The law offices of Hoy Sahlas, LTD.
Colleen Sahlas and David Hoy
Oak Brook office - Law offices of Hoy & Sahlas, LTD.
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We’re Located at

Oakbrook Shopping Center

The Oakbrook East Building

2000 Spring Road, Suite 603

Oak Brook, IL 60523-1838

(630) 575-0400

We have free covered parking.

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“I just got a chance to read the article ’[Oak Brook Area] Welcomes Father-Daughter [Legal] Team,’ in the Oak Brook Business First Spring Newsletter.  And, yes, your practice does help us feel ’comfortable and cared for throughout the entire legal process.’  Chris and I can vouch for that! Thanks again.” Kristen - Hinsdale, Illinois 

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Professional Memberships:

Illinois State Bar Association

Christian Legal Society

Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association

National Lawyers Association

Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce

Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce 

DuPage County Estate Planning Council 


Serving Chicagoland Since 1985

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Areas of Practice:

Estate Planning

We Offer a FREE Estate Plan Consultation.*

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  • Wills and codicils
  • Living trusts and amendments
  • Asset protection planning
  • Planned giving
  • Special needs planning
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Special needs trusts
  • Private annuities
  • Nuptial agreements: pre-nuptial & post-nuptial
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Powers of attorney for property (finances)
  • Powers of attorney for healthcare
  • Living wills

Decedents’ Estates

  • Probate in Cook County, Illinois
  • Probate in DuPage County, Illinois
  • Representing executors and administrators of estates
  • Serving as executor or administrator of estates
  • Representing beneficiaries of estates
  • Testate and intestate cases
  • Small estate affidavits
  • Bond in lieu of probate
  • Trust administration


  • Creating, establishing or dissolving:
    • Small Businesses
    • Corporations
    • Subchapter S-Corps
    • Partnerships
    • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
    • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Business Purchases & Sales
  • Draft & Maintain Corporate Records
  • Design Ownership Agreements and Operating Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Drafting Share Certificates
  • Shareholder Agreements and Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Registered Agent Services
  • Filing Annual Reports on behalf of Businesses
  • Representation of and Counsel to Small & Mid-size Businesses and Not-for-Profit Organizations


  • Disabled Persons
  • Minors (Children)

Elder Law

Real Estate

  • Residential Real Estate Purchases & Sales
  • New Construction Real Estate Purchases
  • Condominium Conversions
  • Commercial & Investment Real Estate Purchases & Sales
  • Representing Purchasers of REO properties or properties in foreclosure
  • Condominium Board Representation
  • Condominium & Homeowners Association Representation
  • Drafting and Amending Condominium Declaration and By-laws
  • Drafting Contracts and Amendments
  • Drafting Illinois Deeds
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Land Trusts
  • Mechanic’s Liens


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Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice


Geographic Areas Served:

Cook County, Illinois
DuPage County, Illinois
Kane County, Illinois 


“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” Colossians 3:23


 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.”  Proverbs 3:5-6