Jim Schleiffarth

Jim Schleiffarth

  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law
  • Illinois, Missouri
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Jim Schleiffarth practices in the areas of general business law, real estate law and estate planning. Jim serves clients including small to mid-sized business, as well as individuals and families to meet their legal needs at a reasonable cost. Prior to forming Schleiffarth Law Firm, LLC in 2009, Mr. Schleiffarth worked for one of the largest law firms in St. Louis, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP. Jim uses his experience and skill in business transactions to reach exceptional outcomes for the firm’s clients. A native St. Louisan, Jim is active in his community and belongs to numerous service, professional and civic organizations.

Business Law. Jim works with all sizes of businesses in matters involving business transactions, contracts, disputes, company operation and company formation.

Estate Planning. Jim serves individuals and families, by designing and preparing estate planning documents ranging from simple wills to complex tax-mitigation trust agreements, and numerous related documents. Jim also handles various matters relating to VA benefit qualification and planning.

Real Estate. Jim works with individuals and business in a wide range of real estate matters including purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, property disputes and financing.

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Articles & Publications
What to Consider When Selecting a Trustee
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What’s the point of an LLC?
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Will vs Trust
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Who Should I Designate as a Trustee?
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How Often Do I Need to Update My Will or Trust?
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Why Do I Need Estate Planning Anyway?
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Does A Trust Offer Protection from Liability?
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Avoiding Probate: The Virtues and Limitations of Beneficiary Designations
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Where Should I Store Estate Planning Documents?
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How Can a Beneficiary Deed Help Me?
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Trusts: How to Choose a Trustee
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Will vs. Trust
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What’s a Power of Attorney? What is a General POA vs. a Healthcare POA?
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Do I Need to Revise My Estate Planning Documents?
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Estate Planning for a Loved One Who Has a Significant Disability
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Why Is a Trust Important When You Have Young Children?
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Does a Will Require Probate?
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What is a Beneficiary Deed?
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What Does a Will Do Anyway?
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Estate Planning: Can’t I Just Print Some Documents off the Internet?
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Why is Estate Planning Important?
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What Are the Benefits of a Trust?
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What is Involved in “Reviewing” an Existing Estate Plan? What is the Cost and Process?
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How Often Does Estate Planning Need to be Reviewed or Updated?
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Updating Estate Planning: Amend or Replace?
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Estate Planning for Spouses: Joint vs. Separate
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What’s the point of a power of attorney? What happens if I don’t have it?
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What to Expect from Your Lawyer
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Blended Family Estate Planning
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Who Do I Name? Choosing the Right Person in Estate Planning Documents
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The Keys to (Very) Satisfied Clients
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On the Airwaves (KTRS 550)
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What Estate Taxes Might Apply at Death?
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Does Having a Will Keep You Out of Probate Court?
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What is Probate?
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Do Joint Accounts Go to Probate?
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Avoiding Probate Through Beneficiary Designations
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How Can a Trust Avoid Probate?
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Why Do You Want to Avoid Probate?
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What Property Must Go Through Probate?
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What is a Trust?
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What is a Testamentary Trust?
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Trusts: When Would I Need a Trust?
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Trusts: Real Estate and the Trust
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Trusts: If I Have a Living Trust, Do I Also Need a Will?
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Trusts: What Can I Expect to Pay to Create a Trust?
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Trusts: How to Choose a Trustee
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Estate Planning and Business Ownership
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How Much Do Lawyers Charge? Flat Fees vs. Hourly Billing
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How Do I Protect What I Own from Liability?
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Should I Hire A Lawyer Instead of a Real Estate Agent?
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Why is Life Insurance Important in Estate Planning?
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Do I Need an LLC?
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Power of Attorney: Reducing Potential Risk
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Power of Attorney: What does “durable” mean anyway?
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Power of Attorney: Limited Scope vs. Broad Scope; What should be included?
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Probate for Smaller Estates
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"Immediate" vs. "Springing" Power of Attorney
General Durable Power of Attorney: What Does it Do?
Tools for Estate Planning with Minor Children
Unique Tax Considerations in Estate Planning with Children
Caring for Children “If Something Happens”
Legal Minority vs. Youthful Immaturity in Estate Planning
How Do I Avoid Probate?
Why Do I Want to Avoid Probate?
What Property Must Go Through Probate?
What is Probate?
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Missouri
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
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75 W. Lockwood Avenue
Suite 1
St. Louis, MO 63119
USA
Telephone: (314) 315-4117