Probate can be daunting at an already extremely difficult time. We’re here to guide you through the probate process so you know exactly what’s going on. We will be with you every step of the way from the court making a determination on the validity of your loved one’s will to the actual distribution of the assets.
We offer knowledgeable assistance with
- Your Duties as an Executor
- Choosing an Executor for Your Will
- Preserving Your Estate Assets
- Ways to Avoid Probate
Probate can be an expensive, drawn-out process, especially for beneficiaries who may have to wait anywhere from one to two years to receive the property left to them in the will. There are certain types of assets that do not have to go through probate and become available to the beneficiaries upon death of the decedent. We can help identify those items to get you relief sooner.
Contact Us now to speak with an attorney regarding questions you may have about Probate.
What Our Chicago Clients Are Saying About Us
Eric and Julie: On behalf of the Edgebrook Women's Club would like to thank you and express our gratitude for your wonderfully informative presentation to our group. As was evident from the many questions your information was needed, very well received and your situational examples registered with many in the audience. Thank you again for providing a much needed and informative presentation.
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