Probate Court & Estate Administration

The Barrington-area lawyers of Buckley Fine can:

  • Administer estates and court probates
  • Represent executors
  • Prepare and inventory estate and trust accountings
  • Handle probate litigation or will contests
  • Counsel on federal and state estate tax returns and gift tax returns
  • Oversee distribution of assets
  • Guide the payment of expenses or debts
  • Address creditor issues
  • Oversee guardianships (minors or adults)

Buckley Fine’s probate attorneys offer specialized expertise in probate administration, bringing a wealth of experience in handling matters across various local courts including Lake County, Cook County, McHenry County, and others in the Barrington, IL area and the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Our team is adept at understanding and navigating the intricacies of the probate process, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience for our clients.

Understanding that each estate is unique, our attorneys adopt an individualized approach, tailoring our services to the specific needs of each client. We recognize the complex nature of probate, which often requires collaboration with other professionals such as accountants, insurance advisors, and financial advisors. This holistic approach ensures that all aspects of probate administration are comprehensively covered.

Our team is committed to guiding you through every step of the probate process, from the initial stages to final resolution, with clarity and efficiency. Whether you’re dealing with a straightforward estate or a more complex situation, Buckley Fine’s experienced probate attorneys are equipped to handle your needs with the utmost care and professionalism.


Navigating the probate process can be challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone. Schedule a consultation with Buckley Fine’s experienced probate attorneys in Barrington to ensure your probate administration is handled with expert care and personalized attention.



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