MASCOUTAH, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS WILL AND TRUST LAW FIRM, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEYS, WHEN IT IS ANTICIPATED THERE WILL BE A WILL OR TRUST CONTEST, WE WERE HIRED TO PROVIDE REPRESENTATION IN REGARD TO AN ELDERLY FARMING COUPLE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. THEY HAD SEVERAL DAUGHTERS. THEIR INTENT WAS THAT THE DAUGHTER THAT STAYED ON THE FARM, AND WORKED THE FARM FOR DECADES, WOULD RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR CLIENTS. AFTER WE BECOME INVOLVED, WE DISCOVERED THAT ANOTHER DAUGHTER, WHO WAS NOT ENGAGED IN FARMING OPERATIONS, HAS SECURED A POWER OF ATTORNEY FROM OUR CLIENTS AND WAS WORKING WITH ANOTHER LAW FIRM IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY. WHEN WE BECAME INVOLVED, THERE WAS A TRUST WITH SIX (6) AMENDMENTS TO THE TRUST. AFTER CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE DOCUMENTS, WE DETERMINED THAT THE EXISTING ESTATE PLAN OF OUR NEW CLIENTS DID NOT PROVIDE FOR THE DAUGHTER THAT STAYED IN FARMING TO RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF HER PARENTS. RATHER, THE OTHER DAUGHTER, WHO HAD POWER OF ATTORNEY, AND THE LAW FIRM IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY THAT WAS INVOLVED HAD STRUCTURED THE ESTATE PLAN SUCH THAT THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING WOULD ONLY HAVE A LIFE ESTATE IN THE FARM. FURTHER, UPON HER DEATH, THE FARM WAS THEN TO BE DIVIDED BETWEEN THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING AND THE OTHER DAUGHTERS, WHICH WAS NOT AT ALL WHAT OUR CLIENTS WISHED. ONCE WE FOUND OUT WHAT WAS OCCURRING, WE TOOK IMMEDIATE ACTION TO CHANGE THE ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS OF OUR CLIENTS, THE ELDERLY FARMING COUPLE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING WOULD RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR CLIENTS. INCLUDED IN THE NEW ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WAS A WILL CONTEST CLAUSE THAT WAS BASICALLY IMPREGNABLE. IN FACT, UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR ELDERLY CLIENTS, THE SISTER WHO HAD POWER OF ATTORNEY ATTEMPTED TO FIND ANOTHER LAW FIRM THAT COULD SET ASIDE THE WILL AND TRUST BASED NOTWITHSTANDING THE IMPREGNABLE WILL CONTEST CLAUSE. THAT LAW FIRM DETERMINED THAT THE ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WERE DRAFTED IN A MANNER THAT COULD WITHSTAND ANY WILL OR TRUST CONTEST, INCLUDING ON APPEAL AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM THE JERSEYVILLE, JERSEY COUNTY, GRANITE CITY, MADISON COUNTY, GREENVILLE, BOND COUNTY, AREA.

October 7, 2020

MASCOUTAH, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS WILL AND TRUST LAW FIRM, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEYS, WHEN IT IS ANTICIPATED THERE WILL BE A WILL OR TRUST CONTEST, WE WERE HIRED TO PROVIDE REPRESENTATION IN REGARD TO AN ELDERLY FARMING COUPLE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. THEY HAD SEVERAL DAUGHTERS. THEIR INTENT WAS THAT THE DAUGHTER THAT STAYED ON THE FARM, AND WORKED THE FARM FOR DECADES, WOULD RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR CLIENTS. AFTER WE BECOME INVOLVED, WE DISCOVERED THAT ANOTHER DAUGHTER, WHO WAS NOT ENGAGED IN FARMING OPERATIONS, HAS SECURED A POWER OF ATTORNEY FROM OUR CLIENTS AND WAS WORKING WITH ANOTHER LAW FIRM IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY. WHEN WE BECAME INVOLVED, THERE WAS A TRUST WITH SIX (6) AMENDMENTS TO THE TRUST. AFTER CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE DOCUMENTS, WE DETERMINED THAT THE EXISTING ESTATE PLAN OF OUR NEW CLIENTS DID NOT PROVIDE FOR THE DAUGHTER THAT STAYED IN FARMING TO RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF HER PARENTS. RATHER, THE OTHER DAUGHTER, WHO HAD POWER OF ATTORNEY, AND THE LAW FIRM IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY THAT WAS INVOLVED HAD STRUCTURED THE ESTATE PLAN SUCH THAT THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING WOULD ONLY HAVE A LIFE ESTATE IN THE FARM. FURTHER, UPON HER DEATH, THE FARM WAS THEN TO BE DIVIDED BETWEEN THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING AND THE OTHER DAUGHTERS, WHICH WAS NOT AT ALL WHAT OUR CLIENTS WISHED. ONCE WE FOUND OUT WHAT WAS OCCURRING, WE TOOK IMMEDIATE ACTION TO CHANGE THE ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS OF OUR CLIENTS, THE ELDERLY FARMING COUPLE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DAUGHTER WHO STAYED IN FARMING WOULD RECEIVE THE FARM UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR CLIENTS. INCLUDED IN THE NEW ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WAS A WILL CONTEST CLAUSE THAT WAS BASICALLY IMPREGNABLE. IN FACT, UPON THE DEATHS OF OUR ELDERLY CLIENTS, THE SISTER WHO HAD POWER OF ATTORNEY ATTEMPTED TO FIND ANOTHER LAW FIRM THAT COULD SET ASIDE THE WILL AND TRUST BASED NOTWITHSTANDING THE IMPREGNABLE WILL CONTEST CLAUSE. THAT LAW FIRM DETERMINED THAT THE ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WERE DRAFTED IN A MANNER THAT COULD WITHSTAND ANY WILL OR TRUST CONTEST, INCLUDING ON APPEAL AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM THE JERSEYVILLE, JERSEY COUNTY, GRANITE CITY, MADISON COUNTY, GREENVILLE, BOND COUNTY, AREA. We know from experience that after one or two amendments, clients have a difficult time, as well as attorneys, attempting to figure out the state of the estate plan. We traced the original trust, and the six (6) amendments, until we were able to solve the estate planning puzzle. In the new estate planning documents prepared for the elderly farming couple, we terminated the previous trust and the six (6) amendments.

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AGGRESSIVE, TOUGH, COURTROOM TESTED, EXPERIENCED IN EMERGENCY PETITIONS FOR ORDERS OF PROTECTION, ORDERS WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ENTERED WITHOUT NOTICE, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS ORDER OF PROTECTION LAW FIRM REPRESENTING PLAINTIFFS SEEKING ORDERS OF PROTECTION, REPRESENTING DEFENDANTS OPPOSED TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS IN COURT IN REGARD TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, ILLINOIS EMERGENCY ORDER OF PROTECTION, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE IN REGARD TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

October 6, 2020

AGGRESSIVE, TOUGH, COURTROOM TESTED, EXPERIENCED IN EMERGENCY PETITIONS FOR ORDERS OF PROTECTION, ORDERS WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ENTERED WITHOUT NOTICE, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS ORDER OF PROTECTION LAW FIRM REPRESENTING PLAINTIFFS SEEKING ORDERS OF PROTECTION, REPRESENTING DEFENDANTS OPPOSED TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS IN COURT IN REGARD TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, ILLINOIS EMERGENCY ORDER OF PROTECTION, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE IN REGARD TO ORDERS OF PROTECTION, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS. We are frequently contacted by local, out of the area and out-of-state clients in regard to Order of Protection issues. We discuss strategies and options with a prospective client in regard to an initial no charge contact. After that, we have a custom-made plan for a particular client outlining strategies and options moving forward to obtain the best results. Our clients are kept fully advised. They participate in the process. We follow the instructions of our clients.

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ILLINOIS FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY, ALLOCATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY, PARENTING TIME, PRIMARY PARENT, RELOCATION, PRIMARY RESIDENCE, PARENTAL NOTICE, DISSIPATION, DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, CONTESTED DIVORCE, UNCONTESTED DIVORCE, LEGAL SEPARATION, ANNULMENT, MEDIATION, PATERNITY, HIGH ASSET DIVORCE, CHANGE OF NAME, ORDERS OF PROTECTION, PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, CHILD CUSTODY BATTLES, RELOCATION TO DIFFERENT STATE, RELOCATION TO DIFFERENCE COUNTY, STEP-PARENT’S RIGHTS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS FAMILY LAW FIRM AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CHESTER, RANDOLPH COUNTY, DU QUOIN, PERRY COUNTY, WEST FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

October 5, 2020

ILLINOIS FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY, ALLOCATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY, PARENTING TIME, PRIMARY PARENT, RELOCATION, PRIMARY RESIDENCE, PARENTAL NOTICE, DISSIPATION, DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, CONTESTED DIVORCE, UNCONTESTED DIVORCE, LEGAL SEPARATION, ANNULMENT, MEDIATION, PATERNITY, HIGH ASSET DIVORCE, CHANGE OF NAME, ORDERS OF PROTECTION, PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, CHILD CUSTODY BATTLES, RELOCATION TO DIFFERENT STATE, RELOCATION TO DIFFERENCE COUNTY, STEP-PARENT’S RIGHTS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS FAMILY LAW FIRM AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CHESTER, RANDOLPH COUNTY, DU QUOIN, PERRY COUNTY, WEST FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS. We have decades of experience handling a wide variety of family law issues. We schedule a no charge initial contact with the potential client.

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I NEED AN ELDER LAW ATTORNEY! BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING ELDER LAW ISSUES, CARBONDALE, JACKSON COUNTY, MARION, WILLIAMSON COUNTY, HARRISBURG, SALINE COUNTY.

September 17, 2020

I NEED AN ELDER LAW ATTORNEY! BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM HANDLING ELDER LAW ISSUES, CARBONDALE, JACKSON COUNTY, MARION, WILLIAMSON COUNTY, HARRISBURG, SALINE COUNTY. We have decades of experience representing the elderly including in regard to elder law and elder-related issues.

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I NEED A WILL! METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM THE CAIRO, ALEXANDER COUNTY, MOUNDS, PULASKI COUNTY, METROPOLIS, MASSAC COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

September 16, 2020

I NEED A WILL! METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM THE CAIRO, ALEXANDER COUNTY, MOUNDS, PULASKI COUNTY, METROPOLIS, MASSAC COUNTY, ILLINOIS. We have decades of experience preparing wills, power of attorneys, trusts and other estate planning documents for clients.

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INSURANCE ISSUES AND CLAIMS AGAINST INSURANCE COMPANIES LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CHESTER, RED BUD, SPARTA, RANDOLPH COUNTY, ILLINOIS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, PROBATE, WILL AND TRUST CONTEST LAW FIRM.

September 15, 2020

INSURANCE ISSUES AND CLAIMS AGAINST INSURANCE COMPANIES LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CHESTER, RED BUD, SPARTA, RANDOLPH COUNTY, ILLINOIS, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, PROBATE, WILL AND TRUST CONTEST LAW FIRM. We have decades of experience representing clients in a wide variety of areas of law. Our goal is to exceed expectations of our clients.

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TOP-NOTCH METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS MATRIMONIAL AND FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS, (1) WE WERE HIRED FOR REPRESENTATION BY THE WIFE OF A SITTING ILLINOIS CIRCUIT JUDGE (2) WE REPRESENTED AN OUT-OF TOWN LAWYER AGAINST HIS LAWYER WIFE WHO WAS A PROMINENT LOCAL POLITICIAN (3) WE WERE HIRED FOR REPRESENTATION BY A FORMER SPOUSE IN REGARD TO A PRACTICING ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY, AGGRESSIVE REPRESENT, FREE OF CONFLICTS, NOT SHY ABOUT HANDLING DIFFICULT CASES, AGGRESSIVE REPRESENTATION, A LAW FIRM THAT PUTS ITS CLIENTS INTERESTS FIRST REGARDLESS OF RAMIFICATIONS OR CONSEQUENCES, 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.

September 14, 2020

TOP-NOTCH METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS MATRIMONIAL AND FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS, (1) WE WERE HIRED FOR REPRESENTATION BY THE WIFE OF A SITTING ILLINOIS CIRCUIT JUDGE (2) WE REPRESENTED AN OUT-OF TOWN LAWYER AGAINST HIS LAWYER WIFE WHO WAS A PROMINENT LOCAL POLITICIAN (3) WE WERE HIRED FOR REPRESENTATION BY A FORMER SPOUSE IN REGARD TO A PRACTICING ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY, AGGRESSIVE REPRESENT, FREE OF CONFLICTS, NOT SHY ABOUT HANDLING DIFFICULT CASES, AGGRESSIVE REPRESENTATION, A LAW FIRM THAT PUTS ITS CLIENTS INTERESTS FIRST REGARDLESS OF RAMIFICATIONS OR CONSEQUENCES, 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.

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METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE DISPUTES AND PROBATE LAWSUITS, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – COLUMBIA (MONROE COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

September 11, 2020

METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ESTATE DISPUTES AND PROBATE LAWSUITS, ESTATE LITIGATION LAW FIRM, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – COLUMBIA (MONROE COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) ESTATE – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, (CONFIDENTIAL) – BELLEVILLE (ST. CLAIR COUNTY), ILLINOIS, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM PETERSBURG, MENARD COUNTY, LINCOLN, LOGAN COUNTY, CLINTON, DE WITT COUNTY, ILLINOIS. We have decades of experience in regard to will contests, trust disputes, estate litigation, probate claims, and related cases.

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CARLINVILLE, MACOUPIN COUNTY, LITCHFIELD, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VANDALIA, FAYETTE COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

September 10, 2020

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES, METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM CARLINVILLE, MACOUPIN COUNTY, LITCHFIELD, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VANDALIA, FAYETTE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. We attempt to exceed the expectations of our clients. We have a law firm policy of an initial no charge contact. We listen to what prospective clients have to say. We look forward to inquiries and contacts to determine if we can be of any assistance.

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DECEPTIVE TIMESHARE SALES PRESENTATIONS! METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS TIME SHARE CANCELLATION LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS IN REGARD TO TIMESHARE ISSUES IN ALBION, EDWARDS COUNTY, MOUNT CARMEL, WABASH COUNTY, OLNEY, RICHLAND COUNTY, (1) TIMESHARE SALES POLICIES AND PRACTICES THAT ARE CONSISTENTLY DECEPTIVE AND MISLEADING (2) MISREPRESENTATIONS TO CONSUMERS ABOUT VALUE OF TIMESHARE POINTS, AVAILABILITY OF PROPERTIES TO BOOK FOR VACATIONS, MAINTENANCE FEES, TRANSFERABILITY OF POINTS, CLEANING SERVICES AVAILABLE, ADVANCED BOOKING TIME REQUIRED FOR RESERVATIONS, BOOKING FEES, EXPIRATION DATE OF POINTS AND COST OF TRAVEL, SANCTIONS AGAINST TIMESHARE COMPANIES, RESCISSION OF PURCHASE CONTRACTS.

September 9, 2020

DECEPTIVE TIMESHARE SALES PRESENTATIONS! METRO EAST, BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS TIME SHARE CANCELLATION LAW FIRM, AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS IN REGARD TO TIMESHARE ISSUES IN ALBION, EDWARDS COUNTY, MOUNT CARMEL, WABASH COUNTY, OLNEY, RICHLAND COUNTY, (1) TIMESHARE SALES POLICIES AND PRACTICES THAT ARE CONSISTENTLY DECEPTIVE AND MISLEADING (2) MISREPRESENTATIONS TO CONSUMERS ABOUT VALUE OF TIMESHARE POINTS, AVAILABILITY OF PROPERTIES TO BOOK FOR VACATIONS, MAINTENANCE FEES, TRANSFERABILITY OF POINTS, CLEANING SERVICES AVAILABLE, ADVANCED BOOKING TIME REQUIRED FOR RESERVATIONS, BOOKING FEES, EXPIRATION DATE OF POINTS AND COST OF TRAVEL, SANCTIONS AGAINST TIMESHARE COMPANIES, RESCISSION OF PURCHASE CONTRACTS. We have years of experience representing individuals in regard to misleading and deceptive sales presentations, and lawsuits, resolutions and settlements with timeshare companies.

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