We are the Estate Planning Center of Wisconsin

Horn & Johnsen SC is a leading estate planning center serving Madison, WI and the nearby areas. With our trusted estate planning, Madison residents can safely and confidently plan ahead for the future. Our multi practice firm offers a wide variety of different legal services which encompass all areas of future planning for yourself and your progeny.

People generally believe they are best suited to determine who should inherit their possessions. However, without a will, Wisconsin’s intestacy laws govern who inherits, including real estate, bank and investment accounts, and other possessions.

Many people do not realize the power and flexibility of a revocable living trust. This is an extremely useful estate planning tool for managing assets both before and after the death of the grantor, the person who sets up the living trust.

Estate planning is invaluable in a variety of family situations, such as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial marital property agreements, LGBTQ planning, issues arising from blended families, and charitable planning.

Planning ahead is more than just writing down a will. At Horn & Johnsen, SC, we will make sure that every aspect of your future is secured with a solid estate plan in place. We have the extensive knowledge and expertise to ensure the best results for your estate plan in Madison, WI. You can also depend on us as the best probate attorney Madison has to offer expertly handling matters of probate with superior skill and solid reasoning.

We provide reliable and trusted guardianship and conservatory counseling for individuals and families in Madison, WI, and the nearby cities. With guardianship in place, important medical decisions can be made for you by someone you trust if you are incapable of making them. Whether it is Alzheimer’s or brain damage, there may come a time when you need a relative to decide critical medical options for your future. You can have peace of mind with help from a guardian attorney Madison, WI professional.

Southern Wisconsin’s
Trusted Attorneys

Horn & Johnsen SC have served the Madison and Greater Dane County area since 1991. Our attorneys live and work in the Madison area, and they care about advancing the interests of individuals, businesses and organizations, large and small, throughout the community.

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"Your friendly, thorough and professional manner was greatly appreciated when working with you. And now, your firm’s stature only grows as we continue to benefit from your advice and preparations on our family’s behalf. Thanks again, and again, for the huge difference you made for my family!"


"Trusts do not seem so scary now after you explained it so well to us!"


"Thank you for all of your help in setting up my trust. You truly did a great job of making me feel comfortable and helping me understand some of the legal aspects that had me a bit perplexed."


"Thank you so much for your time, and especially your patience, with our estate planning. It was greatly appreciated!"


"Thank you for all of your help in putting together my estate plan. It was a pleasure working with you. You made it all so easy! Thanks again!"


"As an estate planning attorney Dera’s attention to details makes it so that she never misses anything. Nothing gets by her. This does nothing but to help her clients. She offers wonderful services like seminars to help people understand the basics of trusts and wills. Dera is very knowledgeable and truly cares about each and every one of her clients as thought they were her family. Not only am I a client, but I gladly recommend her to all of my clients."


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Estate Planning Attorney in Madison, WI

It is time to think about the future and your financial goals. At Horn & Johnsen S.C., we can help you create a plan that fits your needs. As your Estate Planning Attorney serving clients throughout Madison, WI, and the surrounding area, we can help you make key decisions about your estate and will. Let our team work with you to explore all of the options available.

Comprehensive Services in One Place

Our team helps clients with a wide range of estate planning services. This includes a living trust, wills, and special needs trusts. With these, you can make decisions where your assets and money will go after your death. Trusts give you far more control after your death, allowing you to take care of family, grandchildren, college expenses, and even charities. It can also help you to minimize the impact that estate taxes and probate has on what you leave behind for your family.

With years of experience, you can depend on Horn & Johnsen S.C. for any type of needs. We have served the community since 1991 as a fully licensed and trusted Estate Planning Attorney. We work with individuals and companies to create plans to secure the future. If you are looking for support or want to know what your options are, allow us to go to work for you.

Schedule a Consultation

Contact the law office of Horn & Johnsen S.C. to schedule a consultation for medical planning trusts Madison, WI or for any of our legal services by calling us at (608) 829-2525 today. We look forward to providing the trusted legal services you can depend on.