Professional Estate Planning Attorneys

Estate planning after divorce

After a divorce, it's important to get back on track with an estate plan. Preparing now for uncertainty will give you peace of mind and allow you to focus on what matters most to you.

At Di Giacomo & Somers L.L.C., we offer a complete range of estate planning services to residents across Chicago, Northfield and other cities.

Our dedicated and experienced attorneys work clients to ensure that their wills, trusts and other financial instruments are changed and adjusted to reflect their families’ current circumstances. Don’t delay — take steps to protect your assets and your legacy today.

Living Trusts

If you want to create a living trust, look no further.

A living trust is a legal document that is created while you are alive. It places all your valuable assets like real estate, bank accounts, vehicles, and possessions in trust.

You are the trustee of your assets, and a successor trustee is usually named on the document as well in the unfortunate event that you pass away or become incapacitated. A living trust is beneficial because it can be handled without any court involvement.


A will is a crucial document that spells out how your assets should be divided and your children cared for should you pass away. Without a will in place, the courts will decide the fate of your property and the well-being of your children.

We can help you develop a will that clearly defines your wishes and makes sure any added stress or conflict in your family is reduced.

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“I worked with Carol on trust documents for my mom when my dad passed away and I had to go through the nightmare of probate, and vowed “never again” on going through probate. She was excellent — really knew her stuff..”


“All staff I have ever interacted with here have been compassionate, professional, and trustworthy. I highly recommend Attorney Somers.”


“I used them for my divorce and for a closing on my home. I have found a honest and fair professional. I will still be using in the future for whatever my needs for an attorney shall arise.”

-Anthony -

“Excellent attorney, well experienced in the family law area and a pleasure to deal with on a professional basis.”



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