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Attorney Patricia McKinney-Lins

Attorney Patricia McKinney-Lins is a family estate planning lawyer with offices in Madison, Wisconsin and Spring Green, Wisconsin. Her areas of practice include living trust, will, health care power of attorney, living will, durable power of attorney, and more. Attorney Patricia McKinney-Lins is friendly and professional. She provides a free monthly newsletter along with updates as well as estate planning recommendations.

Madison, WI 53719 (608) 661-4500

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Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C.

Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. is a law office that is located in Madison, Wisconsin and was established in 1851. Areas of practice include bankruptcy, business and corporate planning, commercial and contract dispute resolution, commercial collection, construction law, contracts, elder law, employment and labor law, environmental law, estate planning, and more. Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. won the 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Stars award and has been Top Listed in Best Lawyers.

Madison, WI 53703 (608) 257-3764

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Borakove Osman, LLC

Borakove Osman, LLC is an estate planning and business planning law office that is located in Madison, Wisconsin. The firm serves the greater Madison metro area as well as neighboring communities. Areas of practice include estate planning, estate administration, farm continuation planning, elder and Medicaid planning, small business planning, and more. Borakove Osman, LLC attorneys are licensed to practice law in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Massachusetts.

Madison, WI 53717 (608) 828-4880

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Certus Legal Group, Ltd.

Certus Legal Group, Ltd. is a law firm with offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Madison, Wisconsin. Primary practice areas include estate planning, business succession, family wealth counseling, estate and trust administration, executive compensation, tax compliance, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and business law. In November 2015, Certus Legal Group, Ltd. was named again as the Best Law Firm

Madison, WI 53703 (608) 729-7330

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Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C.

Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C. is a law office located in Middleton, Wisconsin that serves businesses and individuals throughout the entire state of Wisconsin. Legal services include agricultural law, bankruptcy, workouts, and asset protection, business law, business succession planning, collections, elder law, employment law, estate planning, and more. Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C. aims to provide affordable, creative solutions delivered in a timely fashion.

Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 327-4200

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Googins Advisors

Googins Advisors is a financial planning firm that is located in Middleton, Wisconsin. Financial services include estate planning, income tax planning, life insurance planning services, long-term care, disability, personal lifestyle and college financial planning, retirement planning, small business financial planning services, and wealth management. The firm's estate planning support helps address financial issues such as guardianship, succession planning, gifting to family members or charities, fundamentals of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and probate process. Googins Advisors is a proud member of FINRA / SIPC.

Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 514-1044

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Haley Palmersheim, S.C.

Haley Palmersheim, S.C. is a law firm comprised of business attorneys located in Middleton, Wisconsin. Areas of practice include shareholder and partnership disputes, shareholder, partnership and operating agreements, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, non-compete agreements, business succession and estate planning, and more. The Haley Palmersheim, S.C. attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers.

Middleton, WI 53562 (608) 836-6400

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Haskins Short LLC

Haskins Short LLC is a law firm that is located in Monona, Wisconsin comprised of elder law and estate planning attorneys. Areas of practice include estate planning and elder law, drafting and maintaining wills, establishing power/powers of attorney, Medicaid/medical assistance planning, special needs trusts, guardianship, and veterans benefits assistance. Haskins Short LLC persistently strives for exceptional client satisfaction.

Monona, WI 53716 (608) 237-6673

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Herrick & Kasdorf, LLP

Herrick & Kasdorf, LLP is a law firm that is located in Madison, Wisconsin and was founded in 1968. Areas of civil practice include bankruptcy, small businesses, wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, commercial and residential real estate, landlord-tenant, cooperative associations, and more. Herrick & Kasdorf, LLP lawyers are proud members of the bar associations of Wisconsin, Dane County, the federal Western District Court, and more.

Madison, WI 53703 (608) 257-1369

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Hill Glowacki, LLP

Hill Glowacki, LLP is a law firm that is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Areas of practice include elder law, family law, guardianship/conservatorship, estate planning, special needs planning, probate and trust administration, estate and trust litigation, litigation, real estate business, and creation/succession planning. Hill Glowacki, LLP received a Superb Avvo rating of 10.0, for being a Top Divorce Attorney.

Madison, WI 53704 (608) 244-1354

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Kohls & Associates, LLC

Kohls & Associates, LLC is a law firm that is located in Monona, Wisconsin. Primary areas of practice include estate planning, estate administration, business succession, and real estate transactions. This firm listens, analyzes, and acts in order to create solutions and help clients retain their assets. Kohls & Associates, LLC aims to reduce clients' emotional and legal stress.

Monona, WI 53716 (608) 221-8000

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Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC

Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC is a law office with locations in Oregon, Wisconsin and Madison, Wisconsin. Areas of practice include estate planning, wills and trusts, retirement plan trusts, probate and trust administration, elder planning for nursing home costs, and veterans pension planning. Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC is a proud member of the Wealth Counsel and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

Madison, WI 53718 (608) 268-5751

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Nennig Law Offices, LLC

Nennig Law Offices, LLC is a law firm located in Madison, Wisconsin that provides planning assistance during clients' lifetimes and after their death. Services include creating wills and trusts, incapacity planning, creation of durable powers of attorney and health care directives, special needs trusts, probate and estate administration, trust administration, and contested and uncontested adult guardianship issues. Nennig Law Offices, LLC offers a free consultation.

Madison, WI 53719 (608) 661-4333

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Rick Vanden Heuvel Certified Public Accountants, S.C.

Rick Vanden Heuvel Certified Public Accountants, S.C. is a certified public accounting firm that is located in Madison, Wisconsin and specializes in small business. Services for individuals include tax preparation, tax planning, IRS tax problems, personal financial planning, and estate planning. Rick Vanden Heuvel Certified Public Accountants, S.C. is a proud member of AICPA, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, Middleton Chamber of Commerce, WI CPA, Dane Buy Local, and Fitchburg Chamber Visitor + Business Bureau.

Madison, WI 53719 (608) 288-8784

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The Capital Group

The Capital Group is a financial planning firm that is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Areas of practice include business owner planning, charitable planning, education planning, estate planning, financial planning, investment planning, retirement planning, and risk management planning. Estate planning services include will and trust strategies, establishment of transfer and preservation objectives, multi-generational planning opportunities, generation skipping options, and estate sustainability analysis. The Capital Group has been solving the financial problems of individuals and business owners for several years.

Madison, WI 53711 (608) 268-5100

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The Law Center, S.C.

The Law Center, S.C. is a law firm with offices in Madison, Wisconsin and Oregon, Wisconsin. Practice areas include the law center for children and families, life and estate planning, civil litigation, and property and business. Life and estate planning services include will and nomination of guardian, revocable living trusts, beneficiary designations, power of attorney for finances, power of attorney for health care, declaration to physicians, living will, and special needs trusts. The Law Center, S.C. attorneys are licensed to practice law in Wisconsin.

Madison, WI 53719 (608) 821-8200

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The Law Office of Heather A. McDonell, LLC

The Law Office of Heather A. McDonell, LLC is a law firm with locations in Madison, Wisconsin and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Estate planning, probate, charitable giving are the firm's specialties. The Law Office of Heather A. McDonell, LLC gives advice regarding wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and living wills. Attorney Heather A. McDonell obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin's Law School with honors. She concentrated her studies on estate planning.

Middleton, WI 53562 (414) 238-3443

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Wilson Law Group, LLC

Wilson Law Group, LLC is an estate-business-elder law planning firm with locations in Madison, Wisconsin and Evansville, Wisconsin. Expertise includes estate planning, business planning, long term care/Medicaid, trust administration/probate, and specialty planning. Wilson Law Group, LLC is a member of Wealth Counsel, American Agricultural Law Association, Elder Counsel, Academy of VA Pension Planners, The Advisors Forum, and more.

Madison, WI 53719 (608) 833-4001

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