Beloit, Wisconsin Estate Planning Lawyers

Brad C. Schweiger Esq.
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Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(224) 725-3489 2031 Riverside Drive, Suite A
Beloit, WI 53511
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Criminal
The John Marshall Law School
Lane Fitzgerald
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Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 318-3489 2031 Riverside Drive
Suite A
Beloit, WI 53511
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Bankruptcy
Hamline University School of Law
William Morris Cunningham
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Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 363-1150 2601 Sarah Ln
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 365-4401 611 E Grand Ave
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 362-8086 413 State St
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning and Tax
Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 362-6048 1680 E Huebbe Pkwy
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 365-2296 312 W Grand Ave
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Beloit, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 361-1146 2101 Riverside Dr
Beloit, WI 53511
Estate Planning
Gretchen J. Burgess
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Janesville, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 436-4430 1805 S. State Road 140
Janesville, WI 53546
Estate Planning
Steven T Chesebro
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Janesville, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(608) 755-5050 303 East Court Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Consumer
Marquette University Law School
Steven Chesebro received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2011. In Law School, Mr. Chesebro was active in the Business Law Society as a chairperson, treasurer, and during his third year as President. Upon admission to the Wisconsin State Bar, Mr. Chesebro moved to Janesville to be near family and opened a law office dedicated to helping the residents of Rock County. In January of 2013, he joined the Consigny Law Firm, S.C. Mr. Chesebro is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association...
Crystal G. Reinoso
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Janesville, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(608) 215-4225 321 E. Milwaukee St.
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Elder
Marquette University Law School
Janesville, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 756-5541 1404 Creston Park Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Janesville, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 754-1700 2620 N Pontiac Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Janesville, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 754-2888 15 N Main St
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Janesville, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 752-8778 20 E Milwaukee St
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning and Business
Janesville, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 754-1700 2620 N Pontiac Dr
Janesville, WI 53545
Estate Planning, Insurance Defense and Workers' Comp
Dera L. Johnsen-Tracy
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(608) 829-2525 Estate Planning Center of Wisconsin
8446 Excelsior Drive, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53717
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Marquette University Law School
Attorney Dera L. Johnsen-Tracy is a shareholder and co-founder of Horn & Johnsen SC. Dera is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and focuses her legal practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and guardianship. Prior to completing law school, Dera gained 14 years of legal experience as a paralegal in Texas and Wisconsin. Dera’s extensive experience provided a strong and practical client-centered foundation for her legal practice. She strives to meet the needs of her clients in a personal and efficient manner. In furtherance of her passion for helping families plan, Dera is an active participant...
Daniel J. Krause
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Oregon, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(608) 268-5751 116 Spring Street
Oregon, WI 53575
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
NYU School of Law
Founder of Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC, Dan has helped thousands of families with estate planning and estate administration since 1999. A retired Army Major and JAG Officer, Dan is a board-certified Estate Planning Law Specialist. He is certified by The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., the sole American Bar Association accredited organization to bestow this distinction.

Dan and his law partner, Nelson Donovan, wrote the book _Estate Planning in Wisconsin: Privacy, Protection and Taking Control_, published in 2017. It is an easy-to-understand primer for non-experts, covering the basics of estate planning, including wills, trusts and powers of attorney.

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William A. Swendson
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Oconomowoc, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 46 years experience
(262) 567-8454 1300 Summit Avenue, Suite 202
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Estate Planning, Business and Elder
University of Wisconsin Law School
I genuinely believe that the value of life comes from service to others. I have dedicated more hours to this philosophy than our business manager would care to imagine. I have been rewarded kindly in the friends that I have made, the lessons that I have learned and the impact that I have made on the community. I never stop hunting for the next project. My service to the community has been very broad in scope. I have served as a member of the Oconomowoc school board, the Oconomowoc Hospital Foundation, and as a trustee of St. Jerome’s Catholic...
Daniel B Purtell
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(608) 833-4001 7633 Ganser Way
Suite 100
Madison, WI 53719
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Elder
University of Wisconsin Law School
He is the co-author of Your Life, Your Legacy (2003) and has written numerous published articles on various estate planning topics. Attorney Purtell is an active member of WealthCounsel, the Wisconsin Council of Estate Planning Attorneys (past-President), the Madison Estate Council, the State Bar of Wisconsin (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section), and the Dane County Bar Association. He is also committed to his community through involvement in the Optimist Club of Cross Plains (past-President), being an active parish member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, and through his appointment to the Chair of the Personnel Committee for the Village...
Nelson Donovan
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Oregon, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(608) 268-5751 116 Spring Street
Oregon, WI 53575
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Nelson W. Donovan has spent a lifetime talking to audiences. First as a military aviation instructor and more recently, about the importance of estate planning, tailoring plans for his clients, and writing on this subject. Nelson is also a JAG attorney for the US Army Reserves.

Nelson’s experience as a wartime aviator, military instructor pilot, and airline captain, offers our clients steady precision. He acquired his fiscal savvy from his time as a licensed financial advisor, and an ethical outlook working for the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s Office of Lawyer Regulation.

A UW Law School graduate, Nelson integrates his extensive professional experience...
Emily A Fey
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Oconomowoc, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(262) 567-8454 175 E Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Estate Planning
Drake University Law School
Raised in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, I graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 1997. In search of a small liberal arts education, and intent upon getting away from home and becoming independent, I attended Kalamazoo College in Michigan. I graduated in 2001 with a major in political science. In 2004, I graduated from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa. After passing the Wisconsin bar exam, I joined Swendson/Menting Law Ltd., in Oconomowoc. I started out practicing in the family law area. I was a court appointed Guardian ad Litem and did divorce work, and quickly realized that this was not my...
Patricia McKinney-Lins
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years experience
(608) 661-4500 401 Charmany Drive
Ste. 310
Madison, WI 53719
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Patricia McKinney-Lins focuses on family and business estate planning and probate. She is part of the Neider & Boucher, S.C. law firm, located on Madison's west side, with an office in Spring Green, Wisconsin. She is dedicated to serving families as well as small business owners, including family farm business owners. Patricia started her practice in 1986, practiced estate planning, real estate and probate for several years, took time off with her children and has been back to full-time practice since 2011. Patricia enjoys helping her clients organize their affairs to simplify the process of protecting themselves...
Matthew Underwood
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Monona, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(608) 571-4464 6041 Monona Drive, Suite 101
Monona, WI 53716
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Matthew Underwood is an estate planning and business attorney at Underwood Legal, LLC. Matt helps families, individuals, and businesses take hold of their future with customized planning and advice. Matt’s goal is to empower you to understand your planning decisions so you can take ownership of your plan and proceed in life with feelings of comfort and accomplishment.

Matt earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Kristen Elizabeth Lehker
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 256-1480 123 E Doty St
#303
Madison, WI 53703
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Boston University School of Law
Juscha EM Robinson
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience
(608) 251-0101 122 W. Washington Ave
Ste 900
Madison, WI 53703
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Brian Schuk
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Lake Geneva, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(262) 214-1174 415 Broad Street
Suite 102
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant, Probate and Real Estate
Marquette University Law School
Brian A. Schuk focuses his practice mainly on landlord-tenant law, representing both landlords and tenants. After being a partner of Wassel, Harvey & Schuk, LLP for 12 years, Mr. Schuk opened his own law firm, Schuk Law, LLC, in June of 2017. He continues to offer experienced and effective representation to businesses and individuals by assisting with negotiating and drafting leases, evictions, and damages/security deposit disputes. Attorney Schuk is also familiar with HUD and Rural Development rules and regulations. In his numerous years of experience, he has earned himself a highly respected reputation in the State for his vast knowledge...
Chantelle M Ringe
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(608) 244-1354 5250 East Terrace Dr Suite 130
Madison, WI 53718
Estate Planning, Elder, Real Estate and Social Security Disability
DePaul College of Law
Chantelle M. Ringe’s practice focuses on estate planning, elder law, planning for individuals with special needs, adult guardianships, small business matters and real estate transactions. Chantelle works with elders and families of elders who are in need of long-term care, individuals who have special needs, and individuals looking to establish an estate plan that is tailored to their unique concerns and goals. Chantelle also advises individuals in the administration of trusts and probate estates, and frequently assists individuals with business organization, business succession plans and real estate-related matters.
Ashley Renz
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Elkhorn, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(262) 723-5003 23 N. Wisconsin Street
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
University of Wisconsin Law School
Walter Shannon
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Evansville, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(608) 882-5944 24 East Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Michigan State University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Shannon Law's commitment: We listen to you. Whether you visit us for estate planning, a family law concern, financial issues, or a business matter, our job is to listen and provide you with services, information, education, and the options that are appropriate to your personal needs. We counsel you. While we recognize that some disputes can only be resolved by a trial, we will counsel you on how to avoid the burden and expense of litigation through creative solutions, fair compromises, and mediation. We fight for you. We accept cases where the facts, the law, or both, are disputed and must be tried before a judge...
Patrick DeMoon
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Lake Geneva, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
500 Commercial Court, Suite 300
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
DePaul University
Attorney Patrick S. DeMoon III is an Eagle Scout who began his legal career in 1997 when he accepted an appointment as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General. For the next five years, Attorney DeMoon represented the state and its elected officials as the lead attorney on a number of high profile cases, several of which were featured on television and the front pages of Chicago area newspapers. He then served for two years as the Senior Regulatory Attorney for the Chicago Stock Exchange, helping to protect the integrity of the national securities markets. In 2004 Attorney DeMoon...
Randall J Andersen
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(608) 833-0077 1 Point Place, Suite 201
Madison, WI 53719
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Real Estate
Wake Forest University School of Law
Randall J. Andersen has 24 years of experience representing individuals, businesses and cooperatives in a wide variety of civil legal matters. He provides general counsel and legal services for businesses, including business acquisitions, entity formation, employment law matters, the drafting of contracts and legal agreements, real estate transactions, condominium law, business litigation and enforcement of creditor's rights. Legal services provided for individual clients include estate planning and probate administration, real estate transactions, family law, and litigation. He is an active member and former president of Madison Horizons Rotary Club, member of Wisconsin Agri-Service Association, and the Madison Estate Council.
Cathleen A. Dettmann
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Middleton, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(608) 836-6400 1424 North High Point Road
Middleton, WI 53562
Estate Planning and Business
University of Wisconsin - Madison
I focus my practice on complex business litigation and transactional work including partnership disputes, franchise and fair dealership issues, theft of trade secret issues, copyright disputes and breach of fiduciary duty cases, among others. My practice also includes a substantial amount of contract drafting, business start-up work, and business succession and estate planning.
Tara Lea Nielsen
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(608) 259-2358 44 E. Mifflin Street, 10th Floor
P.O. Box 1807
Madison, WI 53701
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Workers' Comp
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Nathan Dosch
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(608) 661-4500 440 Science Drive Suite
Suite 300
Madison, WI 53711
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Marquette University
Walter Shannon
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Evansville, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(608) 882-5944 24 East Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Probate
Michigan State University
Practicing since 1990 and specializing in Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate. Open, Client centered practice.
Ethan T. Miller
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(608) 256-7902 330 E Wilson St
Madison, WI 53703
Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Robert E. Nennig Jr.
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Madison, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 661-4333 6418 Normandy Ln
Suite 225
Madison, WI 53719
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Michelle T. L. Hernandez
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Middleton, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 824-9540 8215 Greenway Blvd., Ste. 590
Middleton, WI 53562
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Attorney Michelle T.L. Hernandez has sixteen years of legal experience and has always focused her legal practice in the area of estate planning. Michelle utilizes her extensive skills to provide her clients with customized estate plans that gives them peace of mind in knowing that they have implemented a plan that will protect their assets while they are alive, transfer their assets in the most effective manner to their loved ones, and is consistent with her clients objectives. Michelle strives to keep her clients legal expenses and tax burden at a minimum. Michelle is an active member of the American...
Robert Daly
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Oconomowoc, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 47 years experience
(262) 569-8300 1227 Corporate Center Dr
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
Marquette University Law School
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.