Combining Years Of Legal Experience With Creativity And Concern

We will take the compassionate, proactive approach you need to mitigate risk and avoid legal problems.

Representing the communities of west central Illinois for more than 100 years

Combining Outstanding Legal Representation With Effective Advocacy

Since 1876, the attorneys at Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP, have been providing residents in west central Illinois with sound legal counsel for their most sensitive legal matters. We represent people from all walks of life in a wide variety of legal areas, including business and taxation, family law, estate planning and probate, municipal law, agricultural law, and real estate and construction.

We pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to law because we believe that problems are best solved by avoiding them in the first place. We work one-on-one with our clients to ensure that the legal strategies we create and the practices they employ mitigate risk and costly litigation in the future.

business and corporate law

Business And Corporate Law

From formation and planning to succession and dissolution, we can help with any legal matter concerning your business.
estate planning and probate

Estate Planning And Probate

We can help you build a comprehensive estate plan that protects the things you care about the most.


We can help you make sound financial decisions to minimize negative tax consequences or costly tax issues.

Big Firm Experience. Small Firm Efficiency.

Many people are drawn to larger law firms because they have access to an extensive network of talent and resources. But in the end, most people are just left feeling lost in the crowd because of a process that is inefficient and impersonal. This isn’t the case at Bellatti, Fay, Bellatti & Beard, LLP.

We combine the experience and knowledge of a large firm with the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of a small practice. We pay close, personal attention to our clients to ensure that they receive the representation they need to accomplish their goals. We promise to keep the focus on you and your legal challenges because we believe in encouraging a comfortable environment, not focusing on appearances.

Approachable Counsel Whenever You Need It

We believe that regardless of the legal matter you are facing, you deserve access to your lawyer. We strive to remain approachable and accessible to answer questions whenever you have them. Our firm maintains flexible office hours, responds promptly to telephone calls and reports regularly on all case developments.

Get the reliable legal service you need to prevent or solve any legal issue with help from our experienced and knowledgeable team.