Illinois Real Estate, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and DUI Defense Law Firm
Other Offices: Cicero (IL)
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Law Firm OverviewMichelotti & Associates, Ltd is a full service law firm serving Illinois since 1981. Our firm has helped people buy, sell and protect property; plan for death and disability; and assist them through difficult financial and family situations.
Our firm concentrates in real estate law, estate and probate law, bankruptcy, elder law, DUI defense and asset protection. Our attorneys work hand in hand with our clients. We strive to provide the very best legal representation in an attentive and efficient manner. We stay committed to excellence in advancing and protecting our clients’ interests in every case.
Our lawyers have been recognized for their legal work and achievement. With our experienced team of attorneys, we offer high-profile legal representation with an eye toward cost-effective solutions. With a network of legal professionals, you can rest assured, we have the resources and expertise to handle your case, whatever the issue, no matter how large or small. We will work diligently to achieve the best settlement or solution possible for each client.
Year this Office was Established: 1981
Languages: English, Spanish
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: IRS Collection Defense; Foreclosure Defense.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice areas include:
- Real Estate
Our firm provides transactional real estate services covering all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. We assist our clients with the development, leasing, sale and purchase of commercial and residential real property. Our depth and breadth of experience allows us to develop both sophisticated and practical solutions to our clients' needs, and we have successfully represented a wide range of clients, including condominium boards, in a variety of commercial and residential real estate transactions.
- IRS Collection Defense
We provide zealous defense for clients facing IRS Tax problems. We provide attentive legal service to clients, including effective representation and strong communication on all fronts. Our IRS collection defense attorneys handle the following: offers in compromise, installment agreements, administrative agreements, administrative appeals, employment taxes, abatement of penalties and interest.
In the face of incessant calls from debt collectors, the threat of foreclosure or other legal action, your situation may seem overwhelming. Bankruptcy is not for everyone, but it is important to consult with a competent bankruptcy attorney to find out if it is an appropriate solution for you. We will evaluate your case and work with you towards a resolution of your debts that fits your individual needs. Should bankruptcy be your chosen avenue of relief, we will handle your Chapter 7 or 13 case to completion.
- Estate Planning and Probate
Our firm helps clients with estate planning and probate matters involving wills, trusts, Powers of Attorney, medical powers, advanced directives, living wills, quit claim deeds and joint tenancies. We understand you may be on unfamiliar ground when you come to see us. Our foremost desire is to be helpful, so we focus on educating our clients. We don't just want you to have the right documents; we want you to know what's in those documents, how best to use that information, and what effect that use will have.
Just because you have missed a payment or 2 doesn’t mean you should lose your house. Our foreclosure defense team can help. We work with defense strategies that can help you such as negotiating pre-foreclosure workout agreements, mortgage modification, mortgage servicing abuses, short sales, deed in lieu, or even using bankruptcy to prevent foreclosure. We are compassionate to your situation and can provide the aggressive representation and defense necessary to avoid foreclosure.
- Elder Law
Our elder law attorneys assist elderly clients with estate planning, powers of attorney, medical directives, financial planning for nursing home care, elder abuse, nursing home injuries and pretty much any other area of law, personal injury, bankruptcy, tax problems etc. Our firm is comprised of a team of dedicated and skilled legal advocates who care deeply about their specialized area of law.
- Asset Protection
Over 1,000,000 lawsuits are filed in the State of Illinois every year. This means that 1 out of 20 individuals and businesses may be a victim of a lawsuit this year. Don't let it be you. Be proactive. There are legitimate steps you can take now that will insulate you. These range from something as simple as filing a new deed to as complex as off-shore asset protection structures. Whether you need a corporate structure or an LLC or a trust, we can help you and we can get the job done quickly. Our firm has served thousands of clients and protecting millions in assets, we are the leaders in asset protection.
- Du Page County Bar Association
- Will County Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Mr. Joseph C. Michelotti
Asset Protection, Bankruptcy, Business and Industry, Business Formation, Business Law