Chicago Trusts Attorneys — 285 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 - $375/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Chicago Trusts Attorney Timothy James Ritchey

    Timothy Ritchey

    Timothy J. Ritchey practices in the areas of estate and guardianship administration,... more
    Licensed for 9 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  3. Chicago Trusts Attorney Kim Alison Kamin

    Kim Kamin

    Work with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients on all aspects of estate... more
    Licensed for 17 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  4. Chicago Trusts Attorney Janet Rae Montgomery

    Janet Montgomery

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
    Not yet reviewed - 47 Legal Answers
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  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

    9.9

  6. 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

  7. Chicago Trusts Attorney Joseph Anthony Zarlengo

    Joseph Zarlengo

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

  8. Chicago Trusts Attorney Gerard D. Ring

    Gerard Ring

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

    10.0

  9. Chicago Trusts Attorney Ronnie E Webb Jr.

    Ronnie Webb

    Ronald E. Webb practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and... more
    Licensed for 6 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

  10. Chicago Trusts Attorney Kenneth Mark Bloom

    Kenneth Bloom

    Kenneth M. Bloom, a founding member of Peck Bloom, LLC, is a CPA and attorney who... more
    Licensed for 26 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.0

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.