About George J. Schlagel


Kansas Estate Planning Attorney

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George J. Schlagel
Attorney at Law

913-782-5885

Biography

George is an Accredited Estate Planner though the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. He concentrates his efforts in estate planning, real estate and probate, including drafting wills and trusts, durable powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, living wills, formation of guardianships and conservatorships, planning for medical decision-making and estate and trust administration, including the preparation of estate and gift tax returns. He has substantial experience in estate and trust litigation, which includes the wrongful use of powers of attorney and related breaches of fiduciary duty cases. George also maintains a real estate broker’s license in Kansas and Missouri. His practice is largely transactional work, both commercial and residential, involving buying, selling and related matters.

George is an 11-year member of the Board of Commissioners of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. George is a past president and 40-year member of both the Olathe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Olathe Noon Rotary Club, as well as an active member in various other civic and business organizations in the Kansas City area. He is also a member of the Johnson County, Kansas, Missouri and the American Bar Associations and the Kansas City Estate Planning Society.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas 1974
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1974
  • Missouri 2006

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, J.D.
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, B.S. in Business with distinction

Published Cases

  • City of DeSeto v. Consolidated Rural Water Dist. No. 6,23 Kan. App. 2d 407 (Kan. Ct. App. 1997)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Olathe Noon Rotary
  • Johnson County Park and Recreation Commission, President Elect
  • Olathe Chamber of Commerce
  • Olathe Public Building Commission
  • Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Fraternity
  • Knights of Columbus

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