Empowering people through education and engagement

Estate Planning:”Wills Trusts & Asset Protection: 7 costly mistakes families make in their Estate Plans”

Amina Saeed, Esq.
Member, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

Date: Sunday, Dec 9, 2018, 3pm-5pm


Northwest Suburban College
5999 S. New Wilkie Rd, Bldg #400
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Topics to be covered:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of Wills and Living Trusts
  • How Probate court works and how to avoid it
  • Problems with joint property ownership after death of one spouse
  • Protecting children’s inheritance from future lawsuits and potential divorce
  • Preserving assets for your children if your spouse remarries after your death
  • Maintaining privacy and protecting your finances in case of disability
  • Planning for long term health care costs
  • What is Islamic inheritance and how can it be incorporated in estate planning
Tel. 773 770-6166
Email. mycommunitybuilders@gmail.com
Program will be livestreamed for those who are unable to attend personally
(Please set up your login before the start of the program by using the link above)
Light refreshments will be served.

Amina Saeed’s clients trust her with the two most valuable aspects of their lives: everyone they love and everything they own. She considers this the highest honor. Her mission is to give them peace of mind. Known for her ability to deliver well-crafted Estate Plans to clients, with a primary focus on helping them provide for the security of their loved ones and minimize the costs of probate, Ms. Saeed prides herself on the lifelong relationships she forms with each and every one of her clients. She is frequently invited to share her expertise and knowledge of estate planning with other professionals as well as the general public. A north side Chicagoan at heart, Ms. Saeed earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University Chicago, her Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law, and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the John Marshall Law School. She is a member of the distinguished American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the DuPage County Bar Association. She is also a founding member and past president of the Muslim Bar Association of Chicago and a member of the National Association of Muslim Lawyers. Ms. Saeed’s professional background includes work with nonprofits. She is passionate about building nonprofit infrastructure through charitable planning. Ms. Saeed is a fellow of the prestigious Leadership Greater Chicago, as well as a member of the Chicago Planned Giving Council, the Suburban Planned Giving Council, and 100 Women Who Care Fox Valley. Married with four children, Ms. Saeed tries to balance her spare moments between baseball, field hockey, scouting, youth groups, and her family’s goal to visit all 60 national parks.

She can be reached at:

River Valley Law Firm
101 North Washington Street
Naperville, Illinois 60540
P (630) 568.8611 • F (630) 568.8631



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