Wisconsin's New Deferred Marital Property Election
72 Wisconsin Lawyer 14 (April 1999)
5 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2014
Date Written: October 6, 2014
Along with myriad other changes, the new Wisconsin Probate Code includes a completely revamped and substantially simpler-deferred marital property election. This article reviews the need for such an election, identifies the critical points at which the new election differs from the one under the prior Code, and briefly discusses how the election works in typical fact situations.
Keywords: Probate Code, Wisconsin, Martial Property Election
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