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METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WILL CONTEST, TRUST DISPUTE, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL), METROPOLIS (MASSAC COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – O’FALLON (ST. CLAIR, COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – VIENNA (JOHNSON COUNTY), ILLINOIS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WILL AND TRUST CONTEST LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM ALBION, EDWARDS COUNTY, MOUNT CARMEL, WABASH COUNTY, OLNEY, RICHLAND COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WILL CONTEST, TRUST DISPUTE, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL), METROPOLIS (MASSAC COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – O’FALLON (ST. CLAIR, COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – VIENNA (JOHNSON COUNTY), ILLINOIS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR …

EXPERIENCED “AV” RATED PROBATE ATTORNEY AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT SHELBYVILLE, SHELBY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, PROBATE, WILLS, TRUSTS, ESTATE CLIENTS AND CONTROVERSIES OR DISPUTES. WE HAVE MORE THAN FORTY (40) YEARS TRUSTED EXPERIENCE IN REGARD TO OBTAINING EXCELLENT RESULTS IN REGARD TO ESTATE LITIGATION MATTERS, TRUST CONTROVERSIES, WILL CONTESTS, REMOVAL OF EXECUTORS, LAWSUITS AGAINST TRUSTEES, SETTING ASIDE POWER OF ATTORNEYS, CONTESTED GUARDIANSHIP PROCEEDINGS, OBJECTIONS TO ESTATE CLAIMS, REMOVAL OF EXECUTORS, CHALLENGING CORPORATE FIDUCIARIES, OBJECTING TO FEES, DEPOSITIONS OF WILL CONTEST CASES, MEDIATIONS IN REGARD TO TRUST DISPUTES, ISSUES INVOLVING CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS, DISPUTES BETWEEN BENEFICIARIES AND TRUSTEES, CONTROVERSIES INVOLVING HEIRS AND EXECUTORS AND OTHER MATTERS, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM SALINE COUNTY, ELDORADO, HARRISBURG AND GALATIA, GALLATIN COUNTY, SHAWNEETOWN, RIDGWAY AND JUNCTION, UNION COUNTY, ANNA, JONESBORO AND COBDEN, ILLINOIS.

EXPERIENCED “AV” RATED PROBATE ATTORNEY AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT SHELBYVILLE, SHELBY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, PROBATE, WILLS, TRUSTS, ESTATE CLIENTS AND CONTROVERSIES OR DISPUTES. WE HAVE MORE THAN FORTY (40) YEARS TRUSTED EXPERIENCE IN REGARD TO OBTAINING EXCELLENT RESULTS IN REGARD TO ESTATE …

HOW TO FIND “THE BEST WILL AND TRUST CONTEST LAWYER” NEAR ME, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, METRO EAST LAW FIRM WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE HANDLING WILL AND TRUST CONTEST MATTERS, AVVO 10.0 RATING, LEADING LAWYER, MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM, BEST ATTORNEYS OF AMERICA, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LEGAL ADVOCATES TOP 100 FAMILY LAWYERS IN ILLINOIS, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS, MARTINDALE HUBBELL AV PREEMINENT RATED, SUPER LAWYERS. CLIENTS SHOULD MEET WITH PROSPECTIVE ATTORNEYS AND LAW FIRMS THAT THEY MAY WISH TO CONSIDER FOR REPRESENTATION. THEY SHOULD INTERVIEW AS MANY ATTORNEYS AS THEY WISH. THEY MAY ALSO WITH TO CONFER WITH FRIENDS OR NEIGHBORS OR TRUSTED ADVISORS. THEY CAN ATTEMPT TO FIND OUT AS MUCH AS THEY CAN THROUGH OTHER SOURCES, INCLUDING THE INTERNET. THEY MAY WISH TO CONTACT LOCAL BAR ASSOCIATIONS. THERE MAY BE LISTINGS IN PHONE BOOKS. THE CHOICE OF AN ATTORNEY IS IMPORTANT AND CLIENTS SHOULD REVIEW AS MANY RESOURCES AS POSSIBLE AND KEEP IN MIND THAT THERE ARE MANY COMPETENT ATTORNEYS AND LAW FIRMS AND THE PURSUIT OF THE BEST MAY BE SUBJECTIVE, IF NOT DIFFICULT TO DEFINE SINCE EACH CLIENT IS DIFFERENT AND EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM JASPER COUNTY, NEWTON, WHEELER AND WILLOW HILL, CRAWFORD COUNTY, ROBINSON, OBLONG AND PALESTINE, LAWRENCE COUNTY, LAWRENCEVILLE, SUMNER AND BRIDGEPORT.

HOW TO FIND “THE BEST WILL AND TRUST CONTEST LAWYER” NEAR ME, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, METRO EAST LAW FIRM WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE HANDLING WILL AND TRUST CONTEST MATTERS, AVVO 10.0 RATING, LEADING LAWYER, MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM, BEST ATTORNEYS …

$8,000,000.00 WILL AND TRUST CONTEST SETTLEMENT, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING PROBATE AND ESTATE LITIGATION, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PAXTON, FORD COUNTY, CHAMPAIGN, CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, DANVILLE, VERMILION COUNTY, WE REPRESENTED A SURVIVING SPOUSE WITH RESPECT TO HER PREDECEASED HUSBAND WHO BASICALLY ATTEMPTED TO DISINHERIT HER EVEN THOUGH SHE WORKED IN THE FAMILY BUSINESS FOR MORE THAN SIXTY (60) YEARS. THE COUPLE HAD NO CHILDREN. THE HUSBAND WAS CONCERNED THAT IF HE LEFT ASSETS TO HIS WIFE SHE WOULD THEN LEAVE THOSE ASSETS TO HER SIDE OF THE FAMILY ONCE SHE PASSED AWAY WHICH THE HUSBAND DID NOT WISH TO OCCUR. THERE WAS AN ALL-DAY MEDIATED SETTLEMENT IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI THAT INVOLVED NUMEROUS LAW FIRMS REPRESENTING VARIOUS PARTIES. THE RECOVERY, IN EXCESS OF $8,000,000.00, EXCEEDED THE EXPECTATIONS OF OUR CLIENT. OUR CLIENT WAS THEN ABLE TO LEAVE HER ESTATE, UPON HER DEATH, TO HER SIDE OF THE FAMILY, INCLUDING NIECES AND NEPHEWS, NOT TO MENTION OTHERS.

$8,000,000.00 WILL AND TRUST CONTEST SETTLEMENT, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING PROBATE AND ESTATE LITIGATION, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PAXTON, FORD COUNTY, CHAMPAIGN, CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, DANVILLE, VERMILION COUNTY, WE REPRESENTED A SURVIVING SPOUSE WITH RESPECT TO …

ILLINOIS ELDER LAW ATTORNEY, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES, NURSING HOME ISSUES, ASSISTED CARE REPRESENTATION, MEMORY CARE MATTERS, SENILITY, ALZHEIMER’S, DEMENTIA, BREACHES OF FIDUCIARY DUTIES BY THOSE HAVING POWER OF ATTORNEYS, ISSUES WITH TRUST COMPANIES INCLUDING IN VARIOUS REGIONS, INCLUDING VARIOUS BANKS, INCLUDING DISPUTES RELATING TO PUBLISHED FEE SCHEDULES AND NOT HANDLING TRUSTS PURSUANT TO INSTRUCTIONS OF FAMILY MEMBERS AND/OR THE COURT, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM WARREN COUNTY, MONMOUTH, ROSEVILLE AND KIRKWOOD, PEORIA COUNTY, PEORIA, PEORIA HEIGHTS AND CHILLICOTHE, WOODFORD COUNTY, EUREKA, EL PASO AND MINONK, ILLINOIS.

ILLINOIS ELDER LAW ATTORNEY, WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES, NURSING HOME ISSUES, ASSISTED CARE REPRESENTATION, MEMORY CARE MATTERS, SENILITY, ALZHEIMER’S, DEMENTIA, BREACHES OF FIDUCIARY DUTIES BY THOSE HAVING POWER OF ATTORNEYS, ISSUES WITH TRUST COMPANIES INCLUDING IN VARIOUS REGIONS, INCLUDING VARIOUS …

ESTATE PLANNING LAW FIRM PROVIDING LEGAL SERVICES FOR CLIENTS IN THE VANDALIA, FAYETTE COUNTY, ILLINOIS AREA, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH FORTY (40) YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PIATT COUNTY, MONTICELLO, BEMENT AND CERRO GORDO, MENARD COUNTY, ATHENS, PETERSBURG AND GREENVIEW, ADAMS COUNTY, QUINCY AND CAMP POINT, ILLINOIS.

ESTATE PLANNING LAW FIRM PROVIDING LEGAL SERVICES FOR CLIENTS IN THE VANDALIA, FAYETTE COUNTY, ILLINOIS AREA, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH FORTY (40) YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PIATT COUNTY, MONTICELLO, BEMENT …

ESTATE PLANNING LAW FIRM PROVIDING LEGAL SERVICES FOR CLIENTS IN THE CHESTER, RANDOLPH COUNTY, ILLINOIS AREA, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH FORTY (40) YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PERRY COUNTY, DU QUOIN, PINCKNEYVILLE AND TAMAROA, FRANKLIN COUNTY, BENTON, CHRISTOPHER AND WEST FRANKFORT, HAMILTON COUNTY, MCLEANSBORO, BELLE PRAIRIE CITY AND DAHLGREN, ILLINOIS.

ESTATE PLANNING LAW FIRM PROVIDING LEGAL SERVICES FOR CLIENTS IN THE CHESTER, RANDOLPH COUNTY, ILLINOIS AREA, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH FORTY (40) YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PERRY COUNTY, DU QUOIN, …

METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE DISPUTE ATTORNEYS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – HILLSBORO (MONTGOMERY COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BREESE (CLINTON COUNTY), ILLINOIS, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PITTSFIELD, PIKE COUNTY, MOUNT STERLING, BROWN COUNTY, BEARDSTOWN, CASS COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE DISPUTE ATTORNEYS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – HILLSBORO (MONTGOMERY COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BREESE (CLINTON COUNTY), …

$9,000,000.00 ESTATE ADMINISTRATION SETTLEMENT, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WE REPRESENTED A SURVIVING SPOUSE WHO WAS SCHEDULED TO RECEIVE BASICALLY AN INCOME INTEREST FROM HER PREDECEASED HUSBAND’S FORTUNE WHILE THE HUSBAND’S SUBSTANTIAL CORPORUS WAS TO BE GIVEN TO HIS DISTANT RELATIVES. AFTER CONTESTED PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING NUMEROUS PARTIES AND LAW FIRMS IN ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI THE SURVIVING SPOUSE ENDED UP WITH AN ESTATE IN EXCESS OF $9,000,000.00 WHICH SHE WAS THEN ABLE TO LEAVE AS SHE WISHED, TO HER SIDE OF THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS, INCLUDING ON A TAX-FREE BASIS SINCE SHE PASSED AWAY IN 2010, AT TIME WHEN THERE WAS NO ESTATE TAX. IF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE HAD NOT CONTESTED MATTERS TIMELY, AND IF APPROPRIATE AND AGGRESSIVE ACTION HAD NOT BEEN TAKEN IMMEDIATELY, SHE WOULD HAVE HAD RELATIVELY LITTLE TO LEAVE TO HER SIDE OF THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS UPON HER DEATH, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING ESTATE LAW, FAMILY LAW, REAL ESTATE LAW AND TAX LAW CASES.

$9,000,000.00 ESTATE ADMINISTRATION SETTLEMENT, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WE REPRESENTED A SURVIVING SPOUSE WHO WAS SCHEDULED TO RECEIVE BASICALLY AN INCOME INTEREST FROM HER PREDECEASED HUSBAND’S FORTUNE WHILE …

CONTESTED GUARDIANSHIP LAW FIRM, DISPUTES WITH GUARDIAN AD LITEM REPORTS, CONTROVERSIES INVOLVING FIDUCIARY DUTIES, POWER OF ATTORNEYS AND GUARDIANSHIP LITIGATION, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, LAW FIRM WITH MORE THAN FORTY (40) YEARS EXPERIENCE HANDLING A WIDE VARIETY OF GUARDIANSHIP OF THE PERSON, GUARDIANSHIP OF THE ESTATE, GUARDIANSHIP OF MINORS, GUARDIANSHIP OF DISABLED ADULTS, ISSUES INVOLVING GUARDIAN AD LITEM, SECOND OPINION LAW FIRM, MODIFICATION OF GUARDIANSHIP ORDERS, ISSUES WITH TRUST COMPANIES ACTING AS GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATE WHILE INDIVIDUALS ARE ACTING AS GUARDIAN OF THE PERSON, DISPUTES WITH CORPORATE FIDUCIARIES. WE WERE INVOLVED IN A GUARDIANSHIP CASE WITH RESPECT TO WHICH A PHYSICIAN’S REPORT WAS SUBMITTED TO SHOW A GUARDIANSHIP WAS REQUIRED. WE SUBPOENAED THE PHYSICIAN’S RECORDS AND WERE ABLE TO DETERMINE THAT THE PHYSICIAN DID NOT EXAMINE THE ALLEGED DISABLED WARD BUT HAD HIS STAFF FILL IN BLANKS ON A FORM FROM A DIFFERENT PATIENT AND THEN THAT FORM WAS SUBMITTED TO THE COURT AS THOUGH THERE HAD ACTUALLY BEEN AN EXAMINATION OF THE ALLEGED DISABLED ADULT. AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM JOHNSON COUNTY, VIENNA, CYPRESS AND GOREVILLE, POPE COUNTY, GOLCONDA, EDDYVILLE AND DIXON SPRINGS, HARDIN COUNTY, ROSICLARE, CAVE-IN-ROCK AND ELIZABETHTOWN, ILLINOIS.

CONTESTED GUARDIANSHIP LAW FIRM, DISPUTES WITH GUARDIAN AD LITEM REPORTS, CONTROVERSIES INVOLVING FIDUCIARY DUTIES, POWER OF ATTORNEYS AND GUARDIANSHIP LITIGATION, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, LAW FIRM WITH MORE THAN FORTY (40) YEARS EXPERIENCE HANDLING A WIDE VARIETY OF GUARDIANSHIP OF …