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LaCava Law Firm, LLC is dedicated to providing affordable, responsive, and personal service to each client.

Our commitment to each client remains consistent, we treat each client with the professional attention and service they deserve, without cutting corners. The results of that dedication are evident in the reputation we have built. Our clients love us for good reason, we deliver and provide the level of service we promise.

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How our estate planning process works

1

Initial Discovery Call

We walk you through the estate planning basics and explain and discuss those options in more detail with you during our initial discovery phone call. If you are ready to schedule this now, please click the Schedule A Call link below.
2

The Questionnaire

Once you decide to move forward, we educate ourselves about your needs based on a questionnaire that we provide to you. CLICK HERE to download.
3

The Simple Estate Planning Strategy Session

Once we review the forms you provide to us, we schedule a follow-up Simple Estate Planning Strategy Session to explain and discuss the best options available to you, so you can decide how to proceed.
4

Drafting

Once you decide on how you want to proceed, we draft your estate plan based on your wishes and present the drafts to you for review.
5

The Signing

Once you review and finalize the estate planning documents, you then sign the finalized estate planning documents and breathe a sigh of relief knowing that you have taken a major step in simplifying your end-of-life needs and goals.

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Michael LaCava Attorney

Michael LaCava

Attorney  //  LaCava Law Firm, LLC

Attorney Michael LaCava has a remarkable passion for helping people navigate the intricate realms of real estate and estate planning, and his journey is a testament to his unwavering dedication to both his professional pursuits and his role as a devoted family man.

Since 2013, Michael has honed his skills to become a trusted advisor for individuals seeking guidance in their property transactions and estate planning endeavors. His expertise extends beyond the technicalities of the law, as he is genuinely committed to understanding his clients’ unique needs and ensuring their financial and legal well-being.

Outside the professional realm, Michael finds comfort and joy in his role as a family man. He is a loving husband to his wife, Melanie, and a devoted father to three awesome kids. In his free time, you’ll find Michael and his family immersed in a variety of activities. From camping trips that bring them closer to nature, to fishing adventures that instill a love for the outdoors, to sporting events where  Michael enthusiastically cheers on and coaches his kids in their various sports, Michael cherishes these moments as opportunities to connect and share his life’s journey with family and friends.

michael@lacavalawfirm.com(630) 444-7504
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Why work with LaCava Law Firm?

If you are in need of an estate planning or real estate lawyer, the team at LaCava Law Firm, LLC in Geneva, IL is here to answer your questions. We help you understand and avoid the pitfalls and issues that frequently arise, and guide you through the process.

Regardless of whether you are buying or selling a home, our attorney Michael LaCava can help by providing you with high-quality legal services, without the excessive fees, slow communication, and confusing responses that are common at many other law firms. Our reputation is important to us and the quality of our work shows.

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning is a very important part of any organized estate. Having a good Estate Planning attorney to help you is essential to navigating the legal, financial, and tax implications of your estate plan.

With experience in Wills and Trusts, Michael can help you with your estate planning needs. Schedule your free consultation today!

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Why work with an estate planner?

If you are in search of an Estate Planning attorney near Geneva, IL, our Attorney may be able to help. Estate Planning is not a one size fits all type of plan. Estate planning takes careful thought and attention to detail. When choosing the right estate planning attorney to help you with your estate, you should choose carefully. Located in Geneva, IL, Attorney Michael LaCava has the firm attention to detail needed to assist you with your estate planning needs, so you can rest assured knowing your estate plan is up to date, comprehensive, and properly structured. Michael practices in several key aspects of estate planning, including:

  • Wills
  • Revocable Trusts (Living Trusts)
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Healthcare Powers of Attorney
  • Advanced Healthcare Directives
  • Asset Protection

Common questions about estate planning

What happens if I don't have a will?

If you were to pass away without a will, the status of your estate would be ‘intestate’. This means that state law will determine how your estate is distributed. This can include any property, bank accounts, or assets you have.

Make sure your wishes are known before a situation arises that you can’t control. Working with an Estate Planning Attorney near Geneva, IL such as Michael LaCava ensures that your assets are provided to your loved ones according to your estate plan and direction, not according to intestate state laws.

How can I establish a will or trust?

Working with an estate planning attorney can take a lot of the guesswork out of the process and ensure that your Will or Trust is drafted and executed correctly. Michael will work with you to determine the following key aspects of your estate:

  1. Selecting beneficiaries
  2. Choice of Executor or Trustee
  3. Selection of a guardian for minor children
  4. Selection of the right provisions to meet your estate planning needs
  5. Selection and execution of a power of attorney

How can I get started on planning my estate?

Contact Michael today or schedule a call today. Michael practices in the greater Geneva, IL area, and is available for a free initial consultation.

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“Michael LaCava with LaCava Law Firm exhibits the highest level of knowledge and professionalism with all his clients and on all transactions. I have worked with him on several real estate deals and I would recommend him to anyone and everyone. He knows what he is doing and he gets the job done! A pleasure to work with!”

Elisabeth RossChicago, Illinois