Swedberg & Hodgkinson

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Business Law

Business Law deals with the creation of new business entities and the issues that arise as existing businesses interact with the public, other companies and the government. Our office is able to assist the business owner determine the proper form of organization needed as well navigate through the interactions that confront a successful business.

Domestic Relations

Family law consists of a body of statutes and case precedents that govern the legal responsibilities between individuals who share a domestic connection. These cases usually involve parties who are related by blood or marriage, but family law can affect those in more distant or casual relationships as well. Due to the emotionally-charged nature of most family law cases, litigants are strongly advised to retain legal counsel.

Estate Planning

Estate planning is planning for your estate while you are alive and well if you become incapacitated, and after your death. It involves the management of your assets while you are still alive and the distribution of those assets after you die. This planning allows for the orderly administration and disbursement of your estate and includes taking actions that will minimize taxes and distribute assets to the appropriate heirs.

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Criminal Law

Criminal law involves a system of legal rules designed to keep the public safe and deter wrongful conduct. Those who violate the law face incarceration, fines, and other penalties. The American criminal justice system is both complex and adversarial in nature. With the exception of minor traffic violations, accused individuals will require the assistance of an attorney.

Personal Injury

Personal injury law refers to the legal remedies and defenses involved in civil lawsuits brought as a result of wrongful conduct. In fact, the word “tort” comes from a Latin term meaning twist, wrong, or harm. In contrast to criminal law, a tort action does not involve the government prosecuting the wrongdoer. Rather, these cases involve a private plaintiff seeking compensation (usually money) for the harm caused by the defendant’s actions.

Real Estate

Real Estate and Property Law covers an extensive legal area, which is regulated by federal and state statutes, as well as common law. Many aspects of this area overlap with contract law. The terms “real estate”, “realty” and “real property” are generally used interchangeably, although many people associate “real estate” more closely with the structures or buildings and the land. However, real property/real estate encompasses more than just the obviously tangible aspects.

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Probate

Probate is the area of law which guides the collection and distribution of a person’s assets. This may occur when a person is alive, called a “legal guardianship estate” or when a person has passed away, called a “decedents estate”. Our office works with the client and the probate court to guide the client through the process to insure that the assets are protected and distributed in accordance with the appropriate statutes.

Condo Law

It is the purpose of the Illinois Condominium Property Act to provide comprehensive guidance in the creation and management of a community living properties. Working with the Act and the other condominium documents, our office assists condominium associations and unit owners to help in the legal operation of community living.

Landlord/Tenant

This area of the law governs the relation of the landlord and tenant in both residential and commercial property. Our office assist both landlord and tenants in understanding their rights and responsibilities created by the lease they signed and the statutes and common law. This includes both the prosecution and defense of eviction proceedings.

Litigation Law

Litigation can be involved in any area of the law. When a matter results in litigation, our office’s experience in courtroom can provide the client with confidence that the difficult experience of a trial will handled professional in every step of the litigation process.

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Swedberg & Hodgkinson Attorneys At Law is located in Chicago, IL and serves clients in and around Downtown Chicago, Chicago, Ravenswood, Lincoln Square, Edgewater, Andersonville, North Park, Wrigleyville, North Center.

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