Lifka & Lifka, P.C.  Attorneys at Law - Downers Grove Business Law Lawyers

Lifka & Lifka, P.C.
Attorneys at Law

1551 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630-427-4735
Toll free: 866-548-8873
Fax: 630-434-9931
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Estate Planning

Estate Planning Attorneys in the Chicago Metro Area

Over 30 Years of Combined Legal Experience

If you are concerned about how your property will be divided in the event of your death, you want to speak with an experienced estate planning attorney. There are many different strategies available to ensure the orderly distribution of your property, but there are advantages and disadvantages to each. You want a lawyer who will take the time to understand your unique situation and help you put together a plan that meets your needs.

At the law office of Lifka & Lifka, P.C., Attorneys at Law, in Downers Grove, Illinois, our lawyers offer more than 30 years of combined legal experience to individuals and families who need guidance with estate planning. We place a high priority on thorough legal representation, taking the time to carefully explain all of your options so that you can put together an estate plan that best fits your needs. Because of our commitment to client service, we receive many of our new cases as referrals from existing clients or other professionals. To set up an appointment, contact our office or call at 630-427-4735.

Our Estate Planning Practice

We work with individuals and families from all walks of life, from young couples just starting out to clients who have accumulated very large estates. We take a comprehensive approach to estate planning, taking the time upfront to gather information about your assets and estate planning goals.

Once we have a thorough understanding of your circumstances, we will carefully explain the different estate planning strategies to you, from the use of wills or trusts to the re-titling of assets to the advantages of lifetime gifts. When helping you determine which approach to take, we will examine the tax consequences of each strategy, as well as the administrative expenses of each approach, so that you maximize the amount of your estate that goes to your loved ones.

Once you have selected the approach that will best help you accomplish your goals, we will prepare all documents necessary to put your estate plan in place, including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives
  • Living wills

Our goal is to put a plan in place that is most efficient for you. If you don't need a complex trust arrangement, we won't recommend it. We understand that, for many people, estate planning is an unknown entity. We will take all the time necessary to help you understand the process, as well as the ways that the different estate planning tools work, so that you have the confidence that you are making the right decisions.

Contact Our Office

To arrange a confidential consultation, contact us or call 630-427-4735. Evening and weekend meetings can be set up upon request. We will schedule off-site visits, if necessary.


Lifka & Lifka, P.C., Attorneys at Law, is a business, real estate and estate planning law firm located in Downers Grove, Illinois, and serving clients in the Chicago metro area, including the cities of Wheaton, Naperville, Lombard, Lisle, Oak Brook, Westmont, Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Woodridge, Glen Ellyn, as well as DuPage County, Cook County, Will County and Kane County.