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Practice Areas

The attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC are experienced in a wide variety of practice areas. The areas listed below represent our primary areas of practice, but we may also be able to assist you with other legal matters.  Please contact us to schedule a consultation.


Real Estate and Property Law

Owning, leasing, buying, and selling property comes with many rights and responsibilities. The knowledgeable attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC can help you handle your real estate matter with ease to ensure that your rights are protected. We offer the following real estate services:


  • Purchase/Sale of Residential & Commercial Real Estate 

  • Real Estate Contracts

  • Lease/Rental Agreements

  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes

  • Quiet Title Actions

  • Tax Deed Proceedings

  • Foreclosure

  • Mechanic's Liens

  • Easements


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​The laws regarding the probate process are complex.  There are many steps required to successfully close an estate, and professional legal advice in this area is imperative. The well-versed attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC will help you through the probate process which often includes the following:


  • Filing and Validating the Will

  • Appointing the Executor or Administrator

  • Collecting Assets

  • Preparing an Inventory

  • Paying Debts

  • Filing Tax Returns

  • Distributing Property

  • Preparing Accountings

  • Filing a Final Report

There may also be times when probate is not required. Burton and Vick, LLC will help you determine what legal steps are necessary to administer your loved one's estate.


Estate Planning


Decisions regarding estate planning can be complicated and difficult. Many times individuals put these decisions off, which can have unintended, negative consequences for their loved ones. The thoughtful attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC will help you develop a customized and comprehensive estate plan that will help you and your loved ones feel secure. We offer the following estate planning services:


  • Wills

  • Trusts

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Guardianships

  • Living Wills

  • Asset Protection Planning

  • Transfer on Death Instruments


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Business Law


Starting a business can be a daunting task.  Proper entity selection and formation is the key to starting a successful business. The attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC have experience in setting up:


  • C-corporations

  • S-corporations

  • Not for Profit Corporations

  • Limited Liability Companies 

  • General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships 

  • Cooperatives

  • Joint Ventures

  • Sole Proprietorships


We also assist businesses with a broad range of transactional matters, including the following:


  • Buying/Selling a Business

  • Operating Agreements

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Contract matters, including drafting and negotiating business contracts

  • Employment Contracts


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Contact Us


Phone: (618) 998-1138
             (618) 998-1139
Fax: (618) 551-2711

Burton & Vick, LLC

Attorneys at Law
1110 North Court Street
Marion, IL 62959




Family Law


Issues in the area of family law can be very emotional and trying.The understanding attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC will help you navigate through this stressful time with compassion and competence. We offer the following family law services:


  • Divorce                                   

  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (formerly Custody/Visitation)

  • Child Support

  • Alimony/Maintenance

  • Family Mediation

  • Post Dissolution

  • Paternity

  • Prenuptial Agreements

  • Dissolution of Civil Unions

  • Orders of Protection

  • Legal Separation

  • Adoption


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Secretary of State Administrative Hearings

​The Secretary of State Administrative process can be aggravating and discouraging. The sometimes complicated and always bureaucratic rules will leave you confused and bewildered. The attorneys at Burton & Vick, LLC have the knowledge and expertise to help you maneuver through this complex process and on the way back to your driving privileges. We offer the following administrative hearing services:


  • DUI Revocation/Suspension Hearings

  • Traffic Crash/Citation Revocation/Suspension Hearings

  • Zero Tolerance Contests

  • Fraudulent Application Contests

  • Fake or Fraudulent Identification Contests

  • MDDP Violation Contests


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