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Handling a Basic Probate
State Bar Center
5302 Eastpark Blvd.
Madison WI
8:30 A.M.- 3:15 P.M. CT
Event ID: CA2883M
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About the Program

Young Lawyers Division members receive a $20 discount on tuition.

The 2019 Build Your Practice series programs are proudly sponsored by:



Who should attend:

  • New attorneys starting out in probate
  • Established lawyers new to probate
  • Experienced probate attorneys seeking a refresher

How you'll benefit:

  • Receive a comprehensive overview of probate proceedings
  • Know what to do at every stage in the probate process
  • Understand income and inheritance tax implications
  • Learn which form of accounting is best to use

Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Your probate primer

Nearly 60 percent of people die without an estate plan. 1 For them, probate is inevitable. Adding probate proceedings on top of the grief of losing a family member can make a loved one's death overwhelming for families.

Handling a Basic Probate leads you through the probate process, giving you the knowledge to guide clients through one of life’s most challenging times.

Probate made practical

Understand what to do at every step — starting with the client conference and initiation of the estate all the way to the final accounting, closing, and distribution. Discover best practices to:

  • Begin the probate process
  • Choose formal vs. informal probate
  • Give sufficient notice to potential creditors
  • Deal with feuding family members
  • Use the correct forms
  • Handle claims made against the estate
  • Manage necessary tax issues and filings

Hear a panel of experienced practitioners share real-world advice for making probate as painless as possible for all involved. Register today!


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Wisconsin Probate System: Forms and Procedures Handbook

Save 20% on Wisconsin Probate System: Forms and Procedures Handbook. Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version.* Find a comprehensive summary of the law plus sample documents for efficiently probating an estate.

Use discount code CA2883 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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* Course materials are provided in PDF format and are downloadable from myStateBar up to 4 days prior to, and 90 days after your seminar. For those who prefer their materials in a printed format, please select the tuition option that includes printed materials. You will also have access to the PDFs.

++ Credits indicated are the number of CLE and EPR credits the event will be submitted to receive from the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners based on program length and content. In most cases, the number of credits approved matches the number of credits sought. In rare instances, the number of credits approved by the Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) may vary from the number sought. The final number approved by the BBE will be indicated in your CLE Tracker.
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