Madison Estate Planning Lawyers

Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC is a Madison, Wisconsin area law firm specializing in Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills and Probate. We personalize our services and our attorneys happily make house calls for our clients who require it.

Call us now for a free estate planning consultation.

Estate Planning

We are happy to provide a free estate planning consultation.

For large estates or small, we help people plan for their family's future. From a simple Will to providing a complete estate plan including one or more Trusts, Special Needs Trusts Wills, Powers of Attorney and health care documents like Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney, we can deliver the expertise and services you need.

Living Trust (or Revocable Trust) law in Wisconsin is a specialized area, and we have the expertise to prepare our clients for a worry-free estate. The lawyer you talk to is the one who will draft and proofread your documents. Experience and patient attention to details of each situation make our estate plans stand out.


Our Probate services provide smooth and easy transition of property after a loved one passes. We also help our clients contest wills and fight for their rightful inheritance. Our experienced trial lawyer assures that will contests and probate challenges are handled efficiently and fairly for our clients. Call us to see if we can help you with your Wisconsin Probate.

Trust Administration

When a person passes leaving property in trust, we help the trustee and the heirs to distribute and administer the trust assets according to the law. Although there is no probate of trust assets, there are many issues to be considered including tax and equitable distribution.

Mission Statement

We at Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC focus solely in the areas of Planning and Administering Estates.

We are a team of accomplished, highly motivated attorneys and staff dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality legal services.

We are committed to our clients’ needs and to the success and development of our employees.

We consider our clients as part of our family, and in that spirit, we strive to be fair, honest, courteous and professional in all of our endeavors.

Our strengths are our expertise, our willingness to listen, our integrity, and our willingness to improve our awareness, knowledge, skills, and resilience.

We pledge to work at all times in furtherance of our clients’ best interests as well as the best interests of our employees and to do this with the utmost integrity and respect.


Every adult in Wisconsin will have a well-thought-out plan for management and transition of their assets in case of incapacity or death and that they will review this plan regularly with their trusted attorney and advisor.

Strategic Intent

To provide confidential and trusted counsel to clients in the areas of Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning, Probate and Trust Administration in Wisconsin. To prepare, draft, deliver and maintain the highest quality Estate Plans that will fit clients' individual needs. To make clients’ difficult times easier.

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