Collaborative Divorce, Wills and Trusts, Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning and Probate

When encountering complex matters of the law, many people are unsure of what action to take. Legal decisions made now may affect a person for years to come. It is wise to speak with an experienced lawyer, before making any significant legal decisions, to be certain that your best interests are addressed.

If you have legal concerns and require guidance, contact Bush & Heise, Attorneys At Law, to receive a free initial consultation. Our legal team is ready to explain all options and help you to make intelligent, well-informed decisions about what to do.

For over 40 years, our Barrington family law firm has served clients throughout Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties in Illinois with a variety of complex legal issues, including:

Family law matters can take a significant financial and emotional toll. Working with an experienced family law attorney, however, can make the process much easier to bear.

At Bush & Heise, we provide knowledgeable family law and divorce representation to clients throughout Cook, Lake and McHenry counties for family law matters that include:

At Bush & Heise, we have been assisting clients with matters of estate planning throughout northern Illinois for over 40 years. Estate planning cases we handle include:

If your concerns about the distribution of your estate are not addressed before your incapacitation or death, there is no way to be certain such issues will be handled correctly through probate. You need to speak with an estate planning attorney to ensure your wishes are honored.

As we age, the need for medical care and assisted living becomes increasingly apparent. Costly procedures and living arrangements can quickly diminish a lifetime’s worth of retirement savings without proper planning.

At Bush & Heise, we are ready to assist you or your family member in a variety of legal matters affecting older individuals, including:

Our attorneys have over 40 years of experience assisting clients with elder law matters. We actively seek alternatives and devise unique resolutions for your legal situation.

Probate is the process of administering an estate to beneficiaries after the owner of the estate is deceased. A knowledgeable estate administration lawyer is essential in order to successfully navigate this process.

We handle a wide range of probate and estate administration issues, including:

Our attorneys have the experience necessary to sort out any complex issue arising from the probate of an estate.

Our firm is client driven. We strive to meet the specific needs of each client and apply the law appropriately to their unique situation. Our lead collaborative law attorney, Anna Markley Bush, is one of a growing number of collaboratively trained attorneys in Illinois. She is a founding member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

We frequently assist in Medicaid planning and the drafting of wills and trusts in the best interest of our clients. If you have questions regarding our areas of practice, contact Bush & Heise, Attorneys At Law, to receive a free initial consultation and honest assessment of your situation. We accept MasterCard and Visa payments, and we are available for appointments evenings and weekends for the convenience of our clients.


We are proud to serve clients throughout northern Illinois, including communities in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties with respect to matters of family law, estate planning, elder law and probate.

If you have legal concerns and are unsure of what to do, contact an experienced family law attorney or estate planning lawyer at Bush & Heise today. Call us at 1-847-382-4560 or click here to schedule a free initial consultation for an honest and straightforward assessment of your case. We accept Visa and MasterCard payments, and we are available evenings and weekends by appointment for your convenience.

Bush & Heise is a full-service family law, estate planning and elder law firm located in Barrington, IL. We represent clients throughout northeastern Illinois including the communities of Algonquin, Arlington Heights, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Bartlett, Buffalo Grove, Cary, Crystal Lake, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Kildeer, Lake in the Hills, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, McHenry, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, North Barrington, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wauconda and Woodstock.