327 N. 17th Avenue, Suite 301
Wausau, WI 54401


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Estate Planning

Whether you are interested in asset protection, making sure your assets go to those you intend to benefit or avoiding the cost and publicity of probate, our estate planning attorneys prepare documents that carry out your desires. Our attorneys have created effective estate plans for our clients for more than a century.

We use a variety of estate planning tools, including:

  • Wills

  • Trusts – Revocable and Irrevocable, Insurance, Special Needs, Dynasty

  • Powers of Attorney – Financial, Health Care, Special, Durable, Limited

  • Business Succession Planning – Buy/Sell Agreements, Voting Agreements

  • Purchase Agreements

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Most people feel estate planning is only for the wealthy. That is not true - anyone with children or loved ones needs to have an estate plan to provide for them the way they want to. We will review your family situation to complete an estate plan so your family will be properly taken care of in the manner you desire while you are alive and also carry out ultimate distribution desires, while incorporating tax considerations as part of your plan.

The planning we do is designed to:

Probate and Trust Administration

Probate Administration – Probate is the legal process of managing a descendant's estate and transferring the assets as directed in a Will. If it is determined that a probate proceeding through the court system is required, our office can assist you in all steps including: 

Trust Administration - Even if the use of a Trust eliminates the need for a probate or court involvement, the successor Trustee named in the trust must usually preform a number of tasks which our office can assist with, including:

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Terwilliger, Wakeen, Piehler & Conway, S.C.