Wisconsin's New Deferred Marital Property Election

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

Suggested Citation

Erlanger, Howard S., Wisconsin's New Deferred Marital Property Election (October 6, 2014). 72 Wisconsin Lawyer 14 (April 1999) ; Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1324. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2506248

Howard S. Erlanger (Contact Author)

University of Wisconsin Law School ( email )

975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
United States

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