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Your assets are precious and need to be handled and distributed with care. With the right lawyer, it’s smooth sailing and worry-free. The right Kenosha estate planning lawyer can be your partner in securing your legacy and protecting your loved ones from the unexpected.
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Finding an attorney who is a “real person” can be difficult. Many attorneys surround themselves almost exclusively with other attorneys and are accustomed to speaking in ivory tower legalese.  You should be able to connect with your attorney on a personal level, and he or she should speak to you in plain language that you can understand.  You will be working very closely with this person on issues that are very important to you. It is important that he or she be down-to-earth and someone that you connect with.

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The most common complaint that clients have of their attorneys is that the attorney is unreachable, does not communicate with them regularly, or does not promptly return your calls.  Your attorney should reach out to you about your case regularly and respond within 24 hours to calls and e-mails.  An open line of communication between you and your attorney is essential to building trust.

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Your attorney’s goal should not be to win at all costs.  Rather, it should be to achieve a favorable outcome for you as efficiently as possible.  It is important that your attorney set realistic expectations at the outset as to the costs you should expect, the concerns that the attorney has about the outcome of your case, and the length of time that you should expect your case to take.

Regardless of the nature of your case, we have an experienced attorney who will focus on your individual needs. Our team of attorneys works closely together, bringing each of their different fields of experience to bear in order to optimize our client care.

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Christi M.

Kevin's firm handled setting up my will and trust recently. They took something that seemed intimidating and made it easy to understand. I've also referred a couple clients to Kevin - he's trustworthy, approachable and very fairly priced.

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About Estate Planning Attorney Kenosha:

Kenosha Estate Planning

Estate planning is more than just preparing for what happens to your assets after you pass away; it’s about life planning and making sure your financial and healthcare wishes are honored if you can’t make decisions for yourself. No matter what your estate planning needs are, our Kenosha estate planning attorney helps you create a plan that reflects your wishes, cares for your loved ones, and protects your financial legacy.

Why O’Flaherty Law Kenosha Estate Planning

At O’Flaherty Law, our Kenosha estate planning lawyers have decades of experience to bring to your estate planning. We focus on individualized solutions so your estate plan is strong, reflects your wishes, and can withstand legal challenges. Whether you’re concerned about asset distribution, estate tax planning, or planning for a loved one with special needs, we can walk you through it all.

Planning for Every Stage of Life

Creating estate plans involves more than just drafting wills and preparing for what happens to your assets after you pass away. It’s making important decisions about who will manage your finances and healthcare if you’re incapacitated. Our Kenosha, WI estate planning lawyers will help you create powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, and living trusts so you’re prepared for anything. Our approach is to create a comprehensive plan that will assist clients by addressing current and future needs.

Special Circumstances in Estate Planning

  • Estate Tax Planning: Using tools to minimize or eliminate estate tax impact on your legacy.
  • Elder Law & Medicare Planning: Understanding and planning for elder care and Medicare.
  • Special Needs Planning: Creating plans that care for loved ones with special needs without jeopardizing their benefits.
  • Mental Health: Addressing mental health in your estate plan to protect your loved ones fully.

Real-Life Example: The Value of Planning

A local Kenosha family recently lost a parent unexpectedly and found comfort and peace of mind in the estate plan that was in place. Despite their grief over the death, the specific instructions and predetermined distribution of assets and guardianship for the children eliminated any potential for conflict or doubt. This is what happens when you have a plan that covers all the what-ifs.

Basic Estate Planning Steps

To get started with estate planning in Kenosha:

  • Write a Last Will and Testament to express your wishes.
  • Name Property & Health Care Powers of Attorney for financial and healthcare decisions.
  • Create a Healthcare Proxy to have your medical wishes followed.

By doing these basic steps with a Kenosha estate planning lawyer with extensive experience, you’ll have a foundation for a complete plan that protects your legacy and gives you peace of mind.

Call our law firm today to schedule a time to get in touch with legal counsel who will make everything less complicated.

How To Reach Our Kenosha Location:

From Racine, WI:

  1. Start on WI-32 S/State St heading south toward Kenosha.
  2. Merge onto WI-31 S via the ramp to Kenosha.
  3. Continue on WI-31 S until reaching 60th St/Kenosha County K in Kenosha.
  4. Turn right onto 60th St/Kenosha County K.
  5. Turn left onto 39th Ave. The destination will be on your right.

From Pleasant Prairie, WI:

  1. Head north on I-94 W toward Milwaukee.
  2. Take exit 344 for WI-50 toward Kenosha/Lake Geneva.
  3. Turn left onto WI-50 W/75th St toward Kenosha.
  4. Turn right onto 39th Ave. The destination will be on your left.

From Waukegan, IL:

  1. Start on Sheridan Rd/IL-137 N heading north toward Kenosha, WI.
  2. Continue to follow Sheridan Rd as it becomes WI-32 N once you cross the state line into Wisconsin.
  3. Turn left onto 75th St/WI-50 W.
  4. Turn right onto 39th Ave. The destination will be on your left.

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What to Expect From a Legal Consultation

The purpose of a consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us.

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7520 39th Ave

Kenosha, WI 53142

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Monday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday
9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday
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Thursday
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I am personally committed to ensuring that each one of our clients receives the highest level of client service from our team.  Our mission is to provide excellent legal work in a cost-effective manner while maintaining open lines of communication between our clients and their attorneys.  Many of our clients are going through difficult times in their lives when they reach out to us.  They should feel comfortable leaning on the experience and knowledge of our attorneys as their counselors and advocates.  We are here to help!

- Attorney Kevin O'Flaherty, Owner

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