Estate Planning & Probate
Estate Planning Attorneys in Madison, Janesville and Appleton, Wisconsin
A comprehensive estate plan enables you to properly transition your property and investments to your family or heirs. It can protect your assets, provide proper tax planning and address business succession issues.
It is important for individuals to have an updated estate plan throughout the various stages of their lives. Whether you are married or single, with young children, older children or no children at all, working or retired — an estate plan can provide peace of mind during important changes throughout your life.
Wills and Trusts Lawyers
At Murphy Desmond S.C., our team of estate planning attorneys will help you understand complex legal issues to provide the best results for you and your family. With offices in Madison, Janesville and Appleton, Wisconsin, our lawyers can provide you with a full range of estate planning services, including:
- Revocable trusts
- Irrevocable trusts
- Estate and gift tax planning
- Business succession planning — watch video
- Marital property agreements (prenuptial and postnuptial)
- Family limited partnerships
- Financial power of attorney
- Health care power of attorney
- Charitable giving options
- Trust administration
- Special needs trusts
- Guardianships and protective placement
- Alternative dispute resolution/mediation
- Heath care and Medicaid planning
- Probate Litigation
- Trust, estate and fiduciary litigation
Call 608.257.7181 or contact us online to arrange for a consultation.
Estate Planning Needs Can Change
When significant changes occur in your life such as the birth of children, death of a family member, marriage, divorce, or a sudden increase in wealth, it is important to review your will and estate plan. You might also need to change your powers of attorney or modify your will if your minor children become adults. Our lawyers will continue working with you throughout your life to ensure your estate plan and financial arrangements are up to date and meet your changing needs.
Efficient and Cost-Effective Probate Administration Services
Murphy Desmond lawyers advise executors as to their probate administration duties, and provide a full range of probate services. Our goal is to achieve efficient, timely and cost-efficient resolution of all outstanding estate issues.
Practical and Compassionate Advice
Whenever life changes occur that require a review of your estate plan, our attorneys will work to protect your interests to the fullest extent.You can count on Murphy Desmond for honest, practical and compassionate advice in achieving your estate planning goals. We work closely with each client to understand your financial position, family situation and goals.
For a consultation with an estate planning and probate attorney, call Murphy Desmond at 608.257.7181 or send us an e-mail. Our firm serves clients throughout Wisconsin.