With over 30 years of combined legal practice in Chicago and the surrounding communities, Nery & Richardson is the right firm for you or your business, right now. Our attorneys specialize in residential and commercial real estate law, business and corporate law, estate planning law, bankruptcy law and litigation.

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Nery & Richardson, LLC – Berkeley, IL

Nery & Richardson is Berkeley’s most effective and impactful law firm for matters involving real estate law, estate planning law, business and corporate law, bankruptcy law, and litigation. Our top-rated legal team brings more than three decades of combined Berkeley practice to whatever legal matter you’re facing and devises tailor-made legal strategies that get results for individuals and businesses alike. No other firm in Berkeley can provide the same level of service that we do. In fact, none of them even come close.

The lead attorneys at Nery & Richardson, Joseph F. Nery and Mark Richardson, offer a unique blend of aggressive tactics and sound, informed decision-making that delivers on our clients goals and objectives. We’d love nothing more than to do the very same for you and it all starts with a free and confidential consultation with our team. Call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form to set an appointment for a time that’s right for you.

Our Legal Services

The legal minds at Nery & Richardson provide world-class legal solutions to Berkeley individuals and businesses alike. Our services are as reliable as they are effective and priced to allow anyone to get the legal assistance they need when they need it. Services include:

Real Estate Law – Berkeley, IL

Are you buying or selling residential or commercial property in Berkeley? Have you been entangled in a real estate dispute in the area? Need a proven arbitrator to help you find a resolution? Nery & Richardson is Berkeley’s premier law firm for real estate transactions and real estate disputes with more than three decades of experience handling these types of legal matters. Our Berkeley real estate legal services include all of the following:

  • Real Estate Transactions: Get the legal assistance you need with Berkeley Residential and commercial real estate contracts, Berkeley real estate and probate, Berkeley lease purchase agreements, Berkeley title and escrow agreements, Berkeley site development contracts and Berkeley deeds.

  • Real Estate Disputes: Our firm provides real estate dispute representation to assist clients with legal issues arising from Berkeley evictions, Berkeley permitting and variances, Berkeley site development contracts, Berkeley voluntary and involuntary liens, and Berkeley mediation, arbitration and civil litigation.

Before you move forward with a real estate transaction in Berkeley, or when you need a tough-minded legal team to help you through a real estate dispute, there’s only one option certain to provide the resolution you’re hoping for, Nery & Richardson. There’s not another firm in Chicago that can match what we bring to your case. Call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form to schedule a consultation today.

Estate Planning Law – Berkeley, IL

Are you interested in estate planning in Berkeley? Would you like to work with a proven, experienced legal team to ensure your estate plan meets the needs of you, your family and your business? Nery & Richardson can assist you attorneys that bring more than 30 years of experience in estate planning to your circumstances. Our team works closely with you to identify what matter most and design an estate plan that protects it and your loved ones after you’re gone. Our Berkeley estate planning services include:

  • Berkeley Wills
  • Berkeley Trusts
  • Berkeley Living Wills
  • Berkeley Fiduciary Duties
  • Berkeley Powers of Attorney
  • Berkeley Guardianship for Minors
  • Berkeley Overall Estate Planning

Don’t waste time with second-rate law firms when your finances and the future of the things that matter most to you is at stake. Work with proven estate planners who have a vested interest in the Berkeley community, Nery & Richardson. The estate planning process begins with a free consultation where you’ll get answers and insights directly from our talented team. Call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form to set an appointment at our office for a time that’s easiest for you.

Bankruptcy Law – Berkeley, IL

Bankruptcy Law – Berkeley, IL

Do personal or business debts keep piling up? Are student loans destroying any chance you have at getting ahead? Afraid your wages could be garnished? Nery & Richardson can help you get out from underneath all that debt and make a fresh financial start. With over 30 years of combined experience filing bankruptcies in Berkeley, our team can devise the ideal bankruptcy strategy for your specific circumstances and stand beside you from start to finish. Our Berkeley bankruptcy legal services include:

  • Berkeley Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Sometimes known as a “liquidation”, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you to wash away your personal debt by liquidating assets to provide payments to creditors. This is usually the simplest form of bankruptcy to file and offers some home and property exceptions, if filed correctly by Nery & Richardson.

  • Berkeley Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: A Chapter 11 bankruptcy is meant to helps debtor restructure their debt and stay in operation while repaying the debt. It can help to spread debt out over time and set payment terms that allow the business to go forward and the creditors to be repaid during the process.

  • Berkeley Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Where a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be considered a liquidation, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to keep possession of your assets while you pay off your debt. Nery & Richardson can help you file Berkeley Chapter 13 where you’ll be able to discharge debts and maintain ownership of your home, your car and other assets.

Though Berkeley debt can make you feel like you’re alone, that’s not the case at all. Nery & Richardson is to help you with world-class bankruptcy services that get results. We offer free and confidential consultations where you can get straight legal answers about the details of your financial situation from highly experienced attorneys who only want what’s best for you. Call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form to set an appointment today.

Business & Corporate Law – Berkeley, IL

Does your company need the services of an experienced business and corporate law firm in Berkeley? The come to Nery & Richardson for the pinnacle of legal representation in the area. Our combined 30 years of experience handling business and corporate law cases makes us the right choice for whatever the details of your case. From the formation and incorporation of a business entity to change of ownership approvals, our staff can help you identify and secure the outcome you’re hoping for. Our Berkeley business and corporate law services include:

  • Corporate Services: Berkeley Formation and Incorporation, Berkeley Limited Liability Companies, Berkeley Compliance, Berkeley Governance and Berkeley Nonprofit Organizations

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Berkeley Corporate Restructuring, Berkeley Management Buyouts, Berkeley Earn-outs and Berkeley Due Diligence

  • Government Contracts: Berkeley Small Business Issues, Berkeley Novations, Berkeley SBA Change of Ownership Approvals

  • Government Regulatory: Berkeley Exon-Florio Filings (CFIUS), Berkeley Import Export Control, Berkeley Security Clearances

  • Business Counseling: Berkeley Consulting Agreements, Berkeley Covenants Not to Compete, Berkeley Licenses, Berkeley Shareholder Agreements, Berkeley Shareholder Disputes

  • Employee Incentive Plans: Berkeley Stock Option Plans, Berkeley Equity Linked, Berkeley Employee Compensation Plans

  • Joint Ventures: Berkeley Strategic Alliance Agreements, Berkeley Commercial Joint Ventures, Berkeley Federal Procurement (including Small Business Programs)

  • Commercial: Berkeley Bank Financing, Berkeley Leases

Get outstanding legal representation from the most experienced and capable team in Berkeley when you come to Nery & Richardson for a free and confidential consultation. It starts with a call to (773) 582-7000 where you’ll have the opportunity to set an appointment for a time and day that’s best for you and your schedule. There’s no pressure or obligation to choose our firm, just honest answers about your specific Berkeley business and corporate law matter.

Litigation – Berkeley, IL

Are you in need of a great litigator in Berkeley? Hoping to work with the most experienced attorneys in the area? Nery & Richardson offers exceptional litigation services backed by over 30 years of experience in a range of matters in Berkeley. From contract disputes to class actions, our team combines aggressive, no-holds barred tactics with seasoned, efficient decision-making and deliver successful outcomes under any circumstances imaginable. Our Berkeley litigation services include:

  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Unfair Competition Litigation
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Non-Compete/Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Violations
  • Fraud/Fraudulent Inducement
  • Business Torts/Business Interference
  • Unfair Trade Practices/Consumer Protection Defense and Compliance
  • Class Actions
  • Securities Litigation/Securities Fraud Defense
  • Shareholder Derivative Litigation
  • M&A Transaction Disputes
  • Business Ownership/Partnership Disputes
  • Temporary Restraining Orders/Injunctions
  • Construction Litigation

When it’s time for litigation in Berkeley, it’s time to call on Nery & Richardson for the attention and expertise your legal matter deserves. Our talent, our experience, and our willingness to go the extra mile to see you satisfied set us apart from the other firms in the area, so call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form for your consultation with Nery & Richardson. We’ll provide the answers you need to make the right decision for any Berkeley litigation matter.

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For the finest legal services in Berkeley, come to Nery & Richardson and gain the benefits of our decades of combined experience with a range of legal specialties. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and our ability to craft unique, forward-thinking strategies that deliver the results are clients are looking for. Call (773) 582-7000 or use our contact form to schedule your consultation at a time that’s convenient for you.