Estate Planning and Probate
Estate Planning: Trusts, Wills and Powers of Attorney
Estate planning is an important aspect of planning for your future and caring for your family. Our Wisconsin wills and trusts lawyers can assist you and your family with all types of estate plans, wills, and trusts that accomplish your goals and provide for family members. Our attorneys can assist you with the following:
- Simple wills
- Revocable living trusts
- Life insurance trusts
- Special needs trusts
- Charitable giving
- Intergenerational trusts such as cabin trusts
- Financial powers of attorney
- Health care powers of attorney
- Advanced health care directives
- Directives for disposition of final remains
Probate and Trust Administration
The death of a loved one can be a difficult time for families. Navigating court rules and forms for distributing assets can be confusing. Our attorneys can assist you with all aspects of estate administration, from small summary procedures and typical informal probates to complex trust distributions, so families can focus on more important matters.
Business Succession Planning
Transitioning a family business or farm operation to the next generation involves complex commercial and personal considerations. In our estate planning practice, we can help you address intergenerational family issues and practical business realities in estate planning and business succession, including planning for marital property issues unique to Wisconsin.
Our attorneys are highly skilled at developing sound legal planning for the distribution of assets and the care of loved ones, and we are also well versed at mediating and facilitating constructive communication between family members. Contact us for help with your estate planning or probate concerns.
We represent both estates and beneficiaries in contested probate and trust matters. When litigation is being considered or is required, our firm can advise you on your options and help you pursue the best course of action.
Contact an Eau Claire Estate Planning and Probate Attorney
If you are in Eau Claire, Menomonie or elsewhere in western Wisconsin and are seeking an estate planning, trust or special needs planning law firm, we can help. Contact us to learn more.
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