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Estate Planning and Probate Services:

  • Creation of estate plans including wills, trusts and power of attorney documents.
  • Assisting individuals in the proper administration of a loved one’s probate estate.
  • Representation of trustee’s in connection with their duties to the trust beneficiaries.
  • Representation of court-appointed guardians of disabled individuals.
  • Litigating disputes related to a deceased’s loved ones assets.
  • Representation of beneficiaries in actions against trustees for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Will contests.
  • Guardianship litigation.
  • Claims against probate estates.

Please contact Hays Firm LLC for an estate lawyer to help you set up your own  plan or discuss any questions or concerns you have regarding a dispute related to a deceased or disabled individual’s assets. You may contact the firm at(312) 626-2537 or via e-mail.

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