Law Office of Lauren E. Jackson
Lauren Jackson focuses her practice primarily in the areas of real estate, estate planning, probate and business succession planning, although her background includes contracts and corporate formation as well.
Lauren’s unintimidating, caring approach has garnered her a respectable reputation all over northern Illinois. With her dedication for efficient cost effective services, you will learn that when you retain Lauren you have a reachable attorney with your best interests in mind.
Lauren prides herself on quality work over quantity and it has proved to be beneficial to all parties based on positive client reviews. Lauren eagerly represents individuals in the buying, selling, or leasing of residential and commercial real estate properties. She also likes to work with assisting individuals in making the transfer of their assets upon their death simpler and easier on their loved ones and really prides herself on drafting cost effective individual and family estate plans.
Lauren earned her B.A. from Northern Illinois University in 1999 with an emphasis in journalism. She went on to attend the law program at Northern Illinois University and became licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois in 2003.
Lauren began her career clerking for Konicek & Dillon in St. Charles, IL assisting the attorneys with research, drafting petitions, motions, and orders for the firm’s representation of its clients in insurance defense matters. Upon graduation from law school and earning her license to practice law in Illinois, Lauren worked as an associate at Lavelle Law, Ltd. located in Palatine, IL. There she obtained experience in many areas of the law including estate planning, business succession planning, probate, collections and a variety of real estate transactions. In 2008, Lauren was hired at Stewart Title Insurance Company. There she handled title insurance claims from individual homeowners and lenders on properties located all over the midwest.
Lauren is married and a mother of one. She understands the concerns of all parents when setting up their estate plan. Lauren is more than happy to answer any questions you might have to make sure every aspect of family protection is covered. Peace of mind is her goal and Lauren feels it is her duty to make sure you and your family pay as little estate tax as possible.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Probate||Ancillary Probate, International Probate, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Probate Taxation|
|Real Estate||Adverse Possession, Boundary Disputes, Common Interest Community Law, Community Association Law, Condominium Association Law, Condominium Conversions, Condominium Development, Condominium Law, Condominium Timeshares, Conservation Easements, Conveyancing, Cooperative Housing Association Law, Cooperative Conversions, Cooperative Housing Law, Easements, Historic Conservation Easements, Homeowners Association Law, International Real Estate, Land Acquisitions, Land Sales, Land Trusts, Manufactured Housing Law, Mixed Use Development, Mobile Home Law, Planned Unit Development Law, Property Management, Quiet Title, Real Estate Acquisitions, Real Estate Arbitration, Real Estate Banking Law, Real Estate Bankruptcy, Real Estate Brokerage Law, Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability, Real Estate Brokers Licensing, Real Estate Brokers Malpractice, Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense, Real Estate Collections, Real Estate Contracts, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Errors and Omissions, Real Estate Exchanges, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Foreclosure, Real Estate Fraud, Real Estate Investment, Real Estate Investment Taxation, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Real Estate Joint Ventures, Real Estate Leasing, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Partnerships, Real Estate Restructuring, Real Estate Sales, Real Estate Secured Lending, Real Estate Securities, Real Estate Settlements, Real Estate Syndication, Real Estate Tax Appeals, Real Estate Tax Assessment, Real Estate Tax Foreclosure, Real Estate Tax Liens, Real Estate Taxation, Real Estate Title, Real Estate Title Examination, Real Estate Title Insurance, Real Estate Trade Association Law, Real Estate Valuation, Real Estate Workouts, Real Property, Real Property Acquisitions, Real Property Development, Real Property Finance, Residential Real Estate, Residential Real Estate Acquisitions, Residential Real Estate Development, Residential Real Estate Finance, Residential Real Estate Foreclosure, Residential Real Estate Sales, Right of Way Easements, Waterfront Development|
|Trusts and Estates||Contested Trusts and Estates, Decedents Estates, Estate Administration, Estate Bankruptcy, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Childre, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Estate Settlements, Family Trusts, Family Wealth Transfer, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Liability, Fiduciary Litigation, Financial Planning, International Estate Planning, International Trusts, International Trusts and Estates, Living Trusts, Offshore Trusts, Personal Planning, Pet Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Retirement Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Surrogates Court Practice, Trust Administration, Trust and Estate Collections, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Trust Planning, Unclaimed Property, Wealth Planning, Wealth Preservation|
|Wills||Contested Wills, Will Drafting, Inheritance, Living Wills, Missing Heir Searches, Successions|
Owner | Law Office of Lauren E. Jackson
2007 - 2022
We are a family owned law practice exclusively dedicated to property related legal services. We limit our practice to residential & commercial real estate transactions, estate planning, personal wills, estate trusts, corporate entity formation, business succession plans, estate distribution, and probate. We stand behind our integrity to provide high quality, personable and affordable legal services. We offer two convenient locations for our clients located in the City of Elgin (2001 Larkin Avenue, Suite 202, Elgin, Illinois 60123) and downtown St. Charles (200 West Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois 60174).
Juris Doctorate | Northern Illinois Univeristy
2000 - 2003
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Publications and Presentations
1 ) What to ask your financial advisor?
2 ) A college incentive provision, when to use it
3 ) A guide to the probate process in Illinois
4 ) How to fund your revocable trust?
5 ) What is the best way to leave assets to minor children?
6 ) How to Own Your Real Estate
7 ) Thirteen Estate Planning Terms You Need to Know
8 ) What is the Medicaid look-back period?
9 ) Term life insurance or Whole life insurance, which one is best?
10 ) How should you list beneficiaries on your financial accounts?
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Saint Charles, Illinois, Kane County
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