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Elder Law Attorneys

Attorneys serving seniors with estate planning, disability, and Medicaid assistance.


Dutton Casey & Mesoloras PC Attorneys at Law

assisted living services Dutton Casey & Mesoloras PC Attorneys at Law

Estate Planning - Probate - Elder Law

At Dutton Casey & Meloloras P.C., we provide comprehensive and personally tailored estate planning, probate, and elder law services. Through our expertise of over 70 years of combined legal experience, personal attention, and commitment to service, we assist our clients in achieving their goals and finding peace of mind. Our clients can depend on our team for the knowledge, advice, and support they require to resolve their legal needs.

  • Estate Planning
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Probate and Trust
  • Administration
  • Guardianship
  • Will and Trust Litigation
  • Litigation for Vulnerable Adults Against Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning and Applications
  • Care Navigation and Advocacy
  • Senior Housing Admissions, Discharges, and Contracts
  • Admissions and Discharges
  • Mental Health Law
  • Real Estate
  • Care Navigation and Advocacy

Unlike many law firms, we offer Care Navigation and Advocacy, a service that is designed to help establish quality care and assist with decision making. Our Care Coordinator, who is a licensed clinical social worker and certified care manager, supports our clients and attorneys by providing comprehensive assessments, family caregiver advocacy and education, and resource information needed for the client and family to understand and make decisions about care. Planning for the future is made up of a lot of moving parts. The goal of Care Navigation is to help put all of the parts together.

Appointments also available in Arlington Heights, Skokie and Westchester, Illinois
 
847-261-4708 

79 West Monroe
Suite 1320
Chicago, IL 60603

312-899-0950
contact@duttonelderlaw.com
www.duttonelderlaw.com


Peck Ritchey, LLC

assisted living services Peck Ritchey, LLC
Peck Ritchey, LLC offers a broad scope of services including ranging from basic estate planning to complex litigation. The estate planning lawyers at Peck Ritchey have proven experience in reducing exposure to gift, estate and inheritance taxes, as well as special needs planning. Our estate planning lawyers provide advice on techniques that can be used not only upon death, but during your life to enable wealth to pass on to your intended beneficiaries in the most tax efficient manner possible.
 
Peck Ritchey’s litigation lawyers are recognized leaders in estate, trust and guardianship litigation. Peck Ritchey represents all parties to decedent’s estate litigation, trust litigation, contested guardianship as well as other areas of fiduciary litigation. In addition to will and trust contests, Peck Ritchey handles disputed accountings, recovery of assets, claims, heirship disputes, disputed guardianships and other estate litigation.
We protect you and your loved ones in and out of the courtroom so you can find peace at home. Our clients work directly with a highly professional legal team that uses their vast experience and creativity to provide successful solutions to meet your personal or business needs. Our legal team ensures you understand your options and what steps need to be taken to achieve your goals.

Our firm strongly believes in its responsibility to serve as leaders in both the profession and the community at large. We are a recognized leader in the legal community and we are proud that our attorneys are involved in many professional and civic organizations that improve our community. Peck Ritchey, LLC’s attorneys frequently speak at continuing education programs addressing attorneys and often contacted by news media as resources for commentary on issues effecting older adults and families. Kerry Peck was recently interviewed by the New York Times to weigh in on the Redstone Sumner estate chaos.

Peck Ritchey, LLC’s attorneys are frequently involved in drafting new legislation for consideration and passage by the Illinois General Assembly. All of Peck Ritchey, LLC’s attorneys are members of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association in addition to other legal associations. (Kerry R. Peck is a past President of the 22,000 member Chicago Bar Association.) These memberships are used to stay apprised of current trends and to improve the quality of our service, as well as to find innovative and compassionate approaches to current legal issues.

Our practice area includes:
• Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation
• Administration of Estates, Trusts, and Guardianships
• Estate Planning and Special Needs
• Alzheimer's Disease Planning
• Elder Law
• Asset Protection and Medicaid Planning
• Special Needs Planning
• Corporate Law, including Small and Family Business Planning
• Guardianship Administration
• Guardianship Litigation
• Litigation against Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation
• Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect

Our firm handles cases in Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County and Kane County.
Office Locations:
105 W Adams Street, 31st Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
312-201-0900
707 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 600, Northbrook, IL 60062
847-509-1099
Suburban Offices and Appointments also available in Orland Park and Oak Brook.

312-201-0900
Info@PeckRitchey.com
www.PeckRitchey.com


Dorjath Law Center

 

Attorney Nancie Golnick Dorjath started the Dorjath Law Center to provide legal help to seniors, military veterans and all families in a dignified, honest and friendly manner.  Our clients are like extended members of our own family, and we are dedicated to providing the answers and help that you need.

Whether your needs are; Long Term Care Planning, Nursing Home or Assisted/Supportive Living, Nursing Home Contract Review, Medicaid Crisis Planning, Medicaid Appeals, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Asset Protection Planning, Veterans Benefits Planning or Special Needs Planning, we are ready to offer compassionate guidance and legal advice.

630-761-3600
Nancie@DorjathLawCenter.com
www.dorjathlawcenter.com


Elder & Disability Law Office, Ltd.

Helping Families Respond to Chronic Illness and Disability While Preserving Assets to Ensure Quality Care
 
For over a decade John Belconis has been helping families obtain quality long term care while preserving assets.  Determining whether your loved one has the resources to pay for quality care (home care, assisted living or a nursing home) can be a daunting task.  There is a great deal of confusion and so much misinformation about the benefits available to pay for the costs of care. 

Our goal is to help families  make the best use of their resources while assisting them in identifying and accessing benefits so that they can maximize their quality of life.
 
Our services include:  Veteran's Benefit Planning, Medicaid Assistance, Special Needs Planning, Wills & Trusts, Guardianship Powers of Attorney for Health & Property

350 S. NW Hwy
Suite 300
Park Ridge, IL 60068

847-430-3652
jmbelconis@yahoo.com


Law Office of James C. Siebert

Attorney James C. Siebert offers personalized service to each of his clients. Mr. Siebert believes that a client’s problem cannot be viewed in isolation but must be analyzed in light of all of the client’s circumstances and goals, both personal and financial. Mr. Siebert understands that a successful resolution of a client’s problem often requires a creative approach to the problem and an understanding of what the client truly wants to achieve.  
  • Estate Planning
  • Living Trusts and Wills
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Transactions

3325 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

847-253-7500
www.jcslaw.com


Edelson Law, LLC

Introduction to My Law Practice:

My law practice is dedicated to helping individuals, couples and families from all backgrounds and ages with estate planning, wills and trusts, powers of attorney, elder law, probate avoidance, estate administration, Medicaid planning, Medicaid applications and qualification, special needs trusts, and health crisis management. My goal is to provide you and your family with solid, expert legal advice and outstanding service, while helping you plan for the future, protect your home and other assets, and protect future generations.

​If your spouse, parent or loved one is declining mentally or physically, is currently experiencing a health crisis, is in the hospital, rehab or in a nursing home, I can help you navigate Medicare, healthcare and nursing home options, Medicaid, life care and housing transitions, and related legal matters.

We Make House Calls and Hospital Visits!

We Advise Both Local and Out of State Clients and Family Members

Office Hours in Skokie, Illinois:

Wheel-chair accessible office conveniently located at the corner of Crawford and Main, in Skokie, Illinois.

​Sunday Hours Available.  Free parking. ​

Active Member of Bar Associations:

The American Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association 
American Bar Association

 

AVVO RATED: EXCELLENT

VIEW MY AVVO PROFILE HERE:

Zisl Edelson, Attorney

8401 Crawford Avenue
Suite 104
Skokie, IL 60076

773-587-9693
www.SkokieElderLaw.com


Elder Law and Estate Planning, PC

Melissa Wick is an elder law attorney helping families navigate through legal issues that arise as we age.  Melissa helps with estate planning, guardianship, probate, Medicaid and the Veteran's Aid and Attendance benefit.  If you are planning for your future include a qualified elder law attorney, such as Melissa Wick.

PO Box 98
McHenry, IL 60051

847-204-6151
mwick@elderlawandestateplanning.net


Elder Law Planning, LLC

At Elder Law Planning, we believe that each client has a unique story to tell. That’s why our approach to the practice of elder law is based on the unique needs and goals of our clients. And that’s also why we craft solutions that are never cookie cutter, never scripted, but are always driven by how the client wants to write the rest of their story. We take pride in partnering with our clients to provide them with the tools they need to plan their future. After meeting with you and hearing your story, we can develop a plan that will prepare you and your family to make some of life’s most important decisions with confidence.

Elder Law Planning, LLC is a full-service estate planning law firm operating in Illinois, with most of the practice being located in Will County, DuPage County, and Cook County. Available services include: estate planning, Medicaid asset protection planning, charitable giving planning, and estate planning for disabled persons or persons with special needs.

621 Rollingwood Drive
Shorewood, IL 60404

815-744-2210
jerry@elderlawplanningllc.com
www.ElderLawPlanningLLC.com


Huck Bouma, PC

Huck Bouma, PC

Huck Bouma PC prides itself in fostering long-term relationships. Their attorneys and staff focus on you, and work to develop ongoing and lasting relationships through the services that they provide.

Client-Centered; Relationship-Based.

That is the core philosophy of their firm.

Huck Bouma has the resources of a downtown Chicago law firm, with the ability to provide personalized, individualized services to you, its clients. They represent individuals, companies, trusts, estates, trust companies and banks in various legal disciplines. Their fees and rates are clear, reasonable and competitive.

Huck Bouma, PC
Elder Law & Special Needs Law
1755 S. Naperville Road, Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60189-3579
630-221-1755
mailto:attorneys@huckbouma.com

Jennifer A. Johnson, Esq.
Melissa C. Pennuto, Esq.
Kathleen Ryding, Esq.
Cynthia F. Tolan, Esq.
Anastasia Xinos
www.huckbouma.com

1755 S. Naperville Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60189-3579

630-221-1755
Attorneys@HuckBouma.com
www.huckbouma.com


Kelleher & Buckley, LLC

assisted living services Kelleher & Buckley, LLC

At Kelleher & Buckley, LLC, clients are people rather than file numbers. When they visit our Barrington law office, new clients will encounter a law firm dedicated to protecting clients’ families, businesses and futures.

We offer our clients the benefits of a full-service law firm, building on the experience and knowledge of our attorneys, paralegals, accountants and legal assistants. Since 1997, we have provided a wide range of legal services to individual and business clients in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Our Barrington, Illinois, law firm helps individual and business clients with a wide range of legal matters focusing on wills, trusts, probate, estates, real estate, business organization planning and litigation. We handle our clients’ matters with personal attention, integrity and the willingness to talk with clients in plain language about their legal matters. However complex their legal issues, clients rely on our attorneys to provide them with personalized legal services targeted to their specific circumstances.

102 South Wynstone Park Drive
Suite 100
North Barrington, IL 60010

847-382-9130
www.kelleherbuckley.com


Law Offices of Jeffrey P. Story, LLC

Elder Law • Estate Planning • Medicaid Planning, Applications & Advocacy • Guardianship • Probate & Estate Administration • Nursing Home & Assisted Living Contract Review/Negotiations & Advocacy
 
My law office in downtown Evanston is dedicated to serving clients and their families as they plan for legal concerns arising from aging and disability. I also help clients and their families face and address crisis situations when knowledge of a range of options and responses is vital. Elder Law is presently a dynamic and changing area of law, responding to our aging population and its attendant needs. I devote a great deal of time and financial resources to educating myself about the latest developments in Elder Law and Trust and Estate Law in order to provide up to the minute counsel on the latest legislative developments. It has a number of excellent organizations, businesses and community resources devoted to clients and it is a real pleasure to be a member of this community. Contact me if you have a legal question relating to Elder Law and Trust and Estate Law.
 

847-328-7552
jstory@jeffreypstory.com
www.jeffreypstory.com


Margolis Weldon LLC

assisted living services Margolis Weldon LLC

Margolis Weldon provides clients with individualized Elder Law and Estate Planning solutions. We educate our clients and offer them peace of mind by equipping them with the tools to successfully navigate the road ahead.

Margolis Weldon believes in empowering their clients with the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions. We understand how challenging it can be for people to talk about death and dying, and we are committed to making the planning process as comfortable as possible. 

Estate Planning Documents We Provide

  • Last Will and Testaments
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • HIPAA Authorizations
  • Living Wills
  • Quit Claim Deeds

847-457-3377
info@margolisweldon.com
www.margolisweldon.com


Perkins & Zayed - The Estate and Trust Law Group & Harold W. Conick, Attorney at Law

assisted living services Perkins & Zayed - The Estate and Trust Law Group & Harold W. Conick, Attorney at Law

It's never too soon - nor too late - to take care of your future.

Whether you're entering adulthood, parenthood, retirement or your elder years, you can do something now to help prepare a secure future for you and your family.

PERKINS and ZAYED, P.C., The Estate and Trust Law Group, established by partners Mark D. Perkins and Dean Zayed, concentrates in Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Wealth Preservation, and Elder Law.

ESTATE PLANNING SERVICES: Living Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, IRA Inheritance Trusts®, Special Needs Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Closings

ELDER LAW & SPECIAL NEEDS SERVICES: Long-term Care Planning, Retirement Planning, Guardianship, Social Security, Medicaid

With over 45 years of collective law experience, our attorneys are uniquely qualified in successful Estate Planning.

We stay at the forefront of knowledge, experience and understanding to provide valuable solutions for your specific needs.




1745 S. Naperville Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60189

630-665-2300
www.trust-lawgroup.com


The Law Office of Kate Curler

Compassionate, personalized legal services and advocacy for seniors and their families. 

Patient Advocacy  - When someone is in the hospital, a rehabilitation center, a nursing home or is negotiating with an insurance company, Kate Curler is the advocate to help facilitate good care.  They will meet with clients and their family members at the hospital or other medical care facility and works to insure clients receive the best possible care.
 
Other services provided:
  • Guardianship
  • Nursing Home Negotiations
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law: Benefit Programs (navigating Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Veteran's benefits)
  • Probate

323 E. Wacker Drive
Suite 238
Chicago, IL 60601

curlerlaw@gmail.com
www.curlerlaw.com


Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle (ZRFM)

assisted living services Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle (ZRFM)
Lawyers you know and trust:

Governments, businesses, families and individuals throughout the Northern Chicago Suburbs and Southeast Wisconsin know and trust us because we are part of and committed to the communities we serve. As the largest law firm in McHenry County, we offer sophisticated legal counsel that is affordable and accessible. Because our lawyers have lived and worked in McHenry, Kane, Boone, Winnebago, Lake and Cook counties throughout their careers, we understand local needs and perspectives. And because we represent clients statewide and throughout the country, we can see the big picture. ZRFM lawyers have decades of experience in the courtroom and the legislative chamber. We help businesses grow, guide families to better futures and counsel public officials on making the right decisions. As long-term partners with our clients, their success is our success. When you see a lawyer, you want solutions that go beyond the law to see the human side, the business side, the practical side of your concerns. We see things the way you do - and that vision is what we offer to every client.

 Our Practice Areas:
Why ZRFM?

Because we share a common goal: success. To our clients, ZRFM offers practical, effective, and experienced advice to help them achieve goals, defend their interests, resolve short- and long-term issues, and avoid liabilities. Our years of legal and business expertise will assist you in building — and maintaining — a solid foundation for your success. With ZRFM, you have access to the full range of the services of our highly responsive and sophisticated attorneys to meet your unique legal needs.

 

50 Virginia Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

815-459-2050
aholstine@zrfmlaw.com
www.zrfmlaw.com