Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Typical Waukesha Lawyer’s Path to the WI Supreme Court

While substantive aspects of the law decide many cases, procedural aspects also commonly come under review. This blog post is a general procedural description outlining how a case transitions from its humble beginnings to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. An individual, group, corporation or government entity may bring a civil case, and the government may commence […]

Do I Need Estate Planning?

Provisions can be added to your estate planning documents to prevent unnecessary bureaucracy. For example, the document can provide that if a beneficiary does not survive you by at least sixty days, that beneficiary will not be treated as surviving for the purposes of your estate. This provision alone could save the cost and delay […]

Estate Planning Attorney in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Estate Planning: who needs it? Wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents can be very important for preserving your property and in directing that property where you want it to go. Without a will or trust in place, a person’s assets will be disposed of by state law upon his or her death. This state […]