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DuPage County Business Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship, and Probate and Trust Lawyers

Our firm is dedicated to handling an array of legal matters with, efficiency and innovation. From contested probate estates and estate planning to construction litigation and business law, our firm is a trusted resource in Illinois for individuals and businesses. We also have extensive experience in civil litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.

We keep our clients informed every step of the way and treat them with the highest level of respect. Each attorney is committed to minimizing legal expense without sacrificing the quality of service. At Roberts & Caruso, we work to provide intelligent solutions to challenging legal matters every day.

Respected Probate Litigation experience

We often receive referrals from other probate attorneys because they trust us to handle probate matters with skill and promptness, and because we have the ability to conduct trials on complex matters that other firms are not equipped to handle. We are experienced with helping clients navigate probate administration and litigation concerns. Our attorneys will carefully explain the process and provide excellent legal assistance from case inception to closure.

Client-Focused Illinois
Estate Planning Firm

We help clients establish, maintain and protect estate plans. Estate plans often combine elements such as wills, trusts and powers of attorney. Identifying the right mix of estate protection can be confusing, but our attorneys have a reputation for putting clients at ease and helping them make informed decisions.

Extensive Business Law and Construction
Litigation Experience

We meet the legal needs of a range of business clients including, but not limited to Fortune 100 companies, mid-size enterprises, start-up businesses, and sole proprietors. Regardless of size, we are prepared to represent the interests of Illinois businesses. Our services cover most areas of business law and personal representation, exclusive of divorce. Our experience in representing technology business vendors and customers in technology transactions is unparalleled.

Please Contact Us to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss case details and determine if you would like to proceed with our firm. If you choose to retain our attorneys, we will begin working on your case immediately and keep you informed throughout the process. We have flexible appointments available at our offices in Wheaton, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois. We look forward to serving you.

News & Events

  • Limitation on the Amount of Retainage that can be Withheld from a Contractor in a Construction Contract

    October 28, 2019

    New law in Illinois Regarding the Limitation on the Amount of Retainage that can be Withheld from a Contractor in a Construction Contract Everyone in the construction business needs to know about a new law in Illinois that limits the amount of retainage that can be withheld from a contractor who has entered into a private contract for the construction of a private commercial structure or single family housing of more than twelve units.  The law does not apply to public contracts. This law is intended by the Illinois General Assembly to favor contractors and subcontractors as the latest salvo…...

  • Some Truths About Lies - Sympathy for the Liar

    July 9, 2019

    “LIAR!” You snarl, pointing at the sniveling, twitchy man on the witness stand. Doesn’t every lawyer dream about doing that some day? Doesn’t nearly every litigation client tell you that his chief antagonist is a liar? It is such a strong word - the ”L-Word”, that we rarely pull it out and use it against someone, and then only if the lie is so obvious and so foul that there is no doubt that the sniveler is worthy of such public scorn. We Americans are a truthful people, and we rely on truthful information from others to get us through…...

  • Dodging the Rule 216 Bullet? Responding to Requests to Admit after Vision Point of Sale v. Haas

    July 9, 2019

    Request to Admit carry strict deadlines and a parties’ failure to properly respond to the requests can be fatal to their case. At times, it can be a call-your-malpractice-carrier event. In September, 2006, the Illinois Supreme Court decided Vision Point of Sale v. Haas and overturned case law prohibiting the trial court from considering evidence of “mistake, inadvertence or attorney neglect” in making its determination of whether “good cause” exists to grant an extension of time to file late responses to requests to admit.[ 223 Ill.2d 334, 875 N.E.2d 1065 (2007).] This article will examine the decision and what it…...

  • The Top Five Causes of Action Related to Wills and Trusts and How to Defend Against Them

    July 9, 2019

    It is no secret that America’s population is getting older. In a recent housing study, researchers from Harvard note that the number of American households headed by a person over the age of 80 has risen 71 percent in the last 25 years.[ Harvard University Joint Center on Housing Studies. Housing for Older Adults, 2018 ed.] The Baby Boomers have started to retire and will continue to do so in record numbers. America’s older generations have amassed large sums of wealth that will be transferred to younger generations in the decades to come. Estate planners utilize wills and trusts as…...

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