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Why

O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

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Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Cost-Effective

When we started our firm in the midst of the recession, we learned to survive in a lean environment and pass the savings on to our clients.  As the economy has improved, we have not changed our philosophy.  We are hungry to grow our client base, and so we have intentionally set our rates below what the market will bear.  Our mission is to make each client walk away feeling that they got more value than they paid for.  This is easier to do when we make our prices affordable.

Client-Focused

The secret to our success as a firm is incredibly simple: we build a personal relationship with each of our clients and treat them with the respect that they deserve.  We pride ourselves on our open lines of communication, frequent check-ins with our clients, and our accessibility.  We are here to help you in any way we can, often leveraging our network of resources to assist you with non-legal issues that you may be having.  We are your one-stop problem-solver and trusted adviser.  All attorneys say that they provide excellent client service, but, unlike other attorneys, we practice what we preach.  We make sure every client walks away happy . . . period.

Comprehensive

We are your community law firm.  Our business is built on long-term relationships with our clients.  Our clients have the luxury of building trust over time with one team of attorneys, rather than having to find a new attorney for each different type of matter that arises over the course of their lives.  No one attorney can be an expert at everything.  That is why we have worked hard to assemble a team of attorneys with extensive experience in different areas of expertise.  Our attorneys work together closely to bring our collective experience to bear on any issue that may arise for our clients.

Great at What We Do

Since our business comes entirely from referrals and community involvement, our reputation for quality legal work is our greatest asset . . . and it is extremely important to us.  Each of our attorneys is truly experienced in his or her practice areas, with the highest personal standards of excellence.  We are proud of our reputation in the community, and we did not achieve it by accident.  Our reputation for excellence comes from hard work, continuing education, and an above-and-beyond approach to our clients’ cases.

More information about our Chicago Probate Litigation Attorneys:

Our experienced and dedicated Chicago probate litigation attorneys resolve disputes in contested estates. We vigorously defend your rights and ensure a favorable resolution to your matter and we will be trusted advocates by your side.

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Chicago Probate Litigation Attorneys

Please contact our friendly Chicago Probate Litigation Attorneys at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.

O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A

Chicago, Illinois 60642

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What to Expect From a Consultation

The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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Further Reading from our Chicago Probate Litigation Attorneys

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Chicago Probate Claims

In this article, our Chicago probate litigation attorneys examine family settlement agreements in Chicago probate litigation and trust disputes. Family settlement agreements can be used to avoid costly litigation and ease tensions between family members.

The parties in a dispute can agree to a broad range of terms and will be e upheld as long as it meets the requirements to be a valid contract.  The agreements however must not only be agreeable to the interested parties, but must also meet the wishes of the creator of the trust or the will

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Chicago Probate Claims

In this article, our Chicago contested estate attorneys discuss the probate process in Chicago. Probate claims are filed by entities or individuals that believed they are owed money from the estate that's in probate. This could be debt, agreements, or contracts from the deceased individual. The statute of limitations for probate claims in Illinois provides that creditors have two years from the date of the decedent’s death to file a claim against the estate.  However, this period can be shortened by the representative providing notice to known and unknown creditors. Probate claimants are not required to follow formal rules of pleading as in typical civil litigation.  The only requirements for probate claims is that they contain sufficient information to apprise the representative of the nature, type and amount of the claim.  If there is documentary evidence, such as an invoice, associated with the claim, the document should be attached to the claim.  Many Illinois counties have claim forms available online.P

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Alternatives to Probate in Chicago

In this article, our Chicago probate litigation attorneys examine the probate process as and look at potential alternatives to the probate process. Probate is a court case that is sometimes necessary to give the administrator of a deceased person’s (known as the “decedent”) estate the power to handle the decedent’s assets, pay the decedent’s debts and distribute the balance of the estate to the decedent’s heirs and beneficiaries.This process includes Small Estate Affidavits, summary administration of Illinois estates, or using a Bond in Lieu of Probate to administer an estate. We discuss how these can potentially avoid , negate or speed up the probate process.

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