November, 2017

Firm News & Events

New Location Announcement 
We are excited to announce that Foster Buick merged with Guest Legal, P.C. in Rochelle effective September 25, 2017.  Attorney Tom Guest will continue on a full-time basis in the Rochelle office to assist with the transition until December 31st, after which he will remain of counsel with the firm.   
The Rochelle office hours and location will remain the same, with the office located at  
316 Lincoln Avenue and office hours M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  In addition to the long-standing Rochelle practice areas involving Real Estate, Estate Planning/Administration, and Business Organizations, the office will expand its practice areas to include Family Law, Collections, Landlord/Tenant, Personal Injury, Criminal, Traffic, and Mediation.   
We look forward to this exciting opportunity to continue providing excellent legal services to the residents of the City of Rochelle and its surrounding communities.  
Foster Buick's Sycamore and Sandwich offices will remain unchanged. 

Winter Clothing Drive

coat_drive_man.jpg Foster-Buick's biennial winter clothing drive will run October 26th through November 10th.  Suggested donations are gently used or new winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, snow pants, and snow boots.


Donations can be dropped of at the Sycamore office, 2040 Aberdeen Court, during business hours, M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Please contact our office at (815) 758-6616 if you have any questions or if you would like to arrange a drop-off outside of business hours. 


year's donations will benefit Barb Food Mart and Family Service Agency's Club 55.  

National Estate Planning Awarenes Week

National Estate Planning Awareness Week was this past week.  We would like to remind our clients the importance of keeping your Estate Planning up-to-date during all stages of life.  Did you know that Estate Planning also covers your digital assets?  What about your pets?                          
Estate Planning Update: When you finally log out, can your Trustee log-in?  
It is no secret that with the expanding capabilities of technology, more and more people rely on the internet to manage the activities of their daily lives, and with each website comes a new password. According to a recent survey, the average person has about 27 passwords[1] that they need to manage everything, from watching Netflix to banking transfers and sending emails to updating medical records... Continue Reading
cat_dog_portrait.jpgPet Trusts: Fact or Fiction
Is a pet trust real? We have all heard the urban legends of a beloved dog or cat inheriting millions of dollars from its eccentric owner and the inevitable challenges to the surviving loved ones' that follow. However, the reality is with some careful planning, setting up a pet trust can be a simple process... Continue Reading
For more information about our Milestone Estate Planning services, contact our office at
(815) 758-6616 or

New With Foster Buick

Three of the newest additions to Foster-Buick are Attorney Carrie L. Thompson, Legal Assistant Sam M. Garner, and this month Alissa S. Pinne
joined us as our Receptionist.
Carrie L. Thompson             Sam M. Garner              Alissa S. Pinnie
          Attorney                  Legal Assistant                   Receptionist
Carrie L. Thompson             Sam M. Garner                 Alissa S. Pinne
  Link to Carrie's Bio           Link to Sam's Bio                                          

Community Events

Family Service Agency's Big Brothers Big Sisters: Cooking for Kids' Sake is November 4, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Sycamore Methodist United Church.  To register, purchase tickets, or for additional information click here.

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