Wills, Trusts & Probate Lawyer

Serving Humboldt Park, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, Bucktown, Logan Square & throughout Chicago, IL.

A Will Can Protect You And Your Family

We know it can be difficult to think about the future and life after you are gone. However, planning now can make life much easier for you at present and your loved ones in the future. A will can address several issues, including who will look after your minor children and how your property and assets will be distributed.

Not having a will in place will result in state law determining what will happen to your property or who will look after your children. This can be very scary and lead to hurt feelings and arguments among your family.

A will can give you the peace of mind that your assets will be distributed according to your wishes. To make sure your will meets your specific needs, we get to know you and your goals. At The Law Office of Michael A. Perez, we will discuss what issues should be addressed in your will and who should be appointed as the executor of your estate or as guardian of your children. These are important decisions, Michael can help you during this entire process to ensure your will is accurate and addresses all of your needs.

In addition to drafting wills, we have experience with living wills. A living will can make sure your wishes regarding end-of-life decisions are known in case you cannot make health care decisions on your own.

Protect And Preserve Your Wealth -- Trust Attorney

A trust can help you manage your wealth and help preserve your assets as you pass them on to loved ones. A trust can also protect and preserve your assets and offer more privacy than the probate process.

The Law Office of Michael A. Perez has 30 plus years of experience drafting trusts for individuals and families in Chicago. We can review your assets and goals to create a unique trust that fits your needs. Trusts can preserve your assets and help pass on your wealth to future generations. Clients can choose to gradually distribute funds to their children or heirs to ensure their wealth is not spent unwisely.

Special Needs Trusts Require Additional Planning

Michael has the experience drafting several different types of trusts, including living trusts, special needs trusts and charitable remainder trusts. Special needs trusts can make sure family members are taken care of now and in the future. He can make sure your special needs trust is drafted properly so individuals with special needs will still qualify for public benefits while receiving funds to help pay for their care.

Trusts can protect you and your family. Let Michael review your goals, determine the tax implications and draft a trust that is accurate, will preserve your assets and address all of your needs.

Probate & Estate Administration Assistance Lawyer in Humboldt Park

At The Law Office of Michael A. Perez, we can handle all of your probate and estate administration matters. We have the skills and knowledge required to handle complex legal issues when it comes to your estate.

Complex Probate Issues

Michael has the experience necessary to help executors and personal representatives throughout the probate process. He can help executors to carry out their responsibilities, which can include distributing assets, paying claims and taxes, and supporting the administration of the estate.

When it comes to probate administration, you need to work with a trusted law firm. The Law Office of Michael A. Perez has 30 plus years of experience and knows how to handle a variety of probate issues so all potential issues are addressed in a timely manner.

Knowledge Of Trust Administration And Litigation Process

Trust administration duties can lead to disputes and even litigation. Michael knows what steps to take to make sure trusts are managed correctly. He can help the trustee throughout the entire trust administration process and make sure the trustee is abiding by his or her fiduciary duties.

The Law Office of Michael A. Perez has the experience drafting and reviewing trusts, which makes them more effective when advising trustees on estate administration matters. Michael can make sure trustees are following the terms of the trust, and work with beneficiaries to try and resolve issues before they arise. When necessary, we are prepared to go to trial and will fight to protect your best interests.


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