Belleville, Illinois Estate Planning Attorney

Located in Belleville, Illinois, the law office of Richard W. Thompson, Attorney at Law, meets the legal needs of clients in the areas of estate planning, Medicaid planning, nontraditional family issues, civil appeals, and real estate boundary disputes. We welcome inquiries and requests to schedule initial consultations. You may call our firm at 618-257-0223 or fill out an online contact form.

Caring Estate and Medicaid Planning

Did you know that every citizen of Illinois has an estate? The state has a set formula for determining how the estate of every person should be divided, but it is up to you to develop a plan that fits your needs. The state has regulations controlling many elder law and nontraditional family issues. By choosing Richard W. Thompson, you can set up a plan that protects your rights and is unique to your situation.

We strive to provide our clients with friendly and knowledgeable legal counsel and services. We help a wide variety of clients prepare for their futures through:

  • Medicaid Planning — You don't necessarily have to spend down in order to qualify for Medicaid. You may have options available to you that will allow you to protect your assets and get the coverage you need.
  • Estate Planning — To protect your estate fully, you should have a comprehensive plan in place. We can help you draft the wills, trusts and powers of attorney necessary to make sure your property is protected. We handle simple estates for competitive fees.
  • Nontraditional Families and Unmarried Partners — There are specific legal concerns that face nontraditional families. Despite the heightened potential for future problems, nontraditional families have many options they can pursue today that will protect their rights in the future.

Civil Appeals and Disputes

Civil Appeals — Richard Thompson has finely tuned research, writing and oratory skills that are necessary to win a civil appeal. A well-written appellate brief is a key component of winning.

Real Estate Boundary Disputes — Our firm handles boundary line disputes and construction disputes that involve new and existing properties.

Legal Research and Writing

Attorney Thompson has over 15 years of experience with legal research and writing. Today, he offers these services to attorneys looking to outsource the writing of appeals, briefs, memorandas, motions, and other court documents. He has worked with attorneys in Illinois and other states in these matters.

Contact Us

Whether you are looking for a lawyer experienced in elder law, nontraditional family law or writing compelling appellate briefs, we can help. We will help you develop a plan that will protect your interests, your rights and your family now and in the future. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

Richard W. Thompson, Attorney at Law
120 West Main Street, Suite 116
Belleville, IL 62220