Chicago Trusts Attorneys — 283 found

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  1. Chicago Trusts Attorney Brian Kristopher Jones

    Brian Jones

    Brian K. Jones left his own firm in 2012 to join Harrison Held, LLPas a Partner and... more
    Licensed for 8 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Chicago Trusts Attorney James Oberholtzer

    James Oberholtzer Pro

    Simple, understandable solutions to trust issues. 30 yrs experience. Call for free consultation.
    Licensed for 36 years - $100-$350/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    503-345-0652
  3. Chicago Trusts Attorney Janet Rae Montgomery

    Janet Montgomery

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Chicago Trusts Attorney John R. Ashenden

    John Ashenden

    For the past thirty years of my career I have worked as a trial lawyer in the courts... more
    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.9

  5. Chicago Trusts Attorney Lindsey Paige Markus

    Lindsey Markus

    Lindsey Paige Markus assists business owners and families plan their estates,... more
    Licensed for 8 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  6. Chicago Trusts Attorney Floyd Dewitt Perkins

    Floyd Perkins

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  7. Chicago Trusts Attorney Gerard D. Ring

    Gerard Ring

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 28 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  8. Chicago Trusts Attorney Kerry Reid Peck

    Kerry Peck

    I am the past president of the 22,000 member Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and... more
    Licensed for 36 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  9. Chicago Trusts Attorney Brandon Ethan Peck

    Brandon Peck

    Brandon Peck practices in the areas of trust litigation, probate litigation,... more
    Licensed for 5 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  10. Chicago Trusts Attorney John Patrick Cavanaugh Duncan

    John Duncan

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 40 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.