Scott A. Berndtson Scott graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT Chicago-Kent) in 1987 receiving the Bar and Gavel Award for outstanding service to the college, community and the profession of law. His ...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Business, Divorce & Separation
Big firm experience for smaller matters.
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, Lawsuits & Disputes
I provide strategic counseling, where litigation and transactions are tools used to achieve my small business client and individual client's objectives. Decisions regarding litigation and debt restructure cannot be made in a vacuum. My legal advic...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Contracts & Agreements, Construction & Development
Review: “I worked with Carol on trust documents for my mom when my dad passed away and I had to go through the nightmare of probate, and vowed "never again" on going through probate. She was excellent -- really knew her...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Divorce & Separation, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Child Support, Child Custody
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"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.