You may find that you were able to settle a claim prior to a lawsuit being filed, but that the settlement was reached with a minor or representative for the estate of the deceased. In order to protect the finality of the settlement terms and comply with local court rules, a probate action can be opened for the court to approve the settlement on behalf of the minor’s interest. In these situations, Fleming Law Office has the experience and knows how to help you get the terms of settlement approved and finalized.
John P. Fleming has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois for thirty (30) years - since 1984. John’s practice is devoted to the defense of litigated claims, both in the trial and appellate courts, including the defense of cases involving personal injury, death, civil rights, defamation, emotional distress, and property damage issues.
John has developed an extensive resume of jury trial verdicts over the length of his career as a defense attorney. The jury verdicts have involved a wide array of litigated matters throughout the counties in Central Illinois.
Abigail M. Fleming has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 2011, in both State and Federal court systems. Abigail practices primarily in the defense of civil litigation claims in courts throughout Illinois, including personal injury actions / complex injury defense, premises liability claims, slip and falls, willful and wanton claims, and alternative dispute resolution claims.