Probate Needs of a Disabled Adult Personal Injury Client

If you have a disabled adult client who lacks capacity to  make personal and financial decisions,  you must open a guardianship estate and appoint a guardian prior to entering into a Contingent Fee Agreement.    An adult lacking capacity cannot enter into a contract.

An exception may exist if the client executed a Power of Attorney for Property . . . → Read More: Probate Needs of a Disabled Adult Personal Injury Client

Probate assistance for Plaintiff’s Attorneys

Having been a plaintiff’s attorney for many years,  I understand the perils of probate when the main focus of your practice is litigation.

I offer special probate services for plaintiff’s attorneys, from free consultations on probate issues, to case-by-case deferred billing for opening decedent’s and guardianship estates prior to resolution of your case.

I am available for affordable . . . → Read More: Probate assistance for Plaintiff’s Attorneys

Guardianships of minors and disabled adults

Guardianships of minors and disabled adults is one of the services offered by Christine C. Karr, a Chicago Probate attorney.

Guardianship estates are required for minors who receive funds from the settlement of, or verdict in, a personal injury case, or receives funds from any source – including funds from a deceased parent or life insurance proceeds.   . . . → Read More: Guardianships of minors and disabled adults

Representation of Trustees and Fiduciaries

Representation of Trustees and Fiduciaries is one of the services offered by Christine C. Karr, a Chicago Probate attorney, and includes representation of individual trustees and successor trustees, as well as corporate fiduciaries acting as trustees. 

Services offered include:

Trust administration
Accountings and reporting to beneficiaries
Trust litigation
Trust termination and distributions
Federal income tax preparation
Preparation of Trust agreements
Supplemental Needs Trusts
OBRA Trusts
Representation . . . → Read More: Representation of Trustees and Fiduciaries