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Business Law, General Counsel, and Estate Planning Lawyers in DuPage and Cook County
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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.
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.
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.
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FROM OUR BLOGS
Comprehensive Estate Plans Include More Than Wills
April 15, 2021
For many people, the term “estate plan” is assumed to be synonymous with “will.” However, a last will and testament is only one element of a comprehensive estate plan. A will can accomplish several important purposes; however, wills are also bound by certain limitations. When building your estate plan, it is important to consider other estate planning tools such as a living will, trust, and power of attorney. With this in mind, our firm offers a variety of estate planning packages that can be customized to meet your particular needs. […]Read More
The Importance of Tax Planning for Business Owners
April 13, 2021
Similar to last year, the individual tax filing deadline has been extended by the federal government. This year, the deadline was pushed back to May 17, 2021, which means that taxpayers have about four weeks to finish their tax returns and send them to the Internal Revenue Service. For an individual, putting off tax planning can lead to major stress and costly late fees. However, failing to prioritize tax planning is an even greater problem for business owners. If you own a business, the importance of proper tax planning cannot […]Read More
Tax Planning in Your Estate Plan
April 8, 2021
Benjamin Franklin is attributed as having said that only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. The way you structure your estate plan will have considerable tax consequences, so it is important to plan accordingly. There are different tax-related advantages and disadvantages associated with each type of estate planning tool. Failure to plan for estate planning tax consequences can leave your surviving loved ones with unexpected and unpleasant tax-related surprises. An estate planning attorney can explain the potential tax implications and help you minimize your tax liability through […]Read More