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Chesapeake Capital Management knows the importance of having your legal documents coincide with your long term financial plan. We utilize the knowledge and expertise of Perkins & Zayed - Estate and Trust Law Group to help devise your plan.

Perkins & Zayed - Estate and Trust Law Group

It's never too soon - nor too late - to take care of your future.

Whether you're entering adulthood, parenthood, retirement or your elder years, you can do something now to help prepare a secure future for you and your family.

Perkins & Zayed P.C., The Estate and Trust Law Group, established by partners Mark D. Perkins and Dean Zayed, concentrates in Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Wealth Preservation, and Elder Law. Our extensive Estate Planning services include Living Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, IRA Inheritance Trusts®, Special Needs Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Real Estate Closings. Our Elder Law services focus on issues unique to seniors and the disabled including long-term care planning, retirement, guardianship, Social Security and Medicaid.

Mark Perkins

Principal Attorney

Practice Area Overview. Mark Perkins is a Principal of the firm and concentrates his practice in Estate Planning and Elder Law. He uses the most sophisticated techniques in the estate planning field. These techniques include Living Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, IRA Trusts, Medicaid Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Minor Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Living Wills, Power of Attorney documents, and Family Limited Partnerships.

Education and Background. Mark received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Elmhurst College with a double major in Urban Studies and Business Administration in 1987. Mark earned his Juris Doctor degree from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law in 1990.

Work Experience. Mark began his law career practicing corporate litigation for a downtown law firm. He then founded Perkins & Associates, a private law firm concentrating in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law. Mark later became a member of the law firm of Momkus Ozog & McCluskey LLC before forming Perkins & Zayed, P.C. with Dean Zayed in 1999.

Personal. The son of a career military man, Mark lived in Germany for about 10 years, and is fluent in German. He served as an intern minister with the Chicago Church of Christ, a Church in which he and his wife Troy are very active. Mark, Troy and their sons, Kyle, Cole, and Beau reside in Oswego, IL.

Licenses. Mark Perkins is licensed to practice law in the following jurisdictions: Arkansas, D.C., Illinois, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.