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Estate Planning

Protect Assets from Nursing Home: Irrevocable Trust May not be Adequate

A Wisconsin appeals court recently ruled that the assets in an irrevocable trust established by three children with funds gifted to them by their parents are available to pay for the mother’s nursing home care.  The decision should be noted by people relying on an irrevocable trust to protect assets from nursing home expenses. Background In 1991, Lucille Hedlund and her husband (now …

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Divorce Attorney In Merrill

Divorce Attorney in Merrill WI: At What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

Find out how our  custody & placement lawyers can assist you. As a divorce attorney in Merrill WI, I am often asked questions such as: “At what age can a child choose which parent he wants to live with?” or “Isn’t it true that a 14 year old can choose which parent to live with?” Based upon the frequency with …

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