Who can Serve as the Executor to My Estate?

Picking an executor to your estate is an important part of your estate planning process and should be done with a lot of thought and consideration about who is best to carry out your final wishes and ensure posthumous dispersal of your assets. Sometimes referred to as the “personal representative,” the executor is tasked with […]

Avoiding Formal Probate in Wisconsin

If the probate court decides the estate needs to undergo formal probate, it could take much longer and become more costly.

Avoiding Formal Probate in Wisconsin

While Wisconsin courts try to move estates as quickly as possible through the probate process, some estates can take longer than others to gain the necessary approvals.