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Do You Need a Lawyer for Probate in Wisconsin?

In many cases, an estate will head to probate after a person’s death. During this time, the court will verify the will and distribute assets to beneficiaries. This process can be confusing for many people, especially if you are unfamiliar with the laws. You might want to hire an attorney to assist.  But do you… Read more

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Estate Planning

Key Documents in Wisconsin Estate Planning

When making plans for your estate, you will want to have a few vital documents in place. These tools can outline your wishes, designate beneficiaries, and ensure that your loved ones do not have to worry after your passing.  What are some of the key documents in the Wisconsin estate plan? Let’s examine a few… Read more

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Estate Planning

How to Choose the Right Executor or Trustee

When it comes to finding the person to fill the role of an executor or trustee, you want to make sure you have the right individual for the task. These positions are very important. You need someone dependable, trustworthy, and capable of upholding their duties. If you are ready to make a decision for your… Read more

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Estate Planning

How Long Do You Have to Settle an Estate in Wisconsin?

Everyone knows that probate can be a long and often arduous process. Sometimes, it may feel like it will never come to a conclusion. Time limits are in place to help ensure an efficient probate process. How long do you have to settle an estate in Wisconsin? Let’s take a look at these timelines.  Probate… Read more

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Estate Planning

Wisconsin Estate Planning FAQ

Estate planning allows you to take control of your finances, property, health care, and guardianship of minor children. Whether you’re a young adult or a retiree, setting up a plan is a great idea at any age. If you would like to know more about the most common Wisconsin estate planning FAQs, we have the… Read more

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Estate Planning

Wisconsin Estate Planning Checklist

By now, you already know an estate plan is an essential part of your life. But creating a plan is more than just drawing up a will. You will want to make sure that your wishes are carried out so your loved ones are protected for years to come. A well-thought-out estate plan is vital… Read more

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Estate Planning

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Estate Planning

Most people already know that estate planning is essential for their family members. However, even with the best intentions, you could make a mistake that can have unintended consequences for your loved ones. Sometimes, that can lead to delays and disputes involving the distribution of your estates. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid… Read more

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Who Inherits When There Is No Will In Wisconsin?

Most of us know you need at least a will for your estate plan. A will can specify what happens after your death and how your assets are passed to your family. But what happens when there is no will? Well, then, asset distribution can become a little complicated. This scenario is known as intestate…. Read more

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Probate, Trusts

Does a Trust Avoid Probate in Wisconsin?

If you want to secure your legacy for future generations, then estate planning can help with the process. However, not everyone wants to proceed through probate. This legal proceeding can be expensive, time-consuming, and very public. Fortunately, a trust might be the answer to avoiding any probate issues. If you would like to learn more… Read more

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