Practice Areas

Business Law

Business Entity Formation, Advising, & Administration When business clients seek legal counsel from the Law Office of Richard J. Arendt, they receive the benefit of nearly four decades of experience acquired assisting hundreds of clients with the day-to-day issues that threaten their bottom line. Our focus on long-term relationships over short-term profits is why many […]

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Purchase & Sale of Businesses

Tax Law

Effective Tax Planning & Avoidance Strategies – Chicago Area Tax Lawyer While it may be true that taxes are a certainty, this does not mean that effective tax planning and legitimate tax avoidance strategies cannot minimize your tax liability. When clients seek out Chicago Area Tax Attorney Richard J. Arendt, they anticipate sophisticated and effective […]

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Tax Planning & Preparation


Business & Commercial Litigation Commercial Litigation Lawyers in Illinois – Tenacious Representation of Businesses in Lawsuits Although Chicago Area Business Litigation Attorney Richard J. Arendt offers legal counsel and crafts contracts designed to mitigate litigation risks, our law firm is prepared to aggressively represent our clients’ interest in litigation of commercial disputes. We recognize that […]

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Business & Commercial Litigation

Estate Law

Estate Planning Providing Accurate and Timely Legal Advice – Chicago Area Estate Planning Lawyer Many people fail to develop a comprehensive estate plan despite its valuable role in protecting the financial legacy that took a lifetime to build.  Estate planning is vital to ensure the smooth transfer of your assets to your loved ones, protection […]

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Estate Planning

Real Estate Law

Illinois Real Property Lawyer At the Law Office of Richard J. Arendt, we represent both buyers and sellers in commercial real estate transactions. Our Illinois commercial real estate law firm offers legal counsel and representation regarding the full spectrum of real estate transaction issues, such as drafting of contracts, ordering of title commitments, closing preparations, […]

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Residential Real Estate & Landlord-Tenant Law