The following is a brief collection of sites which might be helpful to a person trying to understand issues and/or solve problems related to estate planning, probate or trust settlement, or elder law in Wisconsin.

General Information & Resources

State Bar of Wisconsin
(broad collection of legal and related information and resources)

Wisconsin State Law Library
(including a collection of legal research links)
(find information about organizations that provide legal services)

Internal Revenue Service
(tax forms and publications, comprehensive federal tax information)

Family Estate Planning in Wisconsin
(while very basic, an excellent overview of general estate planning concepts)

Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Decision-Making

Wisconsin Statutory Will
(statutory provisions, including text for very basic forms of wills)

Wisconsin Statutory Power of Attorney for Finances

Basic Health Care Power of Attorney
(published by Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services)

Basic Advance Health Care Directive
(published by Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services)

Long-Term Care & Medicaid Information

Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services
(information and links regarding Medicaid)

Wisconsin Medicaid Eligibility Handbook – Elderly, Blind & Disabled
(state manual which provides the basic rules for LTC Medicaid eligibility)

Wisconsin Division of Long Term Care (DLTC)
(provides index to online forms)

Elder Law Information & Resources

Guardianship Support Center
(website of Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc., includes links to numerous educational and support resources)

Guardianship of Adults
(publication of Wis DHS Division of Long Term Care, June 2011)

Information on Corporate Guardians
(Wisconsin DHS Division of Long Term Care)

Probate & Court Information

Wisconsin Court System Directories
(contact information for courts across the state)

Wisconsin Circuit Court Directory
(addresses and phone numbers for circuit court clerks and judges, etc.)

CCAP – Online Wisconsin Court Records
(information about pending court cases, including parties & attorneys involved, past and scheduled events, and court information)

Local Court Rules
(local court rules help to clarify special or specific procedures which might be followed in different counties)