Mercer County Probate Lawyers

Ray Choudhry
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Ray Choudhry
Rock Island County, IL Probate Attorney with 45 years of experience
(309) 797-8000 1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

Former Public Administrator of Rock Island County

Former Public Guardian of Rock Island County

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Kurt R Dittmer
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Kurt R Dittmer
Hancock County, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 659-3312 102 N Center St.
P.O. Box 509
La Harpe, IL 61450
Probate, Criminal Defense, Family and Real Estate
Jennifer Bunker Skerston
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Jennifer Bunker Skerston
LaSalle County, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of 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....
William Wombacher
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William Wombacher
Peoria County, IL Probate Lawyer with 41 years of experience
(888) 541-2088 416 Main St, Suite 700
Peoria, IL 61602
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
University of Iowa
Bill was born and raised in Peoria, IL. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. degree in Government. He received his law degree (JD) at the University of Iowa graduating with honors. He has been practicing law in Central Illinois since his graduation and admission into the Illinois Bar. Legal ability and ethical standards ratings are published each year by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.Bill has the highest possible rating of AV. The legal ability rating is "A" which means he is rated as very high to preeminent. The "V" rating means that he embraces faithful adherence...
Sara Stephenson Peska
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Sara Stephenson Peska
Stephenson County, IL Probate Attorney
(815) 235-2511 8 East Stephenson Street
P.O. Box 877
Freeport, IL 61032
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northern Illinois University
Sara's practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate, business and corporate law, estate planning and administration, agricultural law and intellectual property. Sara is certified with the 15th Judicial Circuit as both a mediator and guardian ad litem.

Sara is a member of the Stephenson County Bar Association, where she has served as secretary, the Jo Daviess County Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Sara is active in the community, having served on the boards of directors for the FHN Family Counseling Center, Boys and Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County, and the Senior Resource Center. Sara serves...
Ralph E Elliott
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Ralph E Elliott
Stephenson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(815) 233-1022 1005 W. Loras Drive
P.O. Box 1149
Freeport, IL 61032
Probate, Agricultural, Business and Estate Planning
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Ralph Elliott has been engaged in the practice of law in Freeport, Illinois since 1981. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Summa Cum Laude, earning Phi Beta Kappa recognition in 1978.He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1981. Ralph is admitted to the practice of law in the state of Illinois, the federal courts for the Northern District of Illinois (including the Trial Bar), the Central District of Illinois, and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Christina M. Willman
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Christina M. Willman
Stephenson County, IL Probate Lawyer
(815) 233-1022 1005 Loras Drive
P.O. Box 1149
Freeport, IL 61032
Probate, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Christina Willman earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2018. She received a degree in Agribusiness, Cum Laude, upon graduating from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in 2015. While in law school, Christina was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court team. In addition, Christina was a student attorney in the Clinical Law program, focusing on estate planning and general litigation. She also has completed legal internships at Vermeer Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and agricultural equipment in Pella, Iowa, and the Michigan Farm Bureau.

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Andrew O. Mays
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Andrew O. Mays
Adams County, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of 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...
Brigette M. Lobacz
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Brigette M. Lobacz
Tazewell County, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(309) 347-4141 410 Broadway
Pekin, IL 61554
Probate, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Valerie M Moehle
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Valerie M Moehle
Tazewell County, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(309) 347-4141 410 Broadway
Pekin, IL 61554
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Jonathan G. Anderson
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Jonathan G. Anderson
DuPage County, IL Probate Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 140
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal and founding attorney of Anderson & Associates, P.C. Jon orchestrated the growth of the firm from a one-attorney practice to a successful 12-attorney law firm serving the Chicagoland metro area. As one of the most established law firms in the Chicago area focused on family law, their dedicated attorneys uphold the highest standards to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. The firm’s additional practice areas include bankruptcy, estate planning, probate, corporate law, real estate, and personal injury matters.

Anderson & Associates, P.C. is conveniently located within the city and suburbs with four offices in...
Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
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Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(312) 906-5041 565 West Adams Street
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60661
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Colorado School of Law at Boulder
Chicago tax attorney Jonathan Decatorsmith has been practicing tax law for more than 25 years. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, Professor Decatorsmith was a senior trial attorney and internal instructor with the Internal Revenue Service for 11 years. He has tried more than 40 cases before the United States Tax Court, and previously served as adjunct professor at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Minnesota.
Philip Fornaro
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Philip Fornaro
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 25 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,...
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Edward J. Blake Jr.
Madison County, IL Probate Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(855) 886-1529 32 Country Club View Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationProbate, 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.
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
Will County, IL Probate Attorney with 25 years of 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....
Stephanie Sexauer
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Stephanie Sexauer
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 7 years of 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.
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Vincent Anthony Incopero
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 6 years of experience
(630) 299-7600 381 North York Street
Suite 1
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
Peoria County, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years of experience
(309) 512-0066 4600 N. Brandywine Dr.
Ste 200A
Peoria, IL 61614
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. We are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited to divorce and family...
Dana Zivkovich
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Dana Zivkovich
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 13 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.
Carol A Nolan
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Carol A Nolan
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 24 years of 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,...
Kiley Whitty
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Kiley Whitty
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Rd.
Suite 201
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationProbate, 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...
Joseph Rousseau
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Joseph Rousseau
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(833) 929-3463 1 S. Church St.
#500
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
Michelle Bugajsky
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Michelle Bugajsky
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 12 years of experience
(630) 427-4407 2272 95th Street
Suite 200A
Naperville, IL 60564
Probate and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Michelle Bugajsky focuses her practice on probate, estate planning, and family law. Whether assisting clients in planning for their futures or helping clients through problems in the here and now, Michelle provides caring and thoughtful legal services. Michelle takes great pride in combining her keen legal expertise of probate and estate planning law with a plan uniquely crafted for each specific client or family.

Michelle attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Thereafter, Michelle accepted an academic scholarship to attend the Illinois Institute of...
Kevin G. Drendel
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Kevin G. Drendel
Kane County, IL Probate Attorney with 29 years of experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Estate Planning
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), ...
Ian Holzhauer
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Ian Holzhauer
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years of experience
(630) 355-8100 222 S Mill St
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Business and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
Ian was raised in Naperville from birth until graduation from Naperville North High School in 2001. He received a full academic scholarship from the University of Florida, where he graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in History, summa cum laude. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2007. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, having graduated in the top 4% of his class at Georgetown.

After being admitted to the Illinois bar, Ian served as a uniformed attorney in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (J.A.G.) Corps from 2007 until 2014....
Christopher Maurer
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Christopher Maurer
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 23 years of experience
(855) 705-7705 50 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney with over two decades of litigation experience primarily in the areas of divorce and family law, as well as estate planning. He practices in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and the other collar counties. Chris has focused his practice in the area of family law, including divorce issues (contested and uncontested divorces, complex financial and business divorces), and paternity cases, preparation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, custody disputes, establishing visitation schedules, child support calculation and alimony/maintenance determination, grandparent rights, disputes regarding removing children from Illinois, and enforcing court orders. Chris...
Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
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Diane M Ainsworth Esq.
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(312) 984-0398 203 N. LA SALLE ST.,
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
Probate, Appeals, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury
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.
Kerry R. Peck
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Kerry R. Peck
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 43 years of experience
(847) 509-1099 707 Skokie Blvd.
#600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
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...
Monika Blacha
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Monika Blacha
Will County, IL Probate Attorney with 21 years of 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...
Michael Otte
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Michael Otte
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 12 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...
Brian J. Banahan
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Brian J. Banahan
Kane County, IL Probate Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(630) 653-4300 22 S. 4th Street
Suite 5
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Family and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Brian J. Banahan has been practicing law in DuPage, Kane and Cook County Illinois for 18 years. He began his legal career and learned his way around the courtroom in 1997 as a full time 711 prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. From there, Mr. Banahan moved to serve as chief legal counsel and Deputy Public Administrator for DuPage County for 17 years. In that job, Mr. Banahan managed, administered, litigated, settled, and closed hundreds of decedent’s estates and an extensive number of related legal matters in nearly every area of the law. In the process, he has...
Mike Drabant
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Mike Drabant
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Probate, Business, Civil Rights and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Antonio DeBlasio
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Antonio DeBlasio
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 26 years of experience
(630) 560-1123 2001 Midwest Rd
Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. DeBlasio is the founder and managing member of DeBlasio & Gower LLC. Tony has over 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advisor. He has counseled individuals, business executives, for profit and not-for-profit companies and government bodies in complex litigation matters, internal investigations and dispute resolution strategies. Tony has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation on many occasions. Only 5% of attorneys receive this distinction. Tony has represented clients from a multitude of industry sectors, including, health care, technology, communications, financial, education, real estate, manufacturing, construction, management...
John J. Lynch
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John J. Lynch
Will County, IL Probate Attorney with 21 years of 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...
William S. Wilson
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William S. Wilson
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 38 years of experience
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th St
#110
La Grange, IL 60525
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law and University of Texas - Austin
Over 30 years ago, Bill Wilson began his legal career along side his dad, James T. Wilson and practiced with him until his passing in 2008. Bill carries on the legacy of compassionate, expert legal counsel concentrating in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession, Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning for Families that have Children with Disabilities.

Bill feels a “profound obligation to provide counsel that ensures the safety of the hard earned assets of families.”

He extends that obligation outside of his practice too. Currently, he serves as President of Aging Care Connections Board, a not-for-profit agency in La...
Mark Varboncouer
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Mark Varboncouer
Will County, IL Probate Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(815) 278-2448 8767 Larawary Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
Probate, Estate Planning, Patents and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Mark Varboncouer is the founder of Varboncouer Law. Mr. Varboncouer is an experienced trial attorney who previously spent 10-plus years with Kirkland & Ellis LLP (“one of the nation's largest and most prestigious law firms”/ “known for its world-class litigation practice”/ “one of the ‘Fearsome Foursome’ — the four firms most likely to strike fear in opposing counsel”); and 4-plus years with another highly-prestigious 1,000-plus attorney law firm, McGuireWoods LLP, where he litigated a variety of issues: contracts, non-competes, tortious interference, unfair competition, fraud, licenses and complex intellectual property issues (e.g., patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, false advertising etc.)....
James Siebert
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James Siebert
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 39 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...
Connie J. Butcher
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Connie J. Butcher
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Probate, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Connie J. Butcher is a new member of the Anderson & Associates family, and she looks forward to bringing her 30 years of experience in multiple areas of practice to an already very proficient law firm. Her past experience includes being a Partner in a small, two-lawyer firm from 1993 to December 2017 which concentrated in general litigation.

Connie has always focused on what is best for the client in all areas of practice. She agrees with the thoughts of Judge Roti from the Rolling Meadows Judicial Circuit Court of Cook County: "A bad settlement is always better than a good...
Misty J. Cygan
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Misty J. Cygan
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(847) 823-9034 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Richard K. Hellerman
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Richard K. Hellerman
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 34 years of experience
(855) 454-5529 222 S Riverside Plaza
#2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Employment
Emory University School of Law
Aggressive, pragmatic, energetic, zealous representation of clients' interests, both in court and out of court, is a succinct summary of my experience and what I bring to the representation of all my clients.

My trial experience and ability is my biggest professional strength. I have been fortunate to try scores of cases, before judges and juries, representing multinational corporations, family owned businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters. I have particular expertise and experience in prosecuting and defending emergent litigation matters such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
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