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Working with you to protect your loved ones, your business, and your legacy.

Now Is The Time To Protect Your Loved Ones

Collins Law Firm, LLC helps families and businesses protect, build and efficiently pass their legacy on to the next generation. Schedule your appointment today to determine your family’s estate planning options. We provide estate and family planning in Wauwatosa and surrounding Milwaukee-area communities. 

Tosa Heroes

Collins Law is proud to present our new initiative, Wauwatosa Wills for Heroes.  If you work in public safety, click here to get more information about our specialized packages for heroes just like you.

Business Packages

Collins Law specializes in working with business professionals just like you.

Trust and Probate Administration Service

Need help with a Revocable Trust, Pour-Over Will, Healthcare Power of Attorney, Financial Power of Attorney or Transfer Residence to Trust?  Collins Law is here for all your Trust Administration needs.

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Helping families prosper using business and estate planning.

Your Milwaukee-Area Attorney and Partner in Building a Legacy

Collins Law Firm, located in Wauwatosa, serving the Milwaukee area, is a new kind of law firm for a changing world. Collins Law Firm is consistent, patient and professional, giving each case the attention it deserves. An integral part of its service is working closely with its clients so they can make the right decisions with respect to their estate planning and power of attorney needs.

Our loved ones are often the reason we work so hard. Collins Law Firm’s job is to help you make sure you and your loved ones are cared for if something happens to you and preserve the resources you have for their benefit.

Collins Law Firm works with financial planners, accountants, insurance companies and other professionals to figure out the best way to take care of your family based on your values. Collins Law Firm takes pride in our ability to find the right fit based clients’ values; ensure they understand the available options and are actively engaged in the process. Collins Law Firm focuses on clients’ personalities, goals and values to provide a tailored estate planning solution. 

We provide estate and family planning services in the Milwaukee area, including Wauwatosa, Waukesha, Pewaukee, Oconomowoc, Elm Grove, Brookfield.

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    Why an 18-Year-Old Needs an Estate Plan in Wisconsin

    With the summer season here and newly graduated 18-year-olds heading out into the world, parents may be ready for the inevitable transition to an empty nest – or at least a less active home. While the next chapter in life brings many reasons for celebration and optimism, it’s essential to plan for the next step.  When someone turns 18 in the United States, they are afforded a certain number of...
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    How to Avoid Probate in Wisconsin

    It’s always a difficult situation when a loved one passes away. And unfortunately, while the loss itself is difficult enough, there are financial concerns that the family often has to attend to.  When it comes to transferring assets, the probate process often comes into play in Wisconsin. Probate consists of court proceedings in which the deceased person’s assets are transferred to those that will inherit them. Often necessary in Wisconsin,...
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    Memorial Day Activities in Wauwatosa 2021

    With COVID-19 cases subsiding thanks to vaccines and other efforts, Wauwatosa and the rest of the country are ready to get out and enjoy the upcoming summer. And the unofficial kickoff weekend of summer, Memorial Day weekend, is right in front of us.  For 2021, some more traditional Wauwatosa Memorial Day activities are returning. While it is exciting to get back out into the world, we do want to remember...
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What is Estate Planning?

Estate planning is the process of determining who will make decisions for you if you become disabled and efficiently transferring your assets to your beneficiaries while also protecting those assets. Usually, we use a will or trust as the main planning document. In addition to the main planning document, we use other documents like financial and healthcare powers of attorney to nominate someone to make decisions for you if you cannot make decisions on your own. We also use marital property agreements, living wills, and additional documents to address other potential issues. Estate planning can provide structure to money inherited by disabled or minor children to ensure the money is used properly after your death.

Why do I practice Estate Planning?

I practice estate planning, because I understand how hard people work to earn the money they make during their lives. I also know how important it is for them to preserve those assets. It is important for people to have the chance to enjoy what the world has to offer. By working in estate planning, I can help families and businesses protect their assets, so they enjoy the benefits of their hard work and preserve them for their loved ones.