Wisconsin Estate Planning & Probate Law
Helping Clients in Throughout the State
Our attorneys at Krause Estate Planning & Elder Law Center are passionate about estate planning and probate law and are committed to providing high-quality legal services to our clients. We have extensive experience in our practice areas and have helped thousands of clients with their estate planning and probate needs. We offer personalized legal services and will work with you to create a customized plan that fits your unique situation and goals.
What Is Estate Planning?
Estate planning is a set of legal actions that help protect your assets and provide for your loved ones after your death or incapacitation. An estate plan can include a will, trusts, powers of attorney, and other legal documents that help you control your assets and provide for your dependents. Estate planning can also include other legal documents that help you protect your assets after your death, such as a revocable living trust or a living will.
Working with an experienced estate planning attorney can help you create a customized plan that meets your unique needs and goals.
What Is Probate?
Probate is the legal process that must be completed after a person dies. The executor of the estate is responsible for gathering the deceased's assets, paying any outstanding debts, and distributing the remaining assets to the beneficiaries. Probate is a public and time-consuming process that can be costly. An experienced estate planning attorney can help you avoid probate by creating a will that names an executor who can transfer assets without going through the probate process.
What Are the Benefits of Estate Planning?
Working with an experienced estate planning attorney can help you create a customized plan that provides you with a variety of benefits. An estate plan can help you provide for your loved ones after your death, protect your assets, and ensure that your wishes are carried out.
Some of the benefits of estate planning include:
- Protecting your assets
- Reducing taxes
- Protecting your loved ones
- Ensuring your wishes are carried out
- Helping you avoid probate
What Are the Benefits of Probate Avoidance?
Probate avoidance is the process of transferring your assets without going through the probate process. Probate avoidance can be achieved through a variety of methods, including wills, living trusts, and revocable living trusts. If you have a living trust, you can make plans to transfer your assets without going through the probate process. However, there are still steps you must take to ensure your trust is iron clad.
An experienced estate planning attorney can help you avoid probate and create a customized plan that meets your unique needs and goals.
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