amy F. Campbell Spector
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 551-0300 600 Country Club View, Ste. 2
Edwardsville, IL 62025
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...
Chad Murray
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Decatur, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(217) 441-2110 363 S. Main Street
Suite 505B
Decatur, IL 62523
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
State University of New York - Buffalo
Based in Decatur, Illinois and serving clients throughout Central Illinois, I am a different kind of lawyer. I love value billing and flat fee arrangements. I embrace technology and use it to make my practice more effective. I worry about my clients, not their fees. I offer a valuable service to my clients, but I don't act like I'm better because of it. My practice focuses on personal injury, estates, and real estate. Can't make it to the office? No worries—I make housecalls if you need it.
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
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.
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.
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...
Hrant Norsigian Jr
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OFallon, IL Probate Attorney with 31 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...
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
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....
William A Peithmann
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Mahomet, IL Probate Attorney with 42 years experience
(217) 586-6102 409 E. Main St., PO Box 80
Mahomet, IL 61853
Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Adam B. Lawler
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Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
(618) 993-2222 1600 West Main
PO Box 1148
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationProbate, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
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.
Barbara L Sherer
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer
(618) 692-6656 205 N. 2nd Street
Suite 102
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...
Bruce Baber
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Paris, IL Probate Lawyer with 39 years experience
(217) 463-3225 216 E Wood St
Paris, IL 61944
Probate, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Family
The University of Chicago Law School
General practice solo law firm, with emphasis on criminal & DUI law, family law, real estate, and wills, estates & trusts.
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, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
The John Marshall Law School
John Wozniak
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Urbana, IL Probate Lawyer with 23 years experience
(217) 367-1647 108 East Anthony Drive, Suite A
Urbana, IL 61802
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Catherine H. Barbercheck
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Champaign, IL Probate Lawyer with 41 years experience
(217) 352-3634 1508 W. Park Avenue
P. O. Box 1127
Champaign, IL 61824-1127
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Lewis University College of Law
Warren Earl Benning
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Springfield, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years experience
(217) 851-1909 1118 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Warren Benning is an Associate Attorney for National Legal Solutions Center in Springfield, IL. I focus my practice on Elder law and probate planning.
My passion is to help my clients understand their options as to advance directives and estate planning.
Matthew Lane McArthy
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Carmi, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(618) 380-2277 1220 E. Main St., Suite D.
P.O. Box 519
Carmi, IL 62821-0519
Probate, Energy, 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
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
Carlinville, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 854-4761 5 Hoch Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Probate and Estate Planning
Monticello, IL Probate Lawyer with 47 years experience
(217) 762-3661 114 S Charter St
Monticello, IL 61856-1853
Probate
Carlinville, IL Probate Attorney with 51 years experience
(217) 854-3616 1075 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626-9110
Probate and Real Estate
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
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.
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.
Philip Fornaro
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La Grange, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years experience
(708) 639-4320 1022 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
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....
Monika Blacha
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Joliet, IL Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 445-2355 Two Rialto Square
116 N. Chicago Street, Suite 303
Joliet, IL 60432
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...
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