PRACTICE AREAS

FAMILY LAW

The recent revisions to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act require an attorney who can provide the knowledge and expertise in order to navigate through the legal process of divorce, parentage, adoption as well as other related fields. Mr. Farris has stayed abreast of the new developments in family law and is well able to assist his clients through what can be a very emotional and difficult, if not overwhelming, set of circumstances. 

ESTATE PLANNING

After careful consideration of the needs of his clients, Mr. Farris is well able to prepare all of the appropriate estate planning documents necessary to effectuate their wishes and provide for an efficient transfer of assets and property, often without the need for probate. However, should the probate court process prove necessary, he has more than forty years of experience in settling estates. 

BUSINESS LAW 

The Farris Law Office handles the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. Mr. Farris serves as the agent for companies registered with the Illinois Secretary of State. He also has the expertise to draft commercial and residential leases as well as handle all facets of real estate sale transactions.

MUNICIPAL LAW

Serving as the Attorney for a number of local municipalities and governmental districts for over 25 years, Mr. Farris has extensive knowledge of the Illinois Municipal Code.  He also shares his experience and expertise with respect to Tax Increment Financing as well as other municipal economic development tools and resources. 

LITIGATION

A substantial portion of the law practice of Mr. Farris also involves real estate, commercial, probate and employment litigation.

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