Trust, Estate, & Probate

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Do you have children that are minors? Does any member of your family have special needs or receive government assistance? Is your family global? Do you own business or real estate?

You've worked hard for your legacy. To make sure your assets are protected and properly managed after you pass, having legally binding documents is essential. Don't let this be an overwhelming task; contact Mauck & Baker for the care and attention you deserve in this important process. We provide counsel to individuals, families, and businesses to make sure such needs and desire are properly fulfilled.


Guided Planning

Good counsel will identify what you need in your specific circumstance. Guided planning makes a seemingly overwhelming process easy to understand and implement.

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Areas of Service

Will-Based Planning

Trust-Based Planning

Essential Family Documents


Protection for Minor Children

Special Needs Planning

Christian Estate Planning

Probate/Estate Administration

Business Succession Planning

Charitable Gift Planning

Tax Planning

Family Limited Partnership

Power of Attorney for Healthcare

Power of Attorney for Property

Estate Litigation

Non-U.S. Families with U.S. Connections

Planning for Mobile & Global Families

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Essential Documents

There are essential documents to ensure that you and your family can take care of each other through life's ups and downs. Learn what they are and consider creating them if you don't already have them.

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Estate Planning

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There are many estate planning options--whether it be a simple transfer upon death, or a more complex wealth transfer incorporating tax efficient strategies. Learn what they are and choose the option that serves your goals best.

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Modern Global Family

Learn more about the legal ramifications of various ownership and transfer issues when a family member is not a U.S. citizen or does not live in the U.S.

Alternatively, if a family member is considering immigrating to the U.S., learn what special steps should be taken in the estate planning process. 

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Chicago, IL 60602


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