Free Consultation: (312) 300-4743Tap to Call This Lawyer
Stephanie Sexauer

Stephanie Sexauer

Owner, Probate Practice, Sexauer Law, P.C.
  • Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Illinois
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media

Ms. Sexauer focuses her practice on probate matters, including: elder law, guardianship, estate planning, wills, trusts, and will contests. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Stephanie speaks Spanish fluently and is regularly selected by Cook County judges to serve as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem for disabled adults. Stephanie also serves on the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner, Lawyer
Sexauer Law, P.C.
- Current
Ruben Garca, P.C.
The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School Logo
Dean's Scholarship
The John Marshall Law School
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar  # 6311374
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Articles & Publications
2014 Supplement of Guardianship for Disabled Adults, Advance Directives and Mental Health Law
Speaking Engagements
Vice Chair , CBA Young Lawyer Section's Estates and Trusts Group Annual Seminar , Chicago Bar Association 321 S. Plymouth Court Chicago, IL 60603
Chicago Bar Association
Moderated a 3 hour panel on pitfalls in estate planning, estate administration, and guardianship.
Vice Chair , CBA Youn Lawyer
Center for Conflict Resolution
Websites & Blogs
Sexauer Law PC
Legal Answers
35 Questions Answered

Q. My husband passed with no will. His children are telling me they want his 2 trucks, motorcycle and trailer?
A: I’m SO sorry to hear about this; how awful. A surviving spouse is entitled to half the assets of a deceased spouse. Please call me at (312) 300-4743 to discuss, if you’d like.
Q. My dad passed (no spouse) and in his will left everything to my sister and myself.
A: I'm so sorry to hear of your recent losses. It must be an awful time for you. Unfortunately yes, now that your sister passed away, her half will go to he heirs, which happens to be her husband. \ If you'd like to discuss this by phone, I'd be happy to. My phone number is (312)300-4743.
Q. dementia diagnosis and guardianship
A: I'm so sorry to hear of what's been going on. You're right that this sounds like a guardianship issue. You should contact an estate or guardianship attorney in or near your town, as soon as you can, to get the process started. I hope for the best for you all!
View More Answers
Contact & Map
150 N. Michigan Ave Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 300-4743
Fax: (312) 300-4893