Having practiced in Crystal Lake for so many years, we have worked
with many of the real estate agents, home inspectors and bankers in this
area. This can help with a smooth and successful transaction when
buying or selling a home.
No matter what phase of development your land is in, we can work with you to complete the process.
Land Use Planning
Do you have a parcel of land and are not sure how to develop it? We can help.
William Franz has been involved in zoning throughout Crystal Lake,
McHenry County and the surrounding areas. He has worked with home
builders, road builders, engineers and many individual contractors to
enable clients to attain their vision.
We draft lease agreements for you to rent homes, apartments, condominiums, offices and land.
Real Estate Tax Appeals
We have been successful over the years in reducing our clients’ real estate assessments through tax appeals.
Converting your apartments to condominiums? We can help with this.
Have you worked out a deal and need to put it in writing? Do you
require assistance in negotiating with another party? Maybe you need
help understanding all the legal implications your contract really has.
Attorney Brandy Quance can help you in drafting and better
understanding legal documents.
Growing Your Business
Are you thinking of expanding, purchasing a new company or merging two
companies? We have assisted many companies in the area with their needs
and helped to accomplish their goals.
Creation and Organization of Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Corporation
Starting a new business and need advice on how to set it up? Are
you a small business owner who would like to incorporate? Do you have
partners or want to protect your personal property? Franz & Quance,
LLC can help you by creating a limited liability company or corporation
which can limit your liability to that single entity.
Estate Planning and Trust Administration
Have you moved to Illinois from another state? Have you had children
recently and want to name their guardian should anything happen to you
or your spouse? Do you want to plan how your estate will be distributed
amongst your family, friends and charities? Now is the time to take
care of your affairs and let us help you write a will.
Power of Attorney (POA)
POA allows an agent to act on someone else’s behalf in legal, medical
or business matters. You can name a person to make medical decisions,
perform real estate transactions or pay your bills for you if you are
unable to do so yourself.
A Living Will allows you to make the decision regarding death
delaying medical procedures in instances of a terminal condition and
put them in written form.
You can protect your assets from going to the court probate process if
you have a correctly written trust. We have helped many of our clients
with revocable trusts, family trusts, special purpose trust instruments
and land trusts.
We plan ahead to avoid probate if possible and to handle it efficiently if it is necessary to utilize probate.
Are you going on a trip without your children and need to give
temporary guardianship to someone? Thinking of allowing your teen to
stay in another state to finish high school, but are not really sure
what to do? We can help you work through all the issues and set up a
legal guardianship for you.