We worked with Gierach Law Firm doing wills and trusts and were very satisfied with the communications received from the firm and responses to our calls and the work that was provided. Thank You.
- Downers Grove, IL Client
Professional and high-caliber legal services from the Gierach Law firm and staff. The firm provided red-carpet treatment and superb legal advice/recommendations.
- Chicago Area Client
The staff made me feel like family and answered all questions regarding the estate, generational transfer of wealth, and succession planning specifics. A very hands-on approach was greatly appreciated.
- Jose S.
I wholeheartedly, and without reservation, would recommend the Gierach Law Firm to anyone seeking legal advice on a multitude of subjects.
- Jose S., Chicago Area
Denice knows business and understands how to serve businesses and be a great investment for businesses. I recommend her highly.
- Joe S., Business owner
Very knowledgeable, professional, trustworthy, and have a great deal of experience across many areas. They make you feel very cared for and confident they have your best interests at heart.
- Lin H., Naperville area
I have referred many clients in need of estate services to this law firm and I have heard nothing but fantastic things in return.
- Caryn O.
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Managing the day to day operations of a successful business is a complex task on its own, and business owners will need to address a wide variety of legal issues and other concerns. Extending these tasks into the future and making plans for continuing growth and success can be even more difficult. To make sure your business is prepared to meet new challenges, you need the assistance of a skilled attorney and business advisor who can help you handle issues such as regulatory concerns, contract disputes, succession planning, and more.
At the Gierach Law Firm, we provide comprehensive business law and estate planning services. Lead Attorney Denice Gierach has more than 30 years of legal experience, and she is also a Certified Public Accountant who has owned and operated multiple businesses, including a real estate development firm and a startup manufacturing business. We are prepared to work closely with you to understand your needs and build a plan that will provide for your future success. To schedule a free consultation, contact us today at 630-756-1160.
There are a multitude of complex tasks, requirements, and ongoing concerns involved in building and operating a business, as well as a variety of legal issues that will need to be addressed. At the Gierach Law Firm, we work with business owners to address their concerns and meet their ongoing needs. If you are planning to start a new business, we can assist with business formation and entity selection, or we can help you complete the requirements for buying or selling a business. We can help draft and review business contracts, assist with commercial real estate matters, or provide representation in business litigation related to issues such as employment disputes, breach of contract, or partnership disputes. We will put our experience to work for you and help you resolve these matters as efficiently and effectively as possible.
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Whether you are starting a new business or are planning to build and expand your existing company, you need a plan for how you will be able to work toward your goals. At the Gierach Law Firm, we can help you bring your vision for your business to life, helping you understand the best business strategies that will promote your company’s growth. We will perform a risk analysis and help you proactively address any threats your business may face, ensuring that you can continue to achieve your goals.
With our Outsourced General Counsel program, we can not only help you develop successful short-term and long-term business strategies, but we can manage legal concerns across multiple areas of your company. We will help you oversee the big picture, identifying and addressing any issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Every family is different, and everyone has unique concerns about how they can address their financial needs, accomplish their goals, and leave a legacy for their loved ones. Because of this, it is crucial to work with an experienced attorney when creating an estate plan. In addition to making decisions about how you would like matters to be handled after your death, you may want to take steps to protect your assets and ensure that they are used correctly to provide for your family members. You may also need to establish succession plans for a family business, leave a charitable legacy, or make plans for how to minimize your family’s tax burden. At the Gierach Law Firm, we will get to know your family, make sure we understand your goals, and help you tailor your estate plan to your family’s needs.
YOUR WORRY-FREE LEGACY
Written by Denice Gierach
Most people have no idea where to begin when it comes to estate planning. “Can’t I just make a simple will?” they ask. There are, however, many complex aspects to putting together an effective estate plan, and often, people don’t even know what questions they should ask. In Your Worry-Free Legacy, attorney Denice Gierach compiles the most common issues people face when creating an estate plan into one comprehensive book.
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