La Crosse, Wisconsin Estate Planning Lawyers

Nick Passe
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(608) 783-5545 223 3rd St. N.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
University of Oregon School of Law
President of the La Crosse County Bar Association 2016-7. Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney since 2013. Avvo.com 9+ rated attorney. I have practiced before trial courts around Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court (including oral arguments in 2015.) I am actively involved in the community, currently sitting on the boards of Coulee Council on Addictions, the 7 Rivers Alliance and the La Crosse Downtown Rotary (as of 2018.)
Scott J. Curtis
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(608) 433-2250 201 Main Street
Suite 1000
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Creighton University School of Law
Attorney Scott J. Curtis, a shareholder with the firm, practices in the areas of probate estates & trusts, general business law, estate planning, business formation & administration, business succession planning, estate and trust litigation, real estate, non-profit organizations, professional practices, estate planning, and general litigation.

Proficient in comprehensive estate planning, Mr. Curtis structures succession and estate plans for owners of family businesses engaged in numerous industries. In the field of probate and trust administration, Mr. Curtis has a reputation for success handling multi-million dollar estates, including contested estates. Mr Curtis has worked with clients to structure...
James W. McNeilly Jr.
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(608) 782-4262 319 Main St
Suite 500
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
James W. McNeilly, Jr., is the principal of Law Offices of James W. McNeilly, Jr. LLC, with offices in La Crosse and Kenosha, where he focuses on bankruptcy, real estate and business law. Jim is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the Commercial Law League of America and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He has a BSSW from UW - La Crosse and obtained his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1981. He has been a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Western District of Wisconsin since 1987 and was a La...
Heidi Marie Eglash
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(608) 782-6110 Spruce Center
1212 Horton Street, Suite 100
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Tulane University School of Law
James W. McNeilly Jr.
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(608) 782-4262 3819 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
University of Wisconsin - Madison
James W. McNeilly, Jr., is the principal of Law Offices of James W. McNeilly, Jr. LLC, with offices in La Crosse and Kenosha Counties, where he focuses on bankruptcy, estate planning, real estate and business law. Jim is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the Commercial Law League of America and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He has a BSSW from UW - La Crosse and obtained his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1981. He has been a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Western District of Wisconsin since 1987 and...
Candice C.M. Tlustosch
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(608) 345-2121 P.O. Box 638
La Crosse, WI 54602-0638
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Wisconsin Law School
After working in a firm for the first four years out of law school, Candice opened her own law practice in Sparta, Wisconsin. While she thoroughly enjoyed the six years she spent working across multiple counties and a wide range of legal areas, Candice sought and received a judicial appointment to complete a term as La Crosse County Circuit Court Branch 5 Judge. Now that her term has concluded, Candice has returned to private practice with increased skill and knowledge to better serve her clients.
Judith Payne
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La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(612) 251-3345 141 13th St. S.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Simon Mediation Institute and William Mitchell College of Law
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 782-1469 505 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Tax
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 784-5200 312 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 782-1469 505 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Employment
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 782-1469 505 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 782-1469 505 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 782-1469 505 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Tax
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 784-3899 201 Main St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning and Business
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(608) 784-5040 205 5th Ave S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Civil Rights, Criminal and Elder
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 785-1977 401 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Elder and Personal Injury
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 791-2500 700 3rd St N
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Business and Personal Injury
La Crosse, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 785-5623 333 Vine St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Bennett A Myers
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Onalaska, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(608) 304-4495 611 Main Street
Suite 5
Onalaska, WI 54650
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin Law School
West Salem, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 786-1316 125 E Hamilton St
West Salem, WI 54669
Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
West Salem, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 786-0060 114 N Leonard St
West Salem, WI 54669
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Kevin Connelly
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Westby, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 634-3956 201 S Main St
Westby, WI 54667
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Duke University School of Law
I have provided over 20 years of estate planning and real estate legal services in southwest Wisconsin. I serve La Crosse, Vernon, Monroe and Crawford counties.
Viroqua, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 637-2246 210 N Main St
Viroqua, WI 54665
Estate Planning and Elder
Sparta, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 269-2174 112 W Oak St
Sparta, WI 54656
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Real Estate
Westby, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 634-2411 514 S Main St
Westby, WI 54667
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Elroy, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 462-8271 405 Franklin St
Elroy, WI 53929
Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
Sparta, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 269-2400 132 N Water St
Sparta, WI 54656
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Tomah, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 372-2014 917 Superior Ave
Tomah, WI 54660
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Tomah, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 372-2014 917 Superior Ave
Tomah, WI 54660
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Fountain City, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 687-9911 17 S Main St
Fountain City, WI 54629
Estate Planning
Viroqua, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 637-3517 115 W Court St
Viroqua, WI 54665
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Sparta, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 269-1200 101 W Oak St
Sparta, WI 54656
Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Tomah, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 372-3239 916 Oak St
Tomah, WI 54660
Estate Planning, Business and Personal Injury
Hillsboro, WI Estate Planning Lawyer
(608) 489-2111 640 Water Ave
Hillsboro, WI 54634
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Viroqua, WI Estate Planning Attorney
(608) 637-2159 210 Airport Rd
Viroqua, WI 54665
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Thomas B. Burton
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Eau Claire, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(715) 575-9732 310 Pinnacle Way
Suite #300
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Trademarks
University of Wisconsin Law School
Attorney Thomas B. Burton is an attorney licensed to practice law by both the Supreme Court of Wisconsin and the Supreme Court of Minnesota and the owner and operator of the Law Office of Thomas B. Burton. The Law Office of Thomas B. Burton provides estate planning and business law services to residents all across the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. I offer affordable and predictable flat fee estate planning packages and business law services. Harnessing the power of technology, I operate a virtual law office out of my home office based in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. A "virtual office",...
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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Middleton, WI Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
8383 Greenway Blvd
#600
Middleton, WI 53562
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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Nicholas A. Heike
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Mondovi, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(715) 926-5007 135 E. Main St.
Mondovi, WI 54755
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
I have been practicing in the areas of real estate, business counseling, banking, and estate planning for over a decade. I assist in handling both simple and complex real estate matters, including 1031 exchanges, condo conversions, boundary disputes, and all transfers of real property. I continue to work with both businesses and individuals, providing counsel on the formation and operation of businesses of varying sizes in addition to reviewing contracts and assisting with business and real estate transactions. In addition, I provide clients with sound legal advice regarding their estate planning and farm succession matters.
Maxfield (Max) Neuhaus
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River Falls, WI Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(715) 425-7281 219 N. Main Street
River Falls, WI 54022
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Hamline University School of Law
Max Neuhaus is a partner in the firm specializing in wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, business, and real estate. Aside from his private practice, Max serves as a Wisconsin Supreme Court appointed Special Investigator, as well as a Judge appointed trustee, mediator, and guardian ad litem in cases where children have been injured. Over the years, Max has served the community as President of the River Falls Chamber of Commerce, President of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation, President of the St. Croix Valley Bar Association, and President of the St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program.

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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.