Our Compassionate Estate Planning Approach
Our dedicated attorneys will help you manage next steps after the loss of a loved one — whether you’re a trustee, executor, guardian or agent in the Chicago area.
Generally, administering an estate involves several important aspects, which include:
- Taking an inventory of the assets and liabilities of the estate;
- Distributing the assets and settling the outstanding debts;
- Preparing an estate accounting;
- Preparing estate and inheritance tax returns;
- Handling inheritance disputes; and
- Handling estate and tax litigation issues if required.
Are you facing problems related to asset allocation, guardianship or trustee misconduct? Get a professional to efficiently and effectively handle estate planning and estate administration disputes.
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- Learn about the estate planning process
- Discuss your family dynamics
- Leave with actionable next steps and peace of mind
FREE EBOOK: HOW TO PLAN YOUR ESTATE AT EVERY STAGE OF LIFE
Have you started planning your estate? Believe it or not, there are steps you can take at every stage of life to prepare for the inevitable and unexpected.
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