Arlington Heights Estate Planning Lawyer
Probate and estate planning are legally and emotionally challenging issues, filled with unique challenges and nuances. At Charles T. Newland & Associates, our estate planning attorneys have been helping clients in Arlington Heights, Chicago, and the surrounding area with wills, estates, trusts, and probate matters for more than 25 years. Our Chicago estate planning lawyers are sensitive to the distinct and overlapping concerns of beneficiaries, fiduciaries, and third parties – all of whom may have an interest in an estate.
Whether you need help drafting a will, trust, or other estate planning document – or you are involved with the probate process in some way – our Chicago probate lawyers will combine our in-depth knowledge of probate law with decades of experience in estate litigation to provide you with legal representation that is second to none.
Contact our office at (847) 797-9300 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago probate and estate planning lawyers.
Probate is the process by which a court oversees the administration of a deceased person’s estate. If a person dies with a will, the probate court will ensure that debts are paid and assets are distributed in accordance with the terms of the will. If, on the other hand, a person dies intestate – or without a will – probate court will ensure that his or her estate is distributed in accordance with Illinois probate laws.
At Charles T. Newland & Associates, our probate lawyers have significant probate administration experience, which allows us to see that the probate process moves as efficiently as possible. We regularly represent the personal representatives of decedents during the probate process and our probate attorneys also handle matters involving contested estates.
Estate Planning Services
Our estate lawyers regularly assist clients with a variety of estate planning needs, including the preparation of wills, trusts, living trusts, powers of attorney, and advanced health care directives. We also help clients seek guardianship over adult relatives. Our estate attorneys understand that the process of estate planning can be a difficult and emotionally challenging process for many people; as such, we go to great lengths to ensure that our clients feel as comfortable as possible throughout the process. We take the time necessary to get to know our clients in order to understand not just the nature and extent of their assets, but also their personal values and ultimate estate planning goals as that we can tailor each estate plan to the client’s specific needs and objections.
Whether you are looking for estate planning services, or a probate representation, contact our office at (847) 797-9300 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago estate planning lawyers.