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113 East Douglas, Petersburg, IL 62675

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Estate Planning Attorney in the Petersburg Illinois area

Speaking with an estate planning attorney is a great way to secure your family’s financial future. Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law is the top-rated estate planning attorney for those in the Petersburg, Illinois area. Our legal services can provide the best financial future for your family and loved ones by helping avoid probate, minimize estate tax, and helps eliminate any confusion about what your wishes are.

Estate planning is more than drafting simple wills and trusts, having an experienced estate planning attorney is in your benefit in order to establish a solid plan for your family when they need it most. Our estate planning litigation includes:

Wills & Trusts
Durable Powers of Attorney
Revocable, Irrevocable, & Charitable Trusts
Trust Administration
Probate & Estate Administration

Sophisticated Estate & Gift Tax Planning
Estate & Trust Income Tax Returns
Family Limited Partnerships
Business Succession
Health Care Declarations

Generation-Skipping Trusts
Living Wills
Charitable Foundations
Power of Attorney

Family Law Litigation

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At Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law, we have years of representing clients in the Petersburg, Illinois area with their family law litigation. Whether you are going through a difficult divorce process or fighting for child custody, our attorneys know how to aggressively pursue resolutions that are in our client’s best interests. We pride ourselves on having the experience and commitment that you should expect from someone who is going to legally represent your interests. There is no case too small or too big for us to handle; whether it’s an uncontested divorce or property division. Schedule a legal consultation with our family law attorney for the following legal issues:

Divorce Adoption Child Support Domestic Violence
Child Custody Parental Rights Visitation Rights Maternity
Paternity Divorce Mediation Pre-Nuptial Agreements Post-Nuptial Agreements

Elder Law: Care & Asset Protection

Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law specializes in elder law because we are dedicated to helping older adults and provide them with quality legal representation that can better protect their health and finances. In addition to providing quality legal counsel for care and asset protection, we also provide our client’s family with information about local agencies that can be trusted with the quality care our clients deserve. Our Elder Law service covers:

Health Care Directives Durable Powers of Attorney Wills & Trusts Estate Planning
Medicaid Applications Medicaid Asset Protection Adult Guardianships Financial Exploitation
Disability Insurance/Medicaid Appeals Life Care Planning Adult and Elder Mediation

Real Estate Attorney

It doesn’t matter if you are buying a home for the first time or the owner of a multi-million-dollar company, having an experienced real estate attorney helps reduce the risk of problems during your commercial or residential real estate dealings. At Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law, we provide legal representation to owners, developers, and investors for a range of real estate transactions, including financings, acquisitions, and sales. With our extensive experience, we can represent your best interests with structuring, planning, documentation, and implementation of your real estate tactics. Contact our real estate attorney for:  

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Closings Purchase Agreements Financings & Re-Financings Title Insurance Title Examination
Escrow Services Loan Documentation Settlement Services Commercial Transactions Boundary & Property Disputes
Easements Deeds Liens Land Contracts Commercial & Residential Leases

Corporate & Business Law Attorneys

We want you to know that you can trust Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law with your corporate and business law concerns in the Petersburg, Illinois area. Our business law attorneys provide cost-effective problem-solving solutions. Contact us for:

Entity Selection & Business Formation Purchase & Sale of Businesses Real Estate Mergers & Acquisitions
Buy-Sell Agreements Shareholder Agreements Broker Agreements Purchase Agreements
Intellectual Property Tax Planning Employment Law

We also provide service in Havana IL, Springfield IL, and the surrounding communities.

Charles Kim Smith Attorney at Law