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Our firm has been helping our clients in Central and Southern Illinois to resolve legal issues related to wills, estates, trusts, and other family legal matters for more than thirty years.  Legal cases are often emotionally stressful and complex, and we take on the burdens of fighting hard so you don’t have to.  We research case law and work in courtrooms every day.  This experience gives us the expertise and edge to help you resolve your case with the best interests in mind.  Call us today and schedule an appointment to discuss your situation and to move towards resolving your case as equitably and efficiently as possible.

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Blake Behme Links Raney, P.C. are experienced Central and Southern Illinois attorneys who practice a full range of family legal services related to wills, estates, and trusts contests.

Call us today at 1-855-886-1LAW (1529) or (618) 233-7900, for a FREE CONSULTATION on your case.

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Call us at 1-855-886-1LAW (1529) or at (618) 233-7900, for a FREE CONSULTATION on your case.

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OVER $425,000.00 RECOVERED FROM PHONY HEIR AND DISQUALIFIED ADMINISTRATOR, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS. WE WERE HIRED BY CLIENTS FRM THE CENTRALIA AND SALEM AREAS OF MARION COUNTY IN REGARD TO A DISPUTED ESTATE. THERE WAS A PERSON, WHO HAD RETAINED COUNSEL, THAT WAS CLAIMING THAT HE WAS THE ONLY HEIR THAT SHOULD RECEIVE ANYTHING FROM AN ESTATE IN EXCESS OF $400,000.00. NOT ONLY THAT, THE SAME PERSON WAS SERVING AS ADMINISTRATOR AND NEITHER HE NOT HIS ATTORNEY ADVISED THE COURT THAT BECAUSE OF AN ADOPTION DECADES AGO HE WAS NO LONGER AN HEIR, WAS NOT ENTITLED TO SERVE AS ADMINISTRATOR AND WAS NOT ENTITLED TO ANY PROCEEDS FROM THE ESTATE. AFTER COURT PROCEEDINGS AND VARIOUS PLEADINGS WERE FILED HE WAS REMOVED FRM OFFICE AND HIS ATTORNEY DISCHARGED. IF OUR CLIENTS HAD NOT HIRED COUNSEL THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN NONE THE WISER AND WOULD HAVE LOST EVERYTHING AND NO ONE WOULD HAVE KNOWN WHAT OCCURRED, EXCEPT POSSIBLY THE PERSON WAS ADMINISTERING THE ESTATE THAT TURNED OUT NOT TO BE AN HEIR AND/OR HIS ATTORNEY. WITH THE TAX-FREE RECOVERIES RECEIVED BY OUT CLIENTS, THEY WERE ABLE TO PAY OFF DEBTS, TAKE CARE OF EDUCATION EXPENSES FOR THEIR CHILDREN AND HAD SAVINGS FOR THEIR RETIREMENT, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING ESTATE LAW, FAMILY LAW, REAL ESTATE LAW AND TAX LAW CASES.

OVER $425,000.00 RECOVERED FROM PHONY HEIR AND DISQUALIFIED ADMINISTRATOR, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE...