Swansea, Illinois Probate Lawyers

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Edward J. Blake Jr.
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(855) 886-1529 521 West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBelleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 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.
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.
Amy F. Campbell Spector
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Belleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 551-0300 20 E. Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Amy F. Spector is a managing partner with Hicks & Spector, L.L.C. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois . Ms. Spector holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Marketing and minored in Psychology. Ms. Spector received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois, where she was an active member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, as well as the student division of the American Bar Association.

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

Caitlin prides herself on listening to her clients so that she knows what is important to them and what their goal is. She...
Jeanna N. Storment
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(618) 233-7900 521 W. Main St.
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBelleville, IL Probate Lawyer with 5 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Faulkner University
Stan Weller
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Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(618) 277-3476 1 S. Church St.
Suite 202
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Stan R. Weller is a practicing attorney in the Southern Illinois/Metro East St. Louis area. He established the Weller Law Firm in 2006 after a number of years in private firms, as well as a period with the Illinois Attorney General’s office working in the Sexually Violent Persons Unit. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 1998. He is a certified mediator, arbitrator, and former guardian ad litem, but concentrates his practice in the areas of family law and...
Nathan P. Links
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(618) 233-7900 521West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Belleville, IL Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
Probate, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate and Tax
Saint Louis University School of Law
NATHAN P. LINKS, born in Carlyle, Illinois .
License: Illinois, 2012

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

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

Areas of Practice: Mr. Links practices in the following areas of law: Estates and Trusts, Family Law, Real Estate, and Guardianships, as well as General Practice.
Jennifer Behme
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(618) 233-7900 521 W MAIN ST
Suite 100
BELLEVILLE, IL 62220
BELLEVILLE, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Tax
Michael J Swanson
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Attorney with 9 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....
Devin C. DiDominicus
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer with 4 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.
Barbara L Sherer
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Edwardsville, IL Probate Lawyer
(618) 692-6656 517 Saint Louis Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Probate, Criminal, Divorce and Real Estate
Washington University in St. Louis
Barbara has been practicing law in the St. Louis Metro East area for over 27 years, concentrating in the areas of family law, real estate law, criminal defense and general civil practice.

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

After graduating, she worked at the Law Firm of Lucco, Brown, and Mudge in Edwardsville, Illinois. Additionally, Barbara was the lead attorney in the Domestic Violence/Child Support Enforcement Unit of the Madison County...
O'Fallon, IL Probate Attorney
(618) 628-3800 775 Sunset Blvd.
Suite B
O'Fallon, IL 62269
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law
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
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.

Jim Ackerman...
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
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
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.
Adam B. Lawler
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Marion, IL Probate Lawyer with 14 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
Carlinville, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 854-4761 5 Hoch Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Probate and Estate Planning
Vandalia, IL Probate Attorney with 40 years experience
303 South 7th St.
P. O. Box 399
Vandalia, IL 62471-2731
Probate, Estate Planning 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
Pana, IL Probate Lawyer with 30 years experience
(217) 562-2943 110 E Third St
PO Box 170
Pana, IL 62557-0170
Probate, Family and Real Estate
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
Vandalia, IL Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Probate, Energy and Estate Planning
Hillsboro, IL Probate Attorney with 42 years experience
(217) 532-5432 405 S. Main St.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Probate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Vienna, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years experience
(618) 658-9497 412 Court St
Vienna, IL 62995-0515
Probate, Criminal and Family
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,...
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....
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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Former Public Guardian of Rock Island County

HUD Foreclosure Commissioner
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Tinley Park, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(708) 894-3030 16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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...
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.
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Chicago, IL Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience
(312) 984-0398 203 N. LA SALLE ST.,
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
Probate, Appeals, Criminal and Personal Injury
Northwestern University School of Law
Attended Noroton School in Darien, Conn,; Graduated from Emma Willard School. Alumnus: Operation Crossroads Africa - Ivory Coast ; Exchange Student to University of Lorraine, France.
John J. Lynch
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Lockport, IL Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 283-7091 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 38 years experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal attorney and founder of Anderson & Associates, P.C.

Jon guided the growth of this family law firm from a one-attorney law practice in Schaumburg, Illinois to an eleven-attorney law firm with Cook County offices in Schaumburg, Chicago, Northbrook, and Orland Park, Illinois and a DuPage County office in Wheaton, Illinois.

For over 25 years, Jon has achieved optimum results for his clients in divorce and other family law litigation involving issues that include family-owned businesses, pre-marital (pre-nuptial) agreements, post-marital (post-nuptial) agreements, marital property and non-marital property distribution, maintenance (alimony), custody, visitation and the removal of...
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....
Carol A Nolan
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Lisle, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 668-6600 1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 224
Lisle, IL 60532
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Since 1996, Illinois elder law attorney Carol A. Nolan, has been providing valuable legal advice for seniors and their families. As a skilled Wheaton estate attorney, Ms. Nolan is devoted to the rights and legal options of elderly and disabled people in DuPage County and Chicago's western suburbs. Her Lisle law office handles a wide range of financial, health care, and estate planning matters, including Medicaid applications and planning, disability planning, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), guardianships, wills, trusts, and probate administration.

Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration,...
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.)....
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.
Izabela Czajkowska
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Hickory Hills , IL Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(773) 731-7100 7667 W. 95th St.
203
Hickory Hills , IL 60457
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Izabela concentrates her practice in estate and trust planning, probate, and estate and trust administration and litigation. Izabela also assists clients in planning for disability and special needs. Izabela also handles guardianship proceedings and serves as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the Cook County Circuit Court. Additionally, Izabela has experience with domestic and international income tax and business planning, and corporate and individual tax controversies. She also advises clients on business succession matters, wealth transfer and preservation, and corporate, partnership and limited liability company transactions, including drafting various business arrangements and agreements. Izabela was named as an Illinois Super...
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