New Trust Law in Wisconsin

Post By: Jackie Messler

Last December, Governor Walker signed 2013 Wisconsin Act 92, the Wisconsin Trust Code (WTC), into law.  The WTC completely replaces Chapter 701 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  The law was a product of a study group consisting of members of the State Bar Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, the Wisconsin Bankers’ Association Trust Section, and the State Bar Elder Law Section.  Randy S. Nelson, a partner in Weiss Berzowski Brady’s Estate Planning practice group, was a member of the study group throughout the duration of the project. Continue reading

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