5277 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

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    Breach of Contract Defense

    Successfully defended a client from a breach of contract action that sought substantial damages. Our efforts induced the Plaintiff to settle for a very small sum

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    Commercial Eviction

    Represented a large management company in a commercial eviction against a corporate tenant leasing 3 different locations. Won an order of possession and a six figure money judgment for each location.

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    Transaction - Property Development

    Successfully assisted a client in reaching an annexation agreement with a suburban municipality in an effort to develop a town home community.

Hoffman Estates, Illinois Lawyer

Real Estate, Business, Employment and Elder Law Attorney Serving Schaumburg, Palatine and Streamwood

You have worked hard for every dollar. When you, your assets or your livelihood are at risk, you want legal protection from a lawyer who will put your financial interests first. Attorney Brian M. Krause's first priority is providing you with effective legal representation at an affordable price.

For over a decade, we have served the needs of businesses and real estate owners, handling their legal needs in the areas of real estate, estate planning, divorce and family law, and employment law. We also serve our clients’ growing needs in the areas of elder law, sexual harassment, domestic disputes, and order of protection defense.

Real Estate

Brian M. Krause offers a full range of legal services for real estate developers, landlords, property managers, condo associations, bar and restaurant owners, and others with significant real estate investments. We have the experience you need to protect your interests in real estate matters such as:

Elder Law

We can help you reduce the uncertainty and stress of aging through our knowledgeable elder law services including:

  • Development of wills and trusts to protect your assets throughout your life and for the benefit of your heirs.
  • Creation of powers of attorney for health care and finances, so that you control who will make these critical decisions for you in the event that you are unable to do so.
  • Establishment of guardianships for a disabled adult child or an elderly relative who became incapacitated prior to signing powers of attorney and related documents.

Sexual Harassment Defense

Attorney Brian M. Krause is prepared to vigorously defend both employers and individuals who have been accused of sexual harassment in the workplace (Title VII claims) or in a school or university (Title IX claims). Under civil rights laws, an employer can be subject to civil financial penalties, while an employee can face disciplinary action, suspension or termination from their job. Criminal charges may be filed against an individual for obscene and offensive electronic harassment, or sexual abuse. We can help you with all of these situations.

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Prostitution, Patronizing and Soliciting: How the Illinois Criminal Code Increasingly Resembles the "Nordic" Model

November 27, 2019

Many legal practitioners think of prostitution-related crimes as non-serious public order offences akin to other misdemeanors. And, for many years, both the law and law enforcement treated these crimes as such. However, there has been a significant change in Illinois... Read More


November 11, 2019

When the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) expired in February of 2019, Congress almost immediately began the process of reauthorizing, amending and expanding the scope of the Act. Just as quickly as they had begun these efforts, the amendments to... Read More

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