Estate planning is an important area of law to just about everyone, but one that people sometimes avoid thinking about. By laying out your wishes ahead of time, estate planning can help your loved ones avoid any conflicts further down the line. Wisconsin's estate planning laws not only cover wills and the probate process, but also living wills and the creation of a durable power of attorney. A living will, for instance, allows a person to set out their wishes regarding health care and treatment should the person ever become incapacitated. A durable power of attorney, on the other hand, allows you to designate who you would like to make decisions on your behalf should you ever be unable to. Click on a link below to learn more.