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 to Co-Chair (with his father, Jerry) the firms family office practice. His practice is centered on... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Chicago Trusts Attorney Floyd Dewitt Perkins

    Floyd Perkins

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
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    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 and trust planning, administration and dispute resolution. Also assist with the formation and... more
    Licensed for 18 years
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    9.4

  4. 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
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    10.0

    503-345-0652
  5. Chicago Trusts Attorney John Patrick Cavanaugh Duncan

    John Duncan

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
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    10.0

  6. Chicago Trusts Attorney Kathryn T. McCarty

    Kathryn McCarty Pro

    Client Review: In addition to being very personable, Kathryn is intelligent, knowledgeable, and reliable. She ...
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    Licensed for 18 years
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    8.0

    312-332-6381
  7. Chicago Trusts 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
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    10.0

  8. Chicago Trusts Attorney Carol A. Harrington

    Carol Harrington

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
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    8.7

  9. Chicago Trusts Attorney Bobbi J. Bierhals

    Bobbi Bierhals

    Bobbi J. Bierhals is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office. Bobbi focuses her practice on tax and business planning for high... more
    Licensed for 14 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.1

  10. Chicago Trusts Attorney Karen K. Mackay

    Karen Mackay

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 44 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    8.5

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.