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Nicholas Neil Tinsman

Estate planning Attorney at Canton, IL

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Drafting wills, trusts, health care and property power of attorney documents. Advising clients on the best use of estate planning techniques to maximize effectiveness and minimize tax liabilities.

    11 years

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    Incorporating new corporations and creating new LLC's under Illinois law. Advising and guiding small and large businesses in general corporate matters. Providing annual meeting requirements and keeping corporate/LLC books for legal purposes. Providing Registered Agent status.

    11 years

  3. Probate
    Opening and closing of Probate Estates. Preparation of gift tax returns and estate tax returns. Litigation dealing with all areas of probate law including claims, disputing claims, and asset recovery.

    11 years

  4. Real estate
    Preparation of real estate transfer documents; issuance of Title Insurance through Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund; drafting deeds, settlement statements, and closing documents, trust escrow accounts through ATG.

    11 years

  5. Personal injury
    Filing, prosecuting and negotiating settlements in slip and fall cases, car accident cases, products liability cases, and other personal injury matters.

    11 years

Licensed for 11 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2011
Updated 10/11/2022

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Barnhart,Tinsman & Lane, Ltd
Po Box 478
121 W Elm Street
Canton, IL, 61520-0478


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AVVO RATING 6.4 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Barnhart, Tinsman & Lane, Ltd.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate
  • Barnhart Law Office, Ltd.
  • 2011 - 2015


  • Southern Illinois University
  • J.D.
  • 2011
  • Kaplan University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008
  • Spoon River College
  • Associate
  • 2001


  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present

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Unknown Attorney | Sep 17
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"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Tinsman is an excellent attorney. He is an utmost professional and always treats his clients with the respect they deserve. I would not hesitate to refer someone needing legal help to him.."
Family Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked on a few cases with Nick Tinsman and he is the definition of a professional."
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Canton Estate planning Lawyer Nicholas Neil Tinsman
Nicholas Neil Tinsman
Estate planning Attorney
Canton, IL
Licensed for 11 years