Comprehensive Client Service in Illinois Trusts and Estates

As a full-service law firm ready to meet any family’s legal needs, Shaw Law Ltd. in Waukegan offers dependable advice and efficient service on estate planning issues.

Our attorneys can help you draft or revise a will, explain how different trust instruments work to achieve particular family objectives, or prepare powers of attorney that can help avoid the need for guardianship in the event of a disabling medical emergency. For the advice of an experienced Waukegan estate planning attorney, contact Shaw Law Ltd. for a free in-office consultation about your goals, concerns and legal options.

A basic estate plan will consist of a last will and testament, financial and medical powers of attorney, and an advance directive to health care providers. Together, these instruments will help assure the orderly transfer of assets between generations and protect your interests if an accident or illness renders you incapable of managing your own affairs.

Trust instruments of many different kinds can help families achieve particular estate planning goals, which might include:

  • Family business succession planning
  • Care of a child or adult with special needs
  • Guardianship of minors or disabled adults
  • Protection of eligibility for Medicaid or other benefits programs
  • Charitable, educational or religious objectives
  • Transfer of assets outside of probate

Shaw Law Ltd. serves the estate planning needs of clients throughout Chicago’s northern collar communities, and our experience with business law, tax law, family law and real estate adds significant value to our advice. Our probate and estate administration experience can also help you understand the practical implications of particular estate planning alternatives.

Call 847-244-4696 to Work With an Illinois Wills and Trusts Lawyer
Whether or not you’ve worked with us before, we think you’ll find that our versatility and breadth of experience can help you choose the right estate planning solution for your family’s goals and circumstances. Contact Shaw Law Ltd. in Waukegan for a free in-office consultation with an attorney.

Meet Mark L. Shaw

Mark Shaw founded the firm in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn. He received a B.S. Pharm., with honors, from Purdue University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a licensed pharmacist having practiced in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.


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