Estate planning for South Central Wisconsin

Attorneys at the Greenhalgh Legal Services law firm provide estate planning, elder law and Medicaid law legal services. Our lawyers will protect your family's wealth. Serving clients in Baraboo, Portage, Reedsburg, Mauston, Adams, Friendship, Prairie du Sac, Sauk City, Viroqua, Lake Delton, Wisconsin Dells, Berlin, Richland Center, Montello and everywhere in between.

Trusted by Sauk, Columbia, Adams, Juneau, Marquette, Green Lake, Richland and Vernon county residents for more than 70 years.

The worst probate I ever handled

For many years, I have drafted wills for people who want their estates distributed a certain way after they die.  A will is a legal document which, no matter how simple or complex, essentially tells the court who is supposed to inherit your estate, and who is supposed to administer your estate.  A will only

Living trusts and Medicaid planning

When I present seminars on the advantages of living trusts for purposes of avoiding probate and guardianship, I am often asked if living trusts are useful tools for protecting one’s assets in the event a spouse goes into a nursing home. While a typical revocable living trust does not shelter all assets from Medicaid spend

Beware of senior health insurance scams

The recent passage of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has prompted at least one scam that seniors need to be aware of.  Although the new federal law, commonly referred to as “Obama Care,” eventually requires most Americans to have some type of health insurance coverage, there is no current requirement that anyone

Medicare Part D changes

For the last several years, many seniors have taken advantage of Medicare Part D benefits to give themselves affordable prescription drug coverage.  Medicare Part D allows various private insurance companies to offer Medicare prescription drug benefits to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries.  The companies offer various plans with different levels of prescription drug coverage and costs.  Since its