Cook County Trusts Attorneys — 383 found

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  1. Cook County 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. Cook County 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
  3. Cook County Trusts Attorney Floyd Dewitt Perkins

    Floyd Perkins

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

    10.0

  4. Cook County Trusts Attorney John Patrick Cavanaugh Duncan

    John Duncan

    Chicago, IL Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  5. Cook County Trusts Attorney Heather Guilette Walser

    Heather Walser

    As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With this in mind, I work closely with my clients, helping them take small steps today to ensure a better... more
    Licensed for 16 years - $295/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.4

  6. Cook County Trusts 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 10 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  7. Cook County Trusts Attorney Robert John Ross

    Robert Ross Pro

    enforceable, clear documents minimize fights among heirs
    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

    847-358-5757
  8. Cook County Trusts Attorney Ronnie E Webb Jr.

    Ronnie Webb

    Ronald E. Webb practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and business law. He drafts wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. His practice commonly involves asset... more
    Licensed for 7 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.7

  9. Cook County Trusts Attorney Brandon Ethan Peck

    Brandon Peck

    Brandon Peck practices in the areas of trust litigation, probate litigation, fiduciary defense litigation, elder law, and estate administration, with an emphasis on contested trusts... more
    Licensed for 6 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  10. Cook County Trusts Attorney Kathryn T. McCarty

    Kathryn McCarty

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

    8.0

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.