We are The Law Offices of Wilson & Wilson-The Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law, a family owned firm established in 1983 by James T. Wilson (now deceased) and his son, William S. Wilson. Both graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in the classes of 1949 and 1983, respectively.

Bill Wilson, a respected attorney, has helped many families protect the health and welfare of loved ones for over 30 years. He and his staff of lawyers concentrate in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning for families with special needs children, Probate and advising profit/ not-for-profit corporations.

All of our firm members at Wilson & Wilson feel a profound obligation to serve their clients through professional, committed and compassionate legal representation.

We make house, hospital and nursing home calls for the convenience of our clients.

Published Articles
Read a recent article written by Marilyn Soltis titled Elder Mediation in our Articles and FAQs section.
Read a recent article written by Partner Bill Wilson titled "Making POA's Work for You."
Please see our "Estate Planning Deficiencies Check-Up."

Speaking Engagements

Our elder law attorneys often speak at events, seminars and association meetings. Please contact Liz Payne at 630-441-0793 or email liz.payne@lagrangelaw.com for more information and scheduling.

Bill gave another great presentation at Christ Church in Oakbrook, IL recently. Please listen and learn what is necessary to have for a comprehensive Estate Plan. http://media.cc-ob.org/2405/4354/19010~a

Click here for more information on Bill's most recent presentation.

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

  • HSAs Beat 401(k)s Your 401(k) may not be the best place to put your money. In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Anne Tergesen points out that Health Savings…
  • What Happens if I Die without a Will or a Trust? If you die without a Will or Trust, your assets will be divided up based on the intestacy laws of the state where you live at the time of your death…
  • Grandchildren Gifting without Tax Reporting Gifting assets to your grandchildren can reduce the size of your estate and the tax that will be due upon your death. You may give each grandchild up…
  • "We just recieved the refund from the facility today. Thank You so very much for all your help with my Mom's file. You and the staff at Wilson & Wilson are outstanding people. It is an Honor to have your law office represent us. I would like to keep in touch with you for future family business. -Lou Spataro, client
  • "I have known Bill Wilson for years and referred the services of Wilson & Wilson Law Offices to many of my clients. I know they will be met with compassion as well as excellent counsel which is important to families in stressful situations. Dealing with the families in crisis requires skills all of the staff at Wilson & Wilson demonstrate every day."-Andrea Donovon, Senior Living Advisors
  • “Bill and his team are outstanding! They are thoughtful, caring and able to handle virtually any estate-related matter. They can take complicated matters and make them simple to understand. And on simple matters, they get it done quickly and for a reasonable fee. I highly recommend the Wilson & Wilson team.” -G.Grant Dixon III, Attorney, Dixon Law Office
  • "Bill and I have worked together in many capacities over the last 15 plus years. Everyone at Wilson & Wilson provides excellent counsel and is willing to go the extra mile for me. My estate plan is up to date, well maintained and services are completed in a timely way. I know when I call I will receive a warm reception and someone will assist me. I also have a professional relationship with Wilson & Wilson and know when I refer a client they will be assisted at the highest level and at a reasonable rate. I will continue to recommend my clients to anyone at the firm."-Beth Tischler, Associate Broker, Baird and Warner
  • Gentlemen:
    "Your office has served me well. Ms. Anne J. Rabuck did an outstanding job of bringing my mixed estate to an orderly conclusion. She is to be complimented. Your staff treated me with respect and cordiality. It was my pleasure to deal with your office. I would recommend you to anyone." Bryon D. Murgatroyd, client