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Secure Your Future Illinois & Missouri Estate Planning, Business Planning, Real Estate and Asset Protection Lawyers

At Evans Legacy Law Group LLC, we believe that estate planning is a profound act of love and a definitive way of leaving a lasting legacy.

Estate Planning Lawyers

Serving Clients in Lake County & Throughout Chicagoland

Life is about more than just building your wealth and assets. It’s about legacy. It’s about control.

You've worked hard throughout your life, building and nurturing your estate, and now, more than ever, you want to ensure that your wishes are respected and your loved ones are protected. Yet, creating an estate plan can feel intimidating and overwhelming. However, it doesn't have to be that way.

At Evans Legacy Law Group LLC, we believe estate planning is a profound act of love and a definitive way of leaving a lasting legacy. It's not just about wealth distribution and tax minimization; it’s about your impact on the people and causes close to your heart. We're here to help you make an enduring difference in these critical matters. 

Contact us online or at (872) 244-6953 to schedule a consultation with a Chicagoland estate planning attorney to discuss your options. 

Our Services

Success is Within Your Grasp

Meet Our Team

Trusted & Experienced in Estate Planning for Over 25 Years

Memberships & Associations

  • Chicago Estate Planning Council (Diversity and Networking Committees)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Trusts & Estates Committee)
  • Lake County Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Committee)
  • Missouri Bar (Probate and Trust Law Committees)
  • The National Black Lawyers Top 100
  • Greater North Shore Estate & Financial Planning Council
  • Wealth Counsel
  • Your Estate Planning Guide
    Discover the advantages to Illinois and Missouri estate planning and strategies to create your best estate plan. Learn more in this free book, authored by your estate planning guide, Shanise Evans.
  • Register for an Event or Inquire about a Speaking Engagement
    Shanise has a true passion for educating and serving her community on the value of wealth generation and the importance of leaving a legacy for the efficient and meaningful transfer of that wealth, she is available for speaking engagements and has routinely presented before various professional and community organizations.

Why Choose Evans Legacy Law Group?

  • Dedicated Attorney

    Shanise is dedicated to meeting extensively with clients as she guides you through each step, educating along the way. We want clients to fully understand what they have, what we've put in place and the importance of each item.

  • Legacy Discovery Chat
    We won't delve into legal advice. Instead, we'll engage in a 15-minute conversation focused on getting to know you better, answer any initial questions you may have, share our process on how we work with our clients, and outline how we can tailor our services to meet your unique requirements.
  • Experienced Estate Planning
    At the start of your journey, you may feel afraid, anxious, unsure, and even intimidated by the process of estate planning. But as we walk with you every step of the way, you'll transition to feeling empowered, supported, secure, and relieved.
  • Client Care Program
    Our plans are not set and forget. Having an ongoing relationship is important to help educate and update the plan over time.

Our Elite Team in Estate Planning, Probate & Asset Protection

Our legal team is led by Attorney Shanise Evans, a 21-year veteran in estate planning who is the guide you can trust in your legal journey. She effectively navigates the complex maze of financial and legal decisions to plan for families and businesses. 

Her wealth of experience in trusts and estates, family protection, wealth preservation, and planning strategies for married and unmarried couples, blended families, and divorced and single individuals empowers her with outstanding serviceability. 

Her legal experience and sharp business acumen blend seamlessly to assist in planning for your business's creation, growth, and success. With previous experience in various trust companies and banking institutions as an Associate Trust Counsel, Wealth Strategist, and Fiduciary Advisory Specialist, she brings a comprehensive perspective to the table.

Evans Legacy Law Client Care Program

Our Family Estate and Legacy Program offers a comprehensive approach to estate planning. As a member of this program, you'll have 24/7 access to your legal documents and our estate planning team for any questions or concerns. You'll receive legal updates, simple amendments to your trust, end-of-year estate plan reviews, and access to educational programs and workshops.

Our elite members enjoy annual in-person or video conference meetings with Attorney Evans and audits of your estate plan and asset alignment.

Ready to Take Control? 

The first step to becoming a client begins with understanding the three P’s of Estate Planning – People, Property, and Plans. Start by identifying the essential people in your life, listing your properties, and then crafting a plan for those people and properties in the event of your incapacity or death.

Taking control of your estate planning can result in numerous successes, including peace of mind, asset protection, business continuity, and more. But more importantly, it's about knowing you've done everything possible to preserve your legacy and positively impact your loved ones and the causes dear to your heart.

Experience Empowerment & Secure Your Future

At the start of your estate planning journey, you may feel afraid, anxious, unsure, and even intimidated by the process. But as we walk with you every step of the way, you'll transition to feeling empowered, supported, secure, and relieved.

Without proper estate planning, you risk probate delays, unintended beneficiaries, unnecessary legal challenges, and more. At Evans Legacy Law Group LLC, we'll help you navigate these potential pitfalls and safeguard your and your family’s future. 

Take the first step today, and let's build your lasting legacy together. Contact us at (872) 244-6953

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