Estate Planning Lawyers Serving Northbrook

The challenges that individuals and families may face when dealing with the legal elements of estate planning can be significant. Whether it’s simply trying to ensure that every element of a person’s estate is provided for in their will, or trying to establish guardianship for a child, these types of legal issues can quickly become difficult to manage on your own.

Fortunately, a skilled attorney can play a vital role in helping individuals and families get the help they need in these types of situations. If you are involved in legal proceedings or simply need assistance with estate planning, issues of guardianship and elder care, or related concerns, the experienced lawyers of Peck Ritchey, LLC, understand what you may be going through, and we work to help our clients resolve these issues simply and successfully. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today at (855) 328-5787.

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    Do I Need an Estate Planning or Probate Litigation Attorney?

    If you have attempted to understand how to create your estate plan on your own, you have probably realized that it is a complex process with many different variables. There are many contingencies that you would most likely want to plan for or help a loved one prepare for. If estate planning needs have crossed your mind, it is wise not to try to do it on your own. An experienced estate planning attorney can assist you in making complicated decisions and ensuring the documentation is airtight. With the help of a trained legal professional who is knowledgeable about this area of the law, you’ll be able to have peace of mind about the future.

    Estate administration and litigation involving wills and trusts are other areas where the experience of an attorney is highly significant. When acting as a fiduciary, you may make mistakes with lasting consequences if you are not properly advised of the risks and appropriate measures to take. Likewise, guardianship matters are complicated, and a knowledgeable attorney can assist you in achieving the best possible outcome in these cases.

    Estate planning, probate litigation, and guardianship matters are issues of great importance. Effective representation in these areas requires a thorough understanding of specialized systems of law. Do not risk jeopardizing the things you value by trying to go it alone. A knowledgeable attorney is well worth it to ensure that the outcome matches your wishes as closely as possible.

    Why Choose Peck Ritchey, LLC to Handle My Case?

    If you need assistance in estate planning or related litigation, an experienced attorney is a must to protect your interests. While it may seem difficult to choose a qualified attorney, keep in mind that not all attorneys are equal in their ability to represent you effectively. At Peck Ritchey, LLC, our goal is to provide you with the representation that reflects the wealth of experience we offer and help you to achieve your goals. Our practice is focused on estate planning and related disciplines, such as probate litigation and guardianship matters. We are dedicated to providing you with counsel and advocacy to advance your interests, and we always tailor our approach to your particular situation.

    Managing partner Kerry R. Peck has devoted his career to estate planning-related matters and elder law issues. He is regularly named a Super Lawyer in Illinois, which recognizes his effective representation of clients. In 2014, Kerry Peck was given the Justice John Paul Stevens Award from the Chicago Bar Association. This distinction is the Chicago Bar Association’s top honor and recognizes Kerry’s character and community commitment. Partner Timothy J. Ritchey’s main focus area is elder abuse and exploitation, and he has represented numerous clients while with the firm. Tim has received legal industry accolades, including being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and being named as one of the Best Professionals Under Forty by Suburban Life for the western suburbs of Chicago.

    At Peck Ritchey, LLC, client service is a top priority. Clients are regularly updated, so they are always in the know about their cases, and when questions arise or advice is required, we’re available when you need us. Our clients note that they appreciate our dedication to their cases and our willingness to engage in complex disputes. We care about the outcome of your case and want to help put you at ease throughout the process. Overall, Peck Ritchey, LLC is committed to providing effective representation that is vigorous and thorough. We are hardworking, and we prioritize making legal representation a positive experience.

    Our Estate Planning Practice Areas

    As a law firm with a singular focus on providing excellent representation in estate-related matters, we are proud to offer a full set of services related to this area of law. The chances are that the list below will include the matters you are facing, but even if it does not, we are eager to help you toward resolution of your issues. There are many different ways that we can help individuals and families to resolve the legal issues they may be dealing with, including situations relating to:

    We have what it takes to provide effective, knowledgeable legal representation in all of these situations and more. We welcome your questions about your matter in order to determine how we can best assist you.

    Speak with an Estate Planning Attorney in Northbrook

    If you need help with estate planning or other similar legal matters, the attorneys of Peck Ritchey, LLC, are always ready to provide assistance. We are pleased to be able to assist you in preserving assets, litigating a will contest, or administering an estate, among many other matters that may arise. Contact us by calling our offices at (855) 328-5787 or messaging us via our website today to learn more about our services and what we can do for you.

    Location Info

    Peck Ritchey, LLC
    707 Skokie Blvd #600
    Northbrook, IL 60062

    Phone: (847) 509-1099


    Attorney Kyle Fahey handled our matter with skill and professionalism, and was always responsive. 10/10, would work with him and the firm again.

    –Jon T.

    The peace of mind that Peck Ricthey's office has given me is worth every penny. The services they provided me and my family in an emergency medical situation is beyond outstanding. Last minute notice, Peter Brady and team were compassionate, understanding and most importantly efficient and got the job done. Look no further if you have any needs that this office can provide for you. Definitely in good hands! Thank you, a thousand times over for all of your help.

    –Christine K.

    Very responsive and knowledgeable at handling our brother’s estate. Would definitely recommend!

    –Ralph C.

    I solicited Peck Ritchey, LLC for assistance with a living trust for which I became the beneficiary. I needed assistance with understanding the details of how it all worked. However, I was especially concerned because there were threats of allegations made by family members and a lawsuit was filed against me. I needed a solid professional who had my best interests in mind. Peter Brady took my case and he managed it flawlessly. He explained everything in a way I could understand, he knew the law inside and out, he was always available to answer questions, and even offer support when things seemed like they could become extremely problematic. In addition to this, he had a plan. He navigated the course as if he already knew the next move by the opposing attorney. He made me feel like everything was in control and that’s because he knew exactly what he was doing and he consulted with me about everything. We ended up settling out of court and ultimately the court officially dismissed the lawsuit. I honestly believe if it wasn’t for Peter and his expertise this could have gone in an entirely different direction. Peter did a stellar job and I couldn’t be more pleased and impressed with his performance.

    –John T.

    Tim Ritchey is as smart, honest, and genuine as they come. He truly puts helping people above making money. If you have a need, don’t hesitate to hire him.

    –Jay T.

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