How Do I Avoid Probate in Wisconsin?

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

How can you make sure your assets are distributed to your beneficiaries after your death without needing the court to step in? There are a few ways you can accomplish this with help from an experienced Wisconsin estate planning attorney. Payable-on-Death Accounts Payable-on-death accounts are financial accounts for which you have set up beneficiaries. Upon […]

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Ways to Avoid Probate

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

Mention the word “probate” or “probate court” and you will likely receive a negative comment in response. But what exactly is probate and why would you want to avoid it? What is Probate? Probate is the legal process of distributing someone’s assets after they die. Probate courts review the individual’s assets and their Last Will […]

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