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  1. Chicago Probate Attorney David W. Inlander

    David Inlander

    Client Review: David is an excellent attorney who puts the concerns and needs of his clients above everything el...
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    Licensed for 40 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Chicago Probate Attorney Barry Benjamin Kreisler

    Barry Kreisler Pro

    Chicago Lawyer/CPA with 40 years Experience in Estate Planning and Administration
    Licensed for 45 years - $95-$325/hour
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    10.0

    773-394-6400
  3. Chicago Probate Attorney Monika M Blacha

    Monika Blacha Pro

    Guardianship, Estate Administration, Will Contests, Trust Contests
    Licensed for 16 years - $225-$300/hour
    AVVO
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    9.8

    630-445-2355
  4. Chicago Probate Attorney Gregg A Garofalo

    Gregg Garofalo

    Gregg focuses his practice in the areas of probate administration and litigation, estate planning and real estate. In addition, Gregg is a guardian ad litem appointed by the Circuit... more
    Licensed for 16 years - $250-$350/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  5. Chicago Probate Attorney Lindsey Paige Markus

    Lindsey Markus

    Lindsey Paige Markus assists business owners and families plan their estates, protect assets, transfer wealth, and minimize taxation. Lindsey works closely with clients to formulate... more
    Licensed for 8 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

  6. Chicago Probate Attorney Alan Sohn

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    Alan E. Sohn received his Juris Doctorate from the College of Law of the University of Illinois in 1968 and has been a practicing attorney for more than 41 years. Mr. Sohn has been a... more
    Licensed for 47 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.7

    312-236-7005
  7. Chicago Probate Attorney William Ellis Russell

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    Bill Russell is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group. Bill advises closely held businesses and professionals on business and tax matters. His practice consists of corporate... more
    Licensed for 31 years
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    9.4

    312-360-6373
  8. Chicago Probate Attorney Maximillienne Elliott

    Maximillienne Elliott

    In addition to legal activities and serving the community, Max also enjoys cycling, jogging, and being with her own "nontraditional" family.
    Licensed for 4 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  9. Chicago Probate Attorney Helen Mesoloras

    Helen Mesoloras

    "I find practicing in the area of elder law and working closely with families truly rewarding. It is an area of the law that is relatable and has or will affect all of us at some point... more
    Licensed for 10 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  10. Chicago Probate Attorney Diane Marie Ainsworth

    Diane Ainsworth

    I am an avid Doctor Who fan, so I am giving a shout out to all those who love his many transmutations! I also like to write poetry, so send me some of yours when you get a chance...I... more
    Licensed for 29 years - Retainer (Always)
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.6

Probate

Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.