Cook County Probate Lawyers — 767 found

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  1. Cook County 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
  2. Cook County Probate Attorney Robert John Ross

    Robert Ross Pro

    We work to avoid probate but work with clients in probate as needed
    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

    847-358-5757
  3. Cook County 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

  4. Cook County 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

  5. Cook County Probate Attorney Kenneth F. Lorch

    Kenneth Lorch

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

    9.1

  6. Cook County 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

  7. Cook County 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

  8. Cook County Probate Attorney George Louis Schoenbeck III

    George Schoenbeck

    Orland Park, IL Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

  9. Cook County Probate Attorney Christopher J. Roman

    Christopher Roman

    Christopher J. Roman is an attorney who handles a wide variety of tax-related matters for his clients, including estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation and... more
    Licensed for 6 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.4

  10. Cook County Probate Attorney James Cummings Siebert

    James Siebert Pro

    Law Office of James C. Siebert & Associates Integrity, Compassion , and Knowledge
    Licensed for 34 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    847-253-7500

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.