Attorney James Wotal handles estate planning matters (wills and trusts) for all Illinois residents. With more than twenty-five years of experience, let Attorney James Wotal draft your Will, Trust, Power of Attorney, or other documents, to carry out all of your estate planning wishes and desires.  Mr. Wotal has assisted singles, young couples, middle aged folks, and senior citizens by drafting Wills, Trusts and Powers Of Attorney that achieve their estate planning goals in a cost effective manner.

During your free initial estate planning (wills and trusts) consultation, Mr. Wotal will answer any and all of your estate planning questions. As part of the initial consultation you will be advised about current Illinois probate and property transfer laws and related Federal and State transfer tax rules, allowing you to make an informed decision about your Will or Trust.  Let Mr. Wotal review your current estate planning documents to determine if they still achieve your current goals and objectives, and he will advise you as to whether they need to be changed or replaced.

Mr. Wotal will carefully listen to your estate planning goals and provide you with alternative strategies for accomplishing your goals. He will recommend the strategy which best serves your needs, and then he will draft and implement a Will or Trust which accomplishes your specific goals and objectives in a cost effective manner.

Mr. James Wotal will provide you with a free estimate of the cost of preparing your Will, Trust, or other estate planning documents.

It is of the utmost importance to plan out the disposition of your assets and to discuss your estate planning goals with a competent and professional advisor like Attorney James Wotal.


Attorney James Wotal offers the following services in the area of Estate Planning and Probate Law:

  • Drafting Wills & Trusts
  • Drafting Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Drafting Health Care & Property Powers of Attorney
  • Reviewing Existing Estate Planning Documents
  • Probate Proceedings
  • Estate, Gift and Income Tax Return Preparation
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Post-Death Tax Planning
  • Lifetime Gifts and Use of the Annual Exclusion
  • Liquidation Problems in Estate Planning