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Wills vs. trusts: Which is right for me?

Thursday, April 19th 2018 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

While most people appreciate the need for a will in an estate plan, trusts are less widely understood.

Quick guide to types of trusts

Friday, June 8th 2018 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

Trusts fall into two basic categories: living trusts and testamentary trusts. This infographic offers a quick guide to the most common types of trusts.

Six Reasons to Review Your Estate Plan

Sunday, December 27th 2015 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

With a new year comes those recurring resolutions to exercise more and eat less, save more and spend less and so on. An important one that’s often overlooked, however, is reviewing your estate plan.

5 reasons not to DIY estate planning

Tuesday, August 23rd 2022 9:30 am

5 ways having an estate planning attorney makes all the difference in ensuring your estate will be handled the way you intend.

Avoid common estate planning mistakes

Saturday, January 25th 2020 12:00 am
Brian Weber, Estate Planning Lawyer

At first glance, estate planning can seem like an unpleasant task, but it's important if you want to decide how your assets will be distributed.

Prime Times (and Reasons) to Recheck Your Will and Estate Plans

Monday, February 17th 2020 12:00 am
Brandon Prinsen

You finally realized the importance of writing your will a few years ago and got it done. Whew. That's over with. Or is it?

Three legal steps to take when baby comes

Monday, March 9th 2015 12:00 am
Sonja Davig, La Crosse WI Attorney

Even though Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s baby will be born into vast wealth and celebrity, they still have one thing in common with married parents in our neck of the woods.

What does it mean to be an executor in a will?

Tuesday, March 18th 2014 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, Estate Planning Attorneys La Crosse WI

My parents just told me I’ve been named executor of their will. What does that mean? What does an executor do?

Second marriage: how do we keep our assets separate?

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, Estate Planning Attorneys La Crosse WI

I am in my 50s and engaged to be married this year.

Cremation Law: Info to know about cremation in WI and scattering ashes

Tuesday, August 23rd 2022 12:00 am
Maureen Kinney, La Crosse WI Estate Planning Attorney

Wisconsin laws are pretty clear about what's allowed for burials and entombment, they're much less so when it comes to treatment of cremated remains

Estate planning for parents: should the guardian and the trustee be the same person

Tuesday, November 13th 2012 12:00 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins

My husband and I just had a baby and are doing our first will.