Starting a business requires planning and hard work. Our lawyers evaluate and review business formation options as they relate to your tax consequences and liability exposure. We help businesses save money in legal fees.
The business law attorneys at the Law Offices of Guidos & Associates Ltd. counsel, advise, and represent clients with respect to these and other issues:
- Business Contracts
- Sales and Purchases
- Estate Planning integration
- Corporate and Partnership Formation
Our attorneys form relationships with their clients to provide the ongoing attention necessary to adapt business needs to the changing regulations and laws. By taking advantage of the law, you can protect what you have worked hard to develop for your future.
Estate Planning and Elder Law
Estate planning should be more than just planning for the distribution of your assets after you or you family member is gone. Our lawyers explore trust and will arrangements that facilitate the easy resolution of your specific estate planning needs. The attorneys at Guidos & Associates Ltd. guide you through tax considerations, asset distribution options, and other issues to ensure your peace of mind.
Estate planning should also include advance directives concerning issues of health and medical care. We can help make sure that your health care conforms to your beliefs and wishes if you should become unable to communicate those beliefs and wishes in the future.
Our estate planning attorneys advise, counsel, and represent clients in the following areas of elder law:
- Living Wills
- Living Trusts
- Powers of Attorney
- Testamentary Trusts
- Special Needs Trusts
- Advanced Directives
- Guardianship Proceedings
- Simple and Complex Wills
Probate and Trust Administration
The probate process can be difficult and complicated without the help of an experienced attorney. Settling a deceased person’s estate or administering the assets of a trust requires expert legal counsel and information. Our probate attorneys advise and represent beneficiaries, executors, trustees, heirs and interested parties in regard to probate and trust administration matters.
If you are considering a lawsuit against someone contact the law firm of Guidos & Associates Ltd. today for a free consultation. Our civil litigation attorneys thoroughly research the law to explore all possible remedies. We have represented clients in personal injury lawsuits, business contract disputes, family law matters, real estate transactions, and trust administration lawsuits.
Traffic Law / DUI Defense
If you, or a loved one are charged with a DUI, the Law Offices of Guidos & Associates Ltd. can help. We work with clients to analyze their case, and defend their rights in court. Our attorneys investigate the police allegations by reviewing police reports, breathalyzer records, and video tapes. This information helps us defend clients by providing the basis for effective negotiation with prosecutors and judges.
Traffic violations can impact your ability to drive or obtain affordable insurance. Some are relatively minor, while others can land you in jail. The vast majority of tickets are often paid, and other times clients just cannot afford a ticket on their record. We work with clients to keep them on the road.
Our attorneys advise, counsel, and represent clients in the following areas of traffic law:
- DUI / OMVI / OVI / Drunk driving
- Speeding Ticket
- No Operators License
- Driving Under Suspension
- Drag Racing
- Reckless Operation
- Traffic signal violation
- Assured Clear Distance Ahead
The attorneys at Guidos & Associates Ltd. represent clients who have suffered serious injuries or death as a result of other people’s negligence. We put in the time that is required to maximize the ultimate recovery.
Our firm handles the following types of personal injuries matters:
- Wrongful Death
- Medical Malpractice
- Birth Trauma
- General Negligence
- Auto Accidents
- Truck accidents
- Train Accidents
- Construction Accidents/Labor Law
- Crane Accidents
- Products Liability
- Defective Products
- Elevator Accidents
- Unsafe Premises
Each case has its own set of associated damages, including pain and suffering, lost wages, and many other monetary costs which must be clearly demonstrated. We aggressively work to help you and your family pursue compensation for your injuries. If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, please contact our firm to discuss your case.
Commercial and Residential Tax Reduction
The Law Offices of Guidos & Associates Ltd. can aggressively contest your tax assessment. Our law practice is focused on contesting assessments of commercial, industrial and apartment buildings; condominium developments; and high-end residences. Our goal is to reduce our client’s taxes to the lowest level possible.
Landlord / Tenant
Our firm serves those who rent in apartment buildings, condos, or houses in the City of Chicago, Cook County, or elsewhere in the suburban metropolitan area. Whether the tenant has a problem with a landlord who does not make repairs or has been served a summons to go to court, tenants must know their legal rights. Our clients feel confident knowing that someone experienced is exercising their rights under the law.
The attorneys at Guidos & Associates Ltd. provide four services to tenants:
- Lease termination
- Security deposit reclamation
- Repair demands
- Eviction defense
Real Estate Law
We represent buyers and seller at closings in both residential and commercial real estate transactions. We help resolve cases involving boundary line disputes, encroachments, easement, and survey issues. We handle issues such as ownership of condos, condominiums, town houses, or town homes, including disputes with home owner associations.
We handle all legal matters pertaining to the purchase and sale of property, including drafting and reviewing:
- Buy and sell agreements
- Realtor contracts
- Land contracts
- Builder contracts
- Title work