Estate Planning

Illinois Estate Planning Attorneys Serving Chicago's Western Suburbs

Estate Planning FAQ

There are many things that make up a good estate planning lawyer. He or she must understand the many complex aspects of wills, health care directives, etc., and then use these tools to tailor an individual estate plan for each client. A good lawyer must always keep an eye toward maintaining family harmony into the next generation and understanding the nature of family dynamics.

At Kuhn, Heap & Monson, we are confident that our lawyers can provide the competent and caring estate planning services you need. Since opening our doors in 1978, our estate planning lawyers have gained satisfied customers throughout the western suburbs of Chicago, including Naperville, Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Wheaton, and surrounding areas.

Free Consultations Available

If you need any help with estate planning, one of our attorneys can sit down with you in a free consultation, listen to your situation, and then carefully explain how we can help. We can help you with:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Living wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Tax planning
  • Irrevocable insurance trusts and
  • charitable remainder and lead trusts
  • GRATS - Grantor Retained Annuity Trust
  • QPRTS - Qualified Personal Residence Trust
  • Probate

Our clients run the gamut from small business owners to families with modest assets to wealthy individuals. For each client, we avoid "one size fits all" solutions, instead assembling the ideal combination of elements for their particular needs. In so doing, we often uncover strategies that will save them significant amounts of money.

In all of our estate planning work, our primary goal is to prevent the antagonism that too often follows the division of estates. We make sure that our clients' estates will pass quickly and amicably to their heirs, in exactly the way they intend.

Contact Us

To discuss your estate planning needs free of charge, with an attentive and knowledgeable attorney, call Kuhn, Heap & Monson at 630-848-9568. You can also email us through our contact page. We reply to all correspondence quickly.