A Note from Peck Ritchey

Clients, Colleagues and Friends,

We at Peck Ritchey, LLC hope that you and your families are safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. While there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the challenges we face and will continue to face due to COVID-19, we want you to know that Peck Ritchey, LLC is dedicated to serving you and will continue to do so.

In order to protect employees and clients during this pandemic, we are conducting business remotely in an effort to provide continued and uninterrupted services to our clients and colleagues. While we are working to keep business as usual during changing times, we wanted to provide you with some updates.

On March 17, 2020, Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans of the Circuit Court of Cook County postponed most cases for a 30-day period due to the spread of COVID-19. On March 30, 2020, Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans of the Circuit Court of Cook County extended the postponement of many cases through May 18, 2020.

While most cases are being postponed, judges are hearing matters on an emergency basis. Rest assured, our office is still here to help. If you need assistance with emergency estate planning, emergency guardianship for a loved one (appointment of a decision-maker for someone incapable of making decisions), administration of an estate or trust, or contesting or defending an estate plan or trust, we’re here for you.

If we can be of any assistance to you, please do not hesitate to reach out. We are doing our best to move cases forward as it is allowed.

Stay safe and healthy! We wish everyone a Happy Passover and Happy Easter!

Best regards,

Peck Ritchey, LLC