Protecting your assets through estate planning can also prevent disputes or difficult decisions for your family members. At Stewart and Capraro, we are dedicated to providing our clients with sound counsel and a detail-oriented strategy to protect their estates and wishes.
Our attorneys provide trusted guidance, sound counsel, and strategy to secure the future of your estate. We also represent heirs, executors, and relatives in the probate process. Contact us todayfor more information about estate planning, probate or estate administration.
We Are Experienced in Helping Our Clients Benefit from a Variety Estate Planning Tools:
- Trusts and living trusts
- Powers of attorney for property
- Powers of attorney for healthcare
- Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
- Medicare and Medicaid planning
Probate and Estate Administration
Typically, people come to the firm because a family member or friend has died and they are named as executor in the will. Being named Executor still requires a court order to act for the estate in that capacity. If there is no will, the same basic process is followed. However, the court will name someone to be the administrator of the estate.
Our firm will help you to open the estate, name an executor or administrator, and provide the legal guidance to ensure that the estate is properly managed including paying off debts and taxes. We are also experienced in acting as the attorney for the estate and can assist an executor or administrator in the probate process.
For more information about estate planning, wills and trusts, or probate and estate administration, contact Stewart and Capraro, Attorneys & Counselors at Law and schedule a consultation with a lawyer at our law office in Oak Park. We provide focused client service and committed advocacy for clients throughout greater Chicago and Cook County.