Chicago Probate Lawyers — 473 found

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  1. Chicago Probate Attorney Donna L Otis

    Donna Otis

    The Principal of Otis Law Group, Ltd., Donna L. Otis (fka Donna L. Moore), is recognized for her knowledge of elder law, estate planning, administration, and probate (including... more
    Licensed for 11 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Chicago Probate Attorney Deborah Browne Cole

    Deborah Cole Pro

    Personalized, Quality Estate Planning & Probate Services With Compassion
    Licensed for 19 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

    312-786-2250
  3. Chicago Probate Attorney Timothy James Ritchey

    Timothy Ritchey Pro

    Timothy J. Ritchey practices in the areas of estate and guardianship administration, probate and trust litigation, real estate litigation, and estate planning. Over 90% of Tim's... more
    Licensed for 10 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    312-201-0900
  4. Chicago Probate Attorney Alan Sohn

    Alan Sohn Pro

    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
  5. 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

  6. Chicago Probate Attorney Monika M Blacha

    Monika Blacha Pro

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

    9.9

    630-445-2355
  7. Chicago Probate Attorney Abosede Olasimbo Odunsi

    Abosede Odunsi

    Abosede Odunsi is the founder and principal advisor of Infinity Strategic Group ("ISG"). She advises clients on a wide variety of estate planning issues. ISG provides the estate... more
    Licensed for 14 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  8. 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 9 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  9. Chicago Probate Attorney Kenneth F. Lorch

    Kenneth Lorch

    Chicago, IL Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.1

  10. Chicago Probate Attorney Maritess Tamunday Bott

    Maritess Bott

    Maritess expertly structures a wide range of documents ranging from simple, individual wills and trusts, to complex plans involving family limited partnerships, closely-held businesses... more
    Licensed for 18 years - $200-$250/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.4

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.