Barry Hines, Attorney at Law
Estate Planning and Administration Agricultural Law Farm Litigation Buying, Selling, and Leasing Farms
Phone: 217-953-4051 Toll Free: 888-341-5178

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Ranked #1 in Leading Lawyers Illinois Top 10 Agricultural Law 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Ranked #1 in Leading Lawyers Illinois Top 10 Downstate Real Estate-Related Law 2015 and 2019.

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Helping Family Farmers Solve Their Legal Problems For 40 Years

My name is Barry Hines, and I have spent the last 40 years helping farmowners, farmers and their families make the most of their property and investments, protect their assets and handle the legal end of their business needs. Barry Hines

I have always worked in agricultural law and have seen the many changes it has gone through over the past 40 years. I have kept up with and helped set precedent in this area of the law, so I can give you the best advice on the decisions you need to make.

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Sangamon County Lawyer Handling Cash Farm Leases, Land Disputes And More

Whatever your legal issues are regarding your farming business and estate planning, I can help.

  • Estate planning: By working within the Internal Revenue Code, I can protect your years of hard work so that your heirs will benefit from it.
  • Agricultural law: You want to protect your investment in your farm and help it continue to grow. I will work with you to develop a plan that meets your needs. I handle everything from the buying and selling of farms to oil leases to partition suits.

I grew up here in Springfield, and I have served family farmers my entire career. I know what you are up against and how to resolve your legal matters.

Contact My Firm To Discuss Your Unique Case

Everyone who walks through my door has his or her own unique problems. I understand this and work to craft a solution that will meet your needs in an efficient and cost-effective manner. I have received an AV Preeminent** rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for ethics and ability an attorney can receive from his or her peers.

For help with your legal issues, contact me, Barry Hines, Springfield, Illinois, agriculture attorney, at 888-341-5178 to schedule an appointment.

*Based upon surveys conducted by Leading Lawyers and appearing in Leading Lawyers Magazine - Real Estate Edition 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 amd 2019.

**AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Barry Hines, Attorney at Law
1224 Centre West Drive, Suite 200A
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-953-4051
Toll Free: 888-341-5178
Fax: 217-698-9444
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