Trusts Might Be Your Best Option
If you are looking to create a trust in order to pass property efficiently to your family members or other beneficiaries, I am able to help. Trusts are excellent estate planning tools that allow for you to avoid probate and properly plan for estate taxes. With my master’s degree in taxation with an emphasis on estate planning, I am well suited to properly create and administer to your trust needs.
Meet Your Illinois Trust Lawyer
I am elder law attorney, Eileen Fitzgerald, and I have been practicing law for more than 30 years. I serve clients in Downers Grove and the western Chicago suburbs with compassionate and effective legal guidance. If you have questions regarding estate planning or the creation of trusts, call 630-493-4380 or contact me by e-mail to schedule an appointment with a knowledgeable Illinois lawyer.
Creating Trusts In The DuPage County Area
As an Illinois trust attorney, I am skilled at preparing different types of trusts, including:
- Revocable trusts
- Irrevocable trusts
- Special needs trusts
- Pooled trusts
- Testamentary trusts
- Land Trusts
The trust document transfers property and assets to a trustee who holds the property for the benefit of another individual (the beneficiary). Trusts can be set up to provide for your loved ones or for charitable causes.
Trusts for Minor Children Or Disabled Children In Illinois
It is important to have a skilled estate planning attorney in your corner to draft trusts for minors and special needs trusts. A special needs trust will allow you to pass an inheritance to a disabled child while allowing the child to maintain their eligibility for government benefits. I will guide you in your estate planning to ensure that your children have the crucial care that they need.
You can feel comfortable coming to me with your trust questions. All of our conversations will be confidential. Contact me to discuss your estate planning and elder law concerns at an appointment at my office in Downers Grove. I am available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. I make home calls to clients who cannot make the trip to my office.