Smith & Weer’s legal team is experienced in representing families and individuals with a wide variety of legal challenges. When you’re faced with family issues or debt struggles, our experienced attorneys will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your case is thoroughly and properly handled. We work hard to resolve your problems so you can get back to living your life.

Peoria Bankruptcy Law


Our Bankruptcy Law services include bankruptcy (chs. 7, 11, & 13), foreclosure defense, debt collection defense, debt buyer collection defense, car repossessions, mortgage problems, student loan debt reduction, and credit report errors.

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Peoria Family Law


Our Family Law services include divorce, legal separation, parental visitation, child custody, child support, paternity, and domestic violence.

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Business Legal Matters


Our Business Law services include real estate, wills, trusts, estates, zoning, and corporations.

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Criminal Defense


Our Criminal Law services include D.U.I., traffic violations, misdemeanors, and felonies

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We offer a variety of wills services for the specific needs of your family. Whether you need a basic or more complex will, our team has the experience to help.

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Smith and Weer saved our home and saved our family. We couldn’t be more grateful.
Jerry C., Pekin, Illinois
Attorney Ed Weer with Smith & Weer, P.C. provided me with guidance and knowledge to resolve my student loan debt in an affordable way. Attorney Weer was very knowledgeable of what options, other than bankruptcy, were available to me. I was surprised to learn that options exist outside of bankruptcy. With Attorney Weer’s help, I created a plan that reduces my monthly loan payments to an amount I can afford. Because I work in a school district, Attorney Weer selected a plan that will enable me to pay off my student debt in 10 years, tax free. I couldn’t have accomplished this without Attorney Weer’s help.
Barb A., Pekin, Illinois
Avoiding foreclosure took time and effort but it was worth it…we saved our home!
Sue T., Pekin, Illinois
There was no way we could negotiate with our creditor, or understand the complexities of our situation. Smith and Weer took care of all of this for us, and saved our home.
Lonnie M., Peoria, Illinois