Make Sure Your Will Describes Your Property Accurately

Accuracy is important when making a will. You want to be as clear as possible when identifying your property and the people to whom you wish to leave it. For instance, if your will says, “I leave my son my car,” and you have two sons and three cars, you have not clearly expressed your wishes. Such […]

When is Ancillary Probate Necessary in Wisconsin?

When someone passes away with property titled out of state, transferring those assets to their rightful owner can become more complicated than what should be expected from a traditional probate process. If you have property titled out of state or are set to inherit property from another state, you may need to go through what […]

When is Ancillary Probate Necessary in Wisconsin?

When someone passes away with property titled out of state, transferring those assets to their rightful owner can become more complicated than what should be expected from a traditional probate process.

How Right of Survivorship can Affect Your Estate Planning Goals

Wisconsin is one of nine states with community property laws that can have a major impact on how couples conduct their estate planning and pass on property to their heirs. The law holds that any property acquired during the course of a marriage is equally owned between spouses and in the event of a divorce, […]

Create an Authorization for Final Disposition to Ensure Your Burial Wishes are Carried Out

Planning for your burial is another important part of one’s estate that can often be overlooked when it comes time to planning other aspects like creating a last will and testament, assigning an executor, or creating various types of trusts to avoid tax implications of dividing an estate. However, if you have a family or […]