Cook County Probate Attorneys — 741 found

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  1. Cook County Probate Attorney Ava Touloupakis

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    Client Review: The length of my court case was long and stressful but Ava Toulopakis provided professionalism, a...
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    Licensed for 9 years - Retainer (Always)
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

  2. Cook County Probate Attorney Timothy James Ritchey

    Timothy Ritchey

    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 9 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Cook County Probate Attorney Martin John Fogarty

    Martin Fogarty

    Client Review: Marty's geniune concern for us, coupled with his legal expertise made this difficult time somethi...
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    Licensed for 25 years
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    RATING

    7.7

  4. Cook County Probate Attorney Ryan M Kipfer

    Ryan Kipfer

    I received both B.A. and Juris Doctor degrees from Northern Illinois University (2002, 2008). While attending NIU College of Law, I supported the establishment of the Real Estate Law... more
    Licensed for 6 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    AVVO
    RATING

    8.1

  5. Cook County Probate Attorney Matthew J. Sheahin

    Matthew Sheahin

    Attorney Matthew Sheahin is a partner at the Palatine, Illinois, office of Lavelle Law, Ltd. and has been admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in the state of... more
    Licensed for 18 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  6. Cook County Probate Attorney Jay Allen Andrew

    Jay Andrew

    Palatine, IL Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 16 years
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    RATING

    8.5

  7. Cook County Probate Attorney Kim Alison Kamin

    Kim Kamin

    Work with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients on all aspects of estate and trust planning, administration and dispute resolution. Also assist with the formation and... more
    Licensed for 18 years
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    9.4

  8. Cook County Probate Attorney Mildred Veronica Palmer

    Mildred Palmer

    At WPD, we pride ourselves in providing unparalleled legal service to our clients. The attorneys of Waltz, Palmer Dawson, LLC quickly respond to the changing environment and issues... more
    Licensed for 24 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  9. Cook County Probate Attorney Blooma Stark

    Blooma Stark

    Chicago, IL Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  10. Cook County Probate Attorney Kenneth F. Lorch

    Kenneth Lorch

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

    9.1

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.