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DuPage County estate planning Lawyer

Serving Clients in Western Cook County for Over a Decade

Your family’s future is a legacy worth protecting. With the right preparation and careful attention to important details, you can protect your family’s assets and ensure a hopeful, prosperous future for years to come. You can also save your family members and loved ones the stressful process of probate court.

At AvoidProbate, our DuPage County estate planning attorney offers more than a decade of experience to help you make the most of what you’ve worked so hard to earn. Our flat-fee services ensure that you don’t pay a cent more than you need to when filing the right paperwork for your needs.

We can help you answer questions related to estate planning documents and legal issues, such as:

  • Should I create a will or trust?
  • How do I establish a power of attorney for health care?
  • Should I establish an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?
  • How do I ensure my loved ones inherit the maximum amount of my assets?
  • How can I plan for or minimize the effect of inheritance or estate taxes?
  • What steps do I need to take when administering an estate?

Since 2006, Mr. Gugliuzza and his team of experienced estate planning attorneys have helped families to make use of trusts and wills. He is dedicated to helping clients ensure their property does not become subject to the probate process following their passing.

During your free consultation, we can discuss your needs and provide you with the solutions you need to make use of legal, secure solutions. Our law firm offers same-day appointments, as well as night and weekend slots to better suit your schedule.

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With three service levels available, we will help you decide which package is right for you!

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Client Testimonials
  • Linda M.

    Highly recommended.

  • W.K.

    Marc makes the process of creating a Trust & Will clear and concise.

  • Ma W.

    I can't thank Marc enough for his professionalism and patience.

  • Ed S.

    We were extremely happy with the final product and we highly recommend Marc!

  • Natalie Koster

    We would recommend Marc to anyone who is looking for an attorney!

  • Dorothy

    We knew we could count on him!

  • Scott Shapiro

    Marc has been my "go-to" real estate attorney for 10 years.

  • Diane Cummings

    Attorney Marc handled all our concerns & promptly responded to us!

  • Daniel

    Attorney Marc was very helpful throughout the process!

  • Tim

    The attorney you've been looking for!

  • Samuel

    I would highly recommend him and use him if the occasion occurs again!

  • Linda Andersen

    Marc went above & beyond for us!

  • James

    Marc is a reliable lawyer!

  • Zach Kooi

    We highly recommend him!

Marc L. Gugliuzza Attorney at Law, Certified Financial Planner

I started AvoidProbate with the hope of making important legal documents accessible to everyone!

Trust me, you need a trust!
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Trusts and Estate Planning for Protecting Your Family's Future

It takes time to grow wealth, but it only takes one probate proceeding to lose it all. It is natural to feel concerned about how to protect your assets.

The good news is you have an estate planner with years of experience on your side. At AvoidProbate, we understand exactly how to help our clients utilize revocable living trusts to outline the property that will under no circumstances be touched by the government. We can work with you to identify the best type of trust to meet your needs, whether you need to secure the livelihood of a special needs loved one or are seeking to remove a property from your taxable estate.

Our three packages of probate legal services cater to each family’s long term needs, providing helpful legal guidance and administration without charging extra for unnecessary hourly costs. Our Basic package is our quickest and most affordable package that can be completed remotely. We also offer complete packages for both individuals and couples.

Additionally, if you need help administering the estate of a deceased loved one, we can help you thorough this stressful time. Our attorneys can work with your executor or successor trustee and do what we can to make the entire process as easy as possible. We can also serve as your personal representative in court hearings.

At our law office in DuPage County, we make the process as simple as possible so you can get answers to your questions, then put your wishes in writing. You should never leave your family’s future to chance. Schedule your free, no-obligation consultation today!

Why AvoidProbate?

  • Transparent & Affordable Pricing
  • Experienced & Well-Respected Attorney
  • Secure & Easy Access to Important Documents
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