Author Archives: Dariusz Wator

Real Estate Fraud Alert

High Risk Transactions – Vacant Land Sales The title industry has experienced an alarming increase in fraud claims, and many arecoming to light in connection with the sale of vacant land. These fraud schemes involvea party claiming to be the owner of a vacant parcel land which is offered for sale or isthe subject of […]

Representing Sellers and Buyers of Real Estate in the Chicagoland Area


Whether you have a closing date approaching or are just beginning the process to purchase, sell, or lease a property, contact our experienced real estate lawyers today to ensure you are protected. Our real estate attorneys represent both buyers and sellers in all types of real estate transactions, and a qualified lawyer can truly become […]

Property taxes too high?


If you think your home’s assessed value is too high, you can appeal the tax assessor’s verdict – with the help of a attorney who will handle the grievance process for you. Third-party representation can benefit homeowners in several ways. For starters, third-party firm can help owners determine whether they’re truly being overtaxed. Third-party expertise […]

Representing Debtors in Bankruptcy Matters

Assistance with Debt Relief Bankruptcy law was designed to help people get a fresh start. Although frowned up, it actually stirs innovation as people can take more risk and innovate, knowing that if things don’t work out, Bankruptcy options are available. Bankruptcy laws were designed with the average hardworking American in mind. Call 773-407-2100 for […]

Will or No Will – Probate Litigators Here to Assist With the Legal Process

Looking for a skilled attorney to handle your probate litigation needs? Look no further than our law firm! Our team of experienced attorneys has years of experience representing clients in probate litigation cases. We understand the complexities of the probate process and are dedicated to helping our clients achieve the best possible outcome. Whether you […]

Representing Individuals in Personal Injury Accident Cases

Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Not sure what you should do next? The attorneys at the firm of Wator & Associates, P.C. are experienced in handling personal injury and worker’s compensation cases. Receive the necessary counsel to make sure your medical and legal needs are properly handled. Take advantage […]

Commercial Litigation Fundamentals – The Parol Evidence Rule

Parol Evidence Rule and Breach of Contract Actions Parole evidence is a rule of evidence that bestows a preferred status on final written agreements. The rule is designed to provide stability in business transactions. The rule protects the agreement from the risk of perjured testimony and the risk of uncertain testimony of a party with […]

Probate Fundamentals – Determining Whether a Court Case is Necessary

The fundamental determination whether a probate matter needs to be filed with the county court is the value of the estate of the deceased. Under Illinois law the threshold for having to file a probate case is that the gross value of the estate must equal $100,000 or more. If the estate is valued at […]

Real Estate Fundamentals – Amendments to Illinois Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act

In July 9th, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill which changes the Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act, the new law will be called the Illinois Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act, this law will start on January 1st, 2022. The previous law and the new law that allows for a […]