As part of my practice, I love helping people get their affairs in order. But to be certain a person’s wishes are followed, we must jump through the proper hoops. For example, for a will to be valid in Wisconsin, the testator, or person creating the will, must be at least 18 years old, be […]
About Reg P. WydevenHoping to follow in his father’s footsteps from a young age, Reg’s practice primarily consists of advising individuals on estate planning, estate settlement and elder law matters. As Reg represents clients in matters like guardianship proceedings and long-term care admissions, he feels grateful to be able to offer families thorough legal help in their time of need.
Lots of people have heard about giving away assets to protect them from being used for nursing home expenses. However, giving your house away is not a decision to be taken lightly. The idea behind giving away (the fancy legal term is “divesting”) your house is to take it out of the equation when your […]
Although it may sound surprising, wills – even those where the testator believed that he or she had meticulously planned ahead – can turn out to be the subject of some of the most highly contested legal disputes. Talking through the multiple issues that confront families as mom and dad grow older can be a […]
As part of the launch of our new website, McCarty Law is excited to announce we’re also adding a blog! Our attorneys are hard at work putting together posts that will share their knowledge from years of wide-ranging experience in the legal industry. These posts will give readers a closer look at our perspective on […]