I have practiced in estate planning, probate, and estate and trust litigation since... more
I have practiced in estate planning, probate, and estate and trust litigation since graduating from law school in 2004. After working at Urban Burt, Ltd., in Oak Forest, IL, I joined Paul F. O'Keefe, P.C. in 2006 where I continue to practice in estate planning, probate, trust and estate litigation, and now commercial litigation. I work out of both our Evanston and Chicago offices.I grew up in ... view profile
I have been practicing in the area of estate planning, probate, and elder law for... more
I have been practicing in the area of estate planning, probate, and elder law for more than 35 years and as a result, I have a wealth of experience that allows me to skillfully navigate through a diverse assortment of legal matters. I am certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an elder law attorney, and have held this certification since 1995
MY BELIEF IN ESTATE PLANNING I chose to focus my career on estate planning because... more
MY BELIEF IN ESTATE PLANNING I chose to focus my career on estate planning because of the family and financial planning aspects of the practice. I enjoy discussing and writing about estate planning, just see my monthly newsletter library. People are hesitant to think about estate planning–no one wants to think about death–but I find that people always sleep better after they understand th... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Evanston, IL