Administering Estates and Trusts to expeditiously carry out the terms and directives of established estate plans (or Illinois law where there is no established plan)
Tailoring Estate Plans to each individual’s circumstances for the effective transfer of assets, including business and real estate interests, during life and at death, including:
Cell Phone: 847-571-5177
Anthony E. Cascino, Jr.
Mary D. Cascino (Of Counsel)
Anthony specializes in Corporations, Contracts and Insurance Law and Mary specializes in Estate, Tax and Business Succession Planning and Trust and Estate Administration.
Both Anthony and Mary are active in local bar associations and are frequent authors and lecturers at continuing legal education seminars and bar association meetings.
Chicago Office: 312-212-4245
Cell Phone: 847-702-8015
- Wills, Living Trusts, Generation-Skipping Trusts, Dynasty Trusts
- Gift Trusts, Charitable Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Special Needs Trusts
- More advanced estate planning mechanisms to minimize estate and income taxes;
Negotiating and drafting complex contracts and license agreements including product supply and employment contracts
- Managing General Agency Agreements
- Claims Management; and
Asset Protection Planning;
Assisting in family settlements;
Amending irrevocable trust agreements through decanting or other methods, with or without court involvement;
Utilizing mechanisms to reduce or eliminate probate costs and federal and state estate, gift, inheritance and income taxes;
Preparing plans for Business Succession during life and after death;
Preparing Property and Health Care Powers of Attorney, and other appropriate advance directives, tailored to each individual’s needs, for the seamless transfer of decision-making authority in the event of a client’s incapacity during life; and,
Establishing and administering Guardianship Estates for minors and disabled adults.
Mary is currently Counsel at Strauss & Malk LLP in Northbrook, Illinois
Advising and representing insurance companies, captive insurance entities and risk purchasing groups, insurance agents and brokers, as well as publicly traded and privately held corporate clients;
Assists select clients in forming their own captive insurance entities.and is a Delaware approved Captive Insurance Company Manager;
Provides advice to insurance brokers and agents;
Providing on-site legal services to publicly traded and private corporations which require less than full-time in-house counsel, but can benefit from experienced counsel on site on a regular basis;
Corporate formation, documentation and corporate governance;
Insurance – corporate, claims and regulatory matters, including: