Wills, Trusts and Estates

Wills, Trusts and Estates

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Wills, Trusts and Estates Practice Group protect their clients’ assets by providing sound, sophisticated and sensible legal advice in a prompt, personal and efficient manner. We counsel clients on their wills, trusts and estate planning needs, collaborating with other firm practices to provide effective solutions.

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys use their legal experience to provide workable, practical solutions to clients’ estate planning needs, ensuring that clients’ estate plans reflect their goals and aspirations for their loved ones. We work with corporate executives, owners of closely held businesses, professionals and high-net-worth individuals, to foster our clients’ family, business and charitable goals at the present and in the future. Toward that end, Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s estate planning practice includes preparation of wills, living trusts, powers of attorney for property and health care, irrevocable trusts and business succession planning. Attorneys also handles decedents’ estates through the probate process and trust administration.

In addition, attorneys work cooperatively with our Family Law attorneys, who are similarly skilled in the complex array of related legal issues. These can include financial analysis, strategic planning and emotional challenges involving dissolution of marriages, spousal support and other familial disputes. Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys can help clients understand the underlying law that governs their matter and coordinate a strategy to help clients to reach their goals.


Chicago, February 2, 2021
Illinois Super Lawyers Recognizes 25 Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP announces that 12 attorneys have been named n to the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list and 13 have been named to the Illinois Rising Stars list.

Chicago, Lisle, Libertyville, Madison County, January 11, 2021
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2021
Those designated Leading Lawyers were recommended by their peers to be among the top lawyers in Illinois.

Chicago, March 31, 2020
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