Wisconsin Estate Planning Legal Blog

Reasons to avoid probate

In the most extreme cases, it's not uncommon for probate to take months or even years for your estate to make it through the probate process, leading to staggeringly high legal bills. There are several reasons to try to build an estate plan that avoids probate in...

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What is digital property?

When someone dies in the state of Wisconsin, their will dictates how the court must divide their assets. This typically includes physical properties like cars and houses as well as financial assets like life insurance policies and savings accounts. However, an...

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What is a trustee?

When you place your assets into a trust in Wisconsin, you'll need someone who can manage them on behalf of the beneficiary. This is an especially important decision because you'll want someone who will conscientiously follow your directives after you're gone. A...

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