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Chicago Legal, LLC

Phone: (708) 795-7000 Fax: (708) 788-8942 3833 Harlem Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402 View Additional Email Addresses View Additional Web Addresses

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Chicago Legal, LLC, is a law firm specializing in bankruptcy. Located in Homer Glen, IL, this company serves the southwestern suburbs of Chicago, including Orland Park, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Lockport, Lemont, Bolingbrook, Mokena, New Lenox, Romeoville, Fairmont, Joliet, Crest Hill, and Orland Hills. President Kathy Walin has over twenty years of legal experience and is willing to meet clients anywhere convenient within the Chicagoland area during regular business hours in the week, with some available during the evenings and weekends. Walin received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law.

This firm assists individuals with bankruptcy, real estate, and estate planning. For bankruptcy, Chicago Legal will analyze a client's full legal and financial situation and determine the appropriate course of action, leading the client through the process of bankruptcy and helping the client consolidate and minimize his or her debt. For real estate, this firm can assist individuals with purchasing and selling properties, managing short sales, negotiating with mortgage companies, and preparing real estate documents.

For estate planning, services this firm provide include: preparing wills, trusts, and estate; providing assistance with retirement planning; locating and securing probate and non-probate assets; obtaining values and appraisals of a decedent's property; collecting life insurance proceeds; advising on payments of a decedent's bills and costs; determining estate and gift taxes and how to pay them; addressing income tax issues; settling disputes among beneficiaries; requesting court permission for various actions as necessary; and preparing and filing documents as needed by the probate court.

Visit the website for Chicago Legal, LLC, to learn more about the firm's services and contact the firm to request an appointment.

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Reason for Rating

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Chicago Legal, LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 2
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: November 07, 2011 Business started: 01/26/2010 Business started locally: 01/26/2010 Business incorporated 01/26/2010 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Ms. Karen Walin, President Mr. Jim Kerner, Office Manager
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Mr. Jim Kerner, Office Manager
Principal: Ms. Karen Walin, President
Business Category

Attorneys & Lawyers - Bankruptcy Foreclosure Services Attorneys & Lawyers - Family Offices of Lawyers (NAICS: 541110)

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Chicago Legal, LLC has received 3.68 out of 5 stars based on 2 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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