Wills, Trusts and Probate

Estate planning, wealth transfers, business succession and more.

Our wills, trusts and probate attorneys advise individuals, families, professionals and family-owned businesses in forming and implementing plans for transferring wealth and control of assets in a manner that minimizes exposure of assets to taxation.

We have substantial experience in traditional estate planning, including the preparation of wills and trusts. We represent fiduciaries and other parties involved in will contests, trust contests, will and trust construction and reformation suits and other fiduciary litigation. We also advise charitable institutions. Our wills, trusts and probate practice group consists of six attorneys who devote a significant amount of time to estate planning, probate and trust matters in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

We are experienced in the following areas:

  • Preparation of wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney and health care directives
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Probate and trust administration
  • Estate and trust related litigation
  • Business succession planning
  • Tax reduction strategies
  • Charitable giving and charitable trust preparation
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements