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Trusts & Estates

We are ready to assist you with designing and implementing a customized estate plan which will meet your specific goals and objectives while seeking to minimize estate, gift and inheritance taxes.  We work with business owners, high-net worth families, blended families and second marriages, young couples with children, and retired individuals.  You may have done an estate plan years ago and are wondering if you should review your will.  Our estate planning attorneys can meet with you to review your current estate plan documents and beneficiary designations to make sure they reflect your current estate planning wishes and recommend changes where necessary.

Our attorneys have substantial expertise in representing individuals and corporate fiduciaries in probate and guardianship proceedings and have vast experience in advising our clients in estate and trust dispute matters.  You may have trouble interpreting the provisions of wills and trusts, so let our trust and estate attorneys assist you in construing the language and its meaning.  Our tax attorneys can assist fiduciaries with income tax planning and return preparation.

Let us assist you in designing and drafting estate plan documents such as the following:

  • Pour-Over Wills
  • Wills with Testamentary Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney for Property and Health Care
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Revocable “Living” Trusts
  • Directed Trusts with Advisors
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts and Private Foundations
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts
  • Generation-Skipping and Dynasty Trusts
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships and LLCs
  • Preparation of estate, gift and inheritance tax returns

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The firm represents decedents, disabled persons, and other estates and probates throughout Illinois for the purpose of minimizing legal costs and expenses while fulfilling the wishes and best interests of the beneficiaries and decedents.

Let’s Talk. Contact Us today to discuss your Trust & Estates needs.

Trust & Estate Attorneys

Our trust & estate attorneys are here to help.

Richard J. Tarulis

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Eric R. Wilen

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The Trust & Estate attorneys of Brooks, Tarulis & Tibble, LLC are here to assist you, call 630-355-2101.

Our Trusts & Estates experience includes the following practices.

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Probate Court

The firm represents individuals and professional executors in probate courts in all the collar counties. Our attorneys and staff have substantial experience in collecting and accounting for assets, paying bills, and resolving disputes among beneficiaries and claimants. Most cases are not complicated or controversial, but the firm has substantial probate litigation experience if necessary.

Trust Administration

The firm represents individuals and professional trustees in non-probate estate administration. Since probate is easy to avoid with minimal planning, most estates do not have to go through probate court, but still require all assets to be collected and accounted for, and all claims to be resolved. The firm also has substantial experience in challenging questionable transfers of property prior to a person’s death.

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Brooks, Tarulis & Tibble, LLC
1733 Park Street, Suite 100
Naperville, Illinois 60563

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