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Category: Special Needs Planning

National Elder Law Month

May is National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), which seeks to serve the legal needs of older adults, people with special needs, and their families.  May is also recognized as Older Americans Month and Aging Advocacy Day is on May 16.  Through legal services and education, […]

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Meghan Teigen to present at Circles of Life Conference 2018

Attorney Meghan Teigen will present “Saving Strategies to Plan for a Lifetime of Independence through the Use of ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts” at the 2018 Circles of Life Conference, Wisconsin’s Annual Conference for Families of Children with Disabilities and Professionals.  The presentation will address different options that allow individuals to save for their […]

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Attorney Barbara Hughes to present Webinar on ABLE Accounts for The Arc-Dane County

Attorney Barbara Hughes, Vice President of The Arc-Dane County, will present “ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts: What Can ABLE Accomplish?” as a webinar for The Arc-Dane County on March 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  This is a live on-line webinar and is open to the public.  The presentation will discuss what a 529A ABLE […]

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Attorneys Christenson and Hughes to present ABLE Accounts Webcast Seminar for the State Bar

Attorneys Iris Christenson and Barbara Hughes will present “ABLE Accounts: New Tool for Individuals with a Disability” as a webcast seminar for the State Bar of Wisconsin on November 8, 2017. The presentation will teach attorneys from across the state about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013. ABLE Accounts can provide […]

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Meghan Teigen to present at Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference 2017

Attorney Meghan Teigen will present “Understanding Special Needs Trusts” at the 2017 Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  The presentation will train attorneys from across the state about the different types of special needs trusts, how they operate, and when they are appropriate for different clients or their family […]

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Special Needs Law in October and Beyond

October is National Special Needs Law Month, and Christenson Johnson, LLC offers numerous services, skills, and resources to clients who are planning for loved ones with special needs. The attorneys of Christenson Johnson, LLC provide clients comprehensive planning for individuals with special needs, including the following services: Preparing special needs trusts to suit an individual’s […]

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Iris Christenson to present at State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting and Conference 2017

Attorney Iris Christenson will present on a panel at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The presentation will train attorneys from across the state about numerous issues and concerns that arise in estate planning and probate regarding clients and beneficiaries with disabilities and long-term care needs. The attorneys of […]

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Elder Law and Advocacy in May

The attorneys and staff of Christenson Johnson, LLC promote Older Americans Month and Elder Law Month in May, along with Aging Advocacy Day on May 17. Attorneys Iris Christenson, Mark Johnson, and Barbara Hughes assist older adults, people with special needs, and their families with legal services and advocacy. Here are a few examples of […]

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Free Legal Resources for 2017

To start your new year with planning for your personal and legal matters, we offer these free legal resources related to estate planning, special needs and elder law, and all our practice areas. Visit the Client Worksheets and Resources section of our website for general information on a number of legal topics.  Several of our […]

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2016 Legal Year in Review

In 2016, Christenson Johnson, LLC, Attorneys at Law served individuals, couples, and families with their legal needs for estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, probate and trust administration, and real estate matters.  We thank you for your business and your confidence in us, and we aim to continue to provide excellent service in the new year. […]

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