Attorney at Law

Licensed in Illinois and Missouri

836 North Market Street, Waterloo, Illinois 62298

Office:  (618) 939-6439                   Fax:    (618) 939-6449



Real Estate

Estate Planning



Real Estate

Provides services to clients who are buying, selling, or leasing real estate (including for-sale-by-owner clients)

  • General consultation and advice
  • Prepares or reviews sales contract
  • Prepares or reviews lease
  • Reviews closing documents
  • Prepares deed
  • Attends closing if client wishes


Sets up land, farm, and house trusts  

  • Used to avoid probate and manage real estate holdings


The use of Payable on Death (POD), Transfer on Death (TOD), and beneficiary designations

  • Effective January 1, 2022, Illinois allows beneficiary designation for all real estate


Provides advice to subdivision and condominium associations

  • Drafts, interprets and enforces bylaws and covenants
  • Files liens




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