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Wisconsin Probate System: Forms and Procedures Handbook

Product ID: AE0076_SUB
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-553-6

Get the guidance you need to probate an estate accurately and efficiently

Whether you’re new to probate practice or an experienced practitioner looking to refine your skills, you’ll find the answers you seek in the Wisconsin Probate System: Forms and Procedures Handbook. It supplies you with a comprehensive summary of Wisconsin probate law along with the sample forms, letters, checklists, and other tools you need to successfully probate an estate — and everything is kept up to date through supplementation.

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Get the guidance you need to probate an estate accurately and efficiently

Whether you’re new to probate practice or an experienced practitioner looking to refine your skills, you’ll find the answers you seek in the Wisconsin Probate System: Forms and Procedures Handbook. It supplies you with a comprehensive summary of Wisconsin probate law along with the sample forms, letters, checklists, and other tools you need to successfully probate an estate — and everything is kept up to date through supplementation.

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750+ pp.; 5th ed., 2018-2019 

1. Probate Practice Aids

  • Introduction
  • Summary of Master Information List
  • Master Information List
  • Cash Requirements Worksheet
  • Estate Progress Worksheets
  • Critical Date Chart

2. Planning the Representation

  • Introduction
  • Outline of Planning the Representation
  • Forms and Letters

3. Informal Probate

  • Introduction
  • Outline of Informal Probate Procedures
  • Fact Pattern
  • Comparison of Informal Probate Forms & Formal Probate Forms
  • Forms and Letters

4. Formal Probate

  • Introduction
  • Outline of Formal Probate Procedures
  • Procedural Guide to Initial Hearing on Petition for Administration
  • Procedural Guide to Hearing on Final Account
  • Comparison of Informal Probate Forms & Formal Probate Forms
  • Forms and Letters

5. Summary Procedures

  • Introduction
  • Outline of Summary Procedures
  • Forms and Letters

Forms Index

Subject Index

Bonus materials!

  • Downloadable Forms
  • Sample letters
  • Checklists
  • Tax forms and instructions

The 2018-2019 revision includes a number of changes such as:

•The effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

•Updated forms and instructions on how to use them

•Efiling instructions and tips

•The newly combined Termination of Decedent’s Interest form

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Great for those handling Probate matters

By Karen Riemer on 6/14/2019

Format: Books UnBound

Step by Step Probate and the different available procedures. Use with the Probate code book for full effect.

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Great for those handling Probate matters

By Karen Riemer on 6/14/2019

Format: Books UnBound

Step by Step Probate and the different available procedures. Use with the Probate code book for full effect.