Appointments Are Available In:
Arlington Heights, Downers Grove, Chicago, Skokie, Westchester, Illinois 
and via phone and video conferencing. 

Attorneys:
Janna Dutton, Kathryn Casey, Helen Mesoloras
Michaela Franco, Amy Gjesdahl, Melissa LaPointe, Molly Carmody

Staff:
Tina Gil,   Angela Montgomery, Karen Skare,  Erin Vogt
January 2019
A Needed Resolution for 2019; Estate Planning

No one likes to think about not having the ability to make healthcare or financial decisions due to illness, disability or death. However, it can and does happen. Why not have a say in your own future and plan now rather than waiting for a crisis and having others make critical decisions for you? Estate planning is for everyone over the age 18, not just the wealthy and older adults.
 
We can assist you with your estate planning matters. Our attorneys work closely with our clients to develop a plan that addresses all planning issues, from the financial to the personal; a plan that is custom, yet flexible, and a plan that is both easy for our clients to understand and for their loved ones to administer. Learn more.

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We Are Expanding - Downers Grove

Starting in February, 2019, Attorney and Partner
 Helen Mesoloras will be available in Downers Grove. 

This new location allows us to be more accessible to clients who do not want to come to our other locations in Arlington Heights, Chicago, Skokie, Westchester, Illinois or meet with an attorney via phone or video conferencing. 

Please contact us for more information on how we can assist you or someone you care about.
Do You Have Private Insurance and Are Turning 65? You Need Sign Up for Medicare Part B

If you are paying for your own insurance, you may think you do not need to sign up for Medicare when you turn 65. However, not signing up for Medicare Part B right away can cost you down the road. Read more.  For more information, go to medicare.gov.
Welcome Attorney Molly Carmody 

Molly concentrates her practice in elder law, with a focus on long-term planning including Medicaid planning and applications, adult guardianship, and litigation for vulnerable adults against abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
 
Educational Programs for Community Members and Professionals


Topics include:

  • Long-Term Care: Medicare Does Not Pay for It All
  • Outsmarting the Grammy Scammers
  • Who Decides When Your Client / Patient Can't?
  • Have a Say in Your Future: a Discussion with an Elder Law Attorney
  • A Legal Road Map for Aging Well

If you are interested in hosting a presentation for your group or organization, please contact Erin at evogt@duttoneldelaw.com or 312-371-0954.
Do You Help Handle Another Person's Money? 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions. They offer many helpful resources, including ones that focus on handling another person's money,   Learn more.

Phone: 312.899.0950  or 847-261-4708


Appointments are available in Arlington Heights, Chicago, Downers Grove, Skokie, and Westchester, Illinois, or via video conferencing or telephone.

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