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Jean Croughan Gillis

also known as Jean Gillis, Jean C. Gillis

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Guardianship

    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 1993

    1. Estate Planning: 60%
      23 years
    2. Elder Law: 20%
      23 years
    3. Guardianship: 10%
    4. Probate: 10%
      23 years

    Payment

    Fees:

    Fixed (Sometimes)

    Payment Types:

    Cash, Check, Credit Card

    Attorney Endorsements

    9 total 

    • Steven J Oshins

      It gives me great pleasure to endorse Jean Gillis. Not only is Jean a very knowledgeable estate planning attorney, but most importantly she is compassionate about her clients and really cares about making sure that their estate planning situations are resolved in a personalized and meaningful way.

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      Steven Oshins Estate Planning Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

    • Stephen M. Worrall

      Jean Gillis’ down-to-earth style, relaxed personality and eagle-eye attention to detail makes her an ideal attorney and legal counselor! Jean provides customized solutions to her clients' estate planning needs with a warm yet professional approach that allows her client families to be rest assured that they'll be taken care of if anything were to happen to them or their loved ones.

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      Stephen Worrall Estate Planning Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

    Resume

    License
    StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
    GAActive Member in Good Standing 201507/06/2015
    NCActive200707/05/2015
    FLMember in Good Standing199305/07/2015
    SCResigned200907/14/2015
    MARetired199603/12/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
    Avvo Contributions
    Legal Answers
    Legal Cases
    Case NameOutcome
    Special Needs Trust-Parents Get Peace of MindTrust completed, parents relieved!
    Cancer Diagnosis Requires Careful PlanningLiving Trust based estate plan created; client/patient doing great!

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    Publications
    Publication NameTitleDate
    LinkedIn PulseThe "4 Core" Legal Documents Every Adult Needs2015
    LinkedIn PulseEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Trusts . . . But Were Afraid to Ask (Part 1)2015
    LinkedIn PulseEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Trusts . . . But Were Afraid to Ask (Part 2)2015
    The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Children's Life InsuranceJean Gillis Featured in The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Children's Life Insurance2012
    Students Loan Info MagazineJean Gillis Featured in Students Loan Info Magazine2012
    Life Insurance and Divorce: More to It Than Just Changing BeneficiariesJean Gillis Featured in Life Insurance and Divorce: More to It Than Just Changing Beneficiaries2012
    AvvoThe "4 Core" Legal Documents Every Adult Needs2012
    AvvoGuardian Guidelines: Factors To Consider When Choosing A Permanent Guardian For Your Minor Child2012
    Bedrock Divorce AdvisorsJean Gillis Featured in Bedrock Divorce Advisors2012
    MBC LawJean Gillis Featured in MBC Law2012
    Yahoo FinanceJean Gillis Featured in Yahoo Finance2012
    Avvo"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Trusts . . . But Were Afraid to Ask" (Part 1)2012
    Avvo"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Trusts . . . But Were Afraid to Ask" (Part 2)2012
    Smart Money MagazineJean Gillis featured in Smart Money Magazine2011
    Main Street MagazineJean Gillis Featured In Main Street Magazine2011
    MSN MoneyJean Gillis Featured on MSN2011
    In Digest BizJean Gillis Featured in In Digest Biz Magazine2011
    Savvy Sisters SayJean Gillis Featured in Savvy Sisters Say2011
    The Divorce Realtor's BlogJean Gillis Featured in The Divorce Realtor's Blog2011
    Exceptional ChildChange Your Attitude, Change The World2011
    Don't Give Up Or Give OutJean Gillis Featured in Don't Give Up Or Give Out2011
    Lose The Spouse, Sell The HouseJean Gillis Featured in Lose The Spouse, Sell The House2011
    Women Lawyers OnlineJean Gillis Interviewed By Women Lawyers Online2010
    Hug Your Lawyer: Good Stories About LawyersJean Gillis Featured in Hug Your Lawyer: Good Stories About Lawyers2010
    Charlotte Mocha Moms "Coffee Talk"Jean Gillis Featured in Charlotte Mocha Moms "Coffee Talk"2010

    Speaking Engagements
    Conference NameTitleDate
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2015
    Seminar EventSmart Women Protect their Assets2015
    Seminar EventSpecial Needs Planning for Disabled Kids2015
    Seminar EventConfronting End of Life Decisions: Dying with Dignity2014
    Seminar EventNaming Guardians for Your Children2014
    Seminar EventA Man Ain’t A Plan: Estate Planning For Savvy Ladies2014
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2014
    Seminar EventThe Shocking Truth About Estate Planning2014
    Seminar Event"Getting Your Ducks In A Row" The Straight Scoop On Legal Planning For Busy Parents2013
    Seminar EventA Man Ain’t A Plan: Estate Planning For Savvy Ladies2013
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2013
    Seminar EventYour Special Needs Child: How to Create a Fortress of Protection To Last A Lifetime2013
    Webcast"Don't Rely On Luck For An Estate Plan!"2012
    Webcast"Don't Rely On Luck For An Estate Plan!"2012
    Webcast"Don't Rely On Luck For An Estate Plan!"2012
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2012
    Seminar EventA Man Ain’t A Plan: Estate Planning For Savvy Ladies2012
    Television Appearance"Don't Rely On Luck For An Estate Plan!"2011
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2011
    Seminar EventA Man Ain’t A Plan: Estate Planning For Savvy Ladies2011
    Seminar EventYour Special Needs Child: How to Create a Fortress of Protection To Last A Lifetime2011
    Seminar EventSomewhere Over The Rainbow: What Same-Sex Partners Need to Know About Estate Planning Now2010
    Seminar Event"Getting Your Ducks In A Row" The Straight Scoop On Legal Planning For Moms of Multiples2010
    Seminar Event"Getting Your Ducks In A Row" The Straight Scoop On Legal Planning For Busy Parents2010
    Live InterviewGet Ready For A "Wow" Experience!2010
    Live InterviewJean Gillis Talks Estate Planning, Guardianships, Special Needs Planning2010
    Seminar EventThe Shocking Truth About Estate Planning2009
    SeminarEstate Planning Easy As "A-B-C"!2009
    SeminarEstate Planning Easy As "A-B-C"!2008