Curtis J. Ford
Nash Bean Ford & Brown, LLP
445 US Highway 6 East
Geneseo, IL 61254
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Nash Bean Ford & Brown, LLP
Nash Bean Ford & Brown, LLP is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Geneseo, IL, our mission is to provide residents of Geneseo and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Geneseo and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.
About Curtis J. Ford
Curtis Ford is a partner in the law firm of Nash Nash Bean & Ford, LLP. His practice focuses on Elder Law issues, including Long Term Care and Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning and Real Estate. Mr. Ford has had tremendous success in helping families preserve a legacy for their children.
Mr. Ford is a member and Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, and the Henry County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all courts of the states of Illinois and Iowa, and also the U.S. Federal District Court. In 1994, Mr. Ford was appointed by Governor Jim Edgar to serve as the Henry County Public Guardian and Public Administrator.
Mr. Ford received his Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University, graduating cum laude. He was an assistant editor of the Law Review, member of the Moot Court Team, and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law and Trial Advocacy. He served internships with the Student Legal Assistance Office, University Legal Counsel, Prairie State Legal Services, and the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Mr. Ford received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in Business Administration.
Curt resides in Geneseo, Illinois, with his wife, Teri, and their two sons, Tyler and Ryan. He is currently serving on the Geneseo Good Samaritan Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the Greater Iowa Alzheimer’s Association, and Geneseo School Facility Enhancement Foundation. Mr. Ford previously served as President of the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce, Vice-President of Rebuilding Together of Geneseo, and on the Board of Directors of Prairie State Legal Services and Growth Day Care, Inc. Mr. Ford is active in church activities, and enjoys playing golf in his leisure time.
About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.