Estate Planning

Since the firm’s founding its attorneys have been working with families to meet their current and long term goals. The process of estate planning is so much more than simply signing a Will and Power of Attorney. Building a relationship with each client and learning their personal and business objectives is a necessary part of the process in order to make these goals a reality. Our attorneys take pride in building these relationships and then counseling each client.

Our work in this area is broad and ranges from large complex farm entities to simple plans for young couples. The advice provided must also be broad to meet client objectives such as business succession planning, estate tax planning, caring for loved ones and protecting assets. Our services include:

  • Federal and Illinois Estate Tax Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Drafting Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
  • Trust and Probate Administration
  • Specialized Farm Business and Family Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Will Contests and Trust Contests
  • 2032A Planning
  • Conservation Easements
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Illinois Land Trusts