Winfield Probate Attorneys — 65 found

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  1. Winfield Probate Attorney David John Winthers

    David Winthers

    Client Review: I met with Dave a few years back for a family law matter. A year later I used him when I sold my ...
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    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  2. Winfield Probate Attorney Carol A Nolan

    Carol Nolan

    Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships for the Illinois State Bar Association,... more
    Licensed for 19 years
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    10.0

  3. Winfield Probate Attorney Monika M Blacha

    Monika Blacha Pro

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

    9.8

    630-445-2355
  4. Winfield Probate Attorney William A. Deitch

    William Deitch Pro

    Over 20 Years of Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Will & Elder Law Experience
    Licensed for 31 years
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    9.0

    630-871-8778
  5. Winfield Probate Attorney Kathleen M May

    Kathleen May

    Kathleen M. May concentrates her practice in the areas of Elder Law and Special Needs planning, Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning, and Estate and Trust Administration. Utilizing her... more
    Licensed for 4 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  6. Winfield Probate Attorney Michael James Drabant

    Michael Drabant

    I believe in compassionate and ethical representation of my clients. Throuhout my practice, I have learned that clients value communication as one of the most essential aspects in... more
    Licensed for 6 years
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    10.0

  7. Winfield Probate Attorney Matthew Thomas Caruso

    Matthew Caruso Pro

    Over 40 Years Of Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Will & Elder Law Experience! 630-984-7694
    Licensed for 27 years - $250-$325/hour
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    10.0

    630-510-1800
  8. Winfield Probate Attorney John B. Kincaid

    John Kincaid

    Client Review: John Kincaid is an excellent attorney who is well respected in his field. He adds a depth of und...
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    Licensed for 52 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.7

  9. Winfield Probate Attorney John Dirk Gutzke

    John Gutzke

    Client Review: i had called countless chicago abusive ,laxed,greedy attn:whhhhohhhw!!!i called mr gutzke off the...
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    Licensed for 31 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

  10. Winfield Probate Attorney R. Terence Kalina

    R. Kalina

    Wheaton, IL Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 43 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.4

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.