New Marriage, New Estate Plan

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

With divorce and remarriage far from usual these days, estate planning can bring up some issues that are not present for people in nuclear families with only one marriage for both spouses. Wisconsin residents who are planning to get married for the second time should make estate planning as much of a priority as wedding […]

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How Should You Plan For Long-Term Care?

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

If you are an older Wisconsin resident, you may be thinking about health care options for yourself and/or your partner. If you sustain an injury from an accident or end up with a cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s disease, you may end up needing long-term care. Even if you never end up requiring this type […]

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When There’s A Will…

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Appreciating Richard Eisenberg’s title, “Americans’ Ostrich Approach To Estate Planning,” Forbes,  When There’s a Will… I know I’m not going to shock you with this news: you’re going to die. I don’t know when; and neither do you, nor should you know. Enjoy life; live it to the fullest. Be happy. Love your family and […]

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Planning Ahead: What To Consider When You’re Ready To Start Planning

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Planning Ahead: What To Consider When You’re Ready To Start Planning  By: Attorney Laura M. Nelson “No one wants to die. And yet death is the destination we all share.” – STEVE JOBS, Commencement Address, Stanford University, 06/12/2005 Providing for your immediate family; easing the strain on your family during a particularly painful time in their lives; […]

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