Priscilla Singer represents clients in a multitude of matters including estate and trust litigation and administration, contested guardianship and guardianship administration, and special needs trust administration.
Priscilla prosecutes and defends guardianship actions related to estates of adults with disabilities and minors. Priscilla represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in all stages of guardianship litigation and administration. Additionally, Priscilla prosecutes asset recovery actions against financial exploiters and provides defense related to asset recovery actions. Priscilla litigates matters regarding enforceability of powers of attorney and conversely defending agents under powers of attorney accused of misconduct in connection with guardianship proceedings.
Priscilla is frequently appointed by judges in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County to serve as Guardian Ad Litem in adult guardianship matters as well as respondent’s counsel for adults with an alleged disability. Priscilla represents individual and corporate fiduciaries in matters involving claims of lack of capacity, undue influence, fraud, and forgery. Additionally, Priscilla prosecutes and defends actions on behalf of institutional fiduciaries, individual fiduciaries, and personal representatives in breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, and recovery of asset claims. Priscilla also prosecutes and defends will contests and other post-death estate challenges, such as contested heirship, accountings, and claims.
Priscilla is bilingual in Spanish and has experience drafting and interacting with Spanish-speaking clients.
Named among Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® for Litigation-Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyer (2023)
Chicago Bar Association
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