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Legal Guidance For Your Family Matters

Family-focused solutions when you need them most.


Estate Planning

​We are here to help you and your loved ones write an estate plan. Each of the following elements can be used individually or combined with a larger plan, including:

  • Wills

  • Powers of attorney

  • Health care directives

  • Trusts

  • Beneficiary designations

Probate Planning

​Managing a loved one's affairs can be a daunting task especially when it accompanies the death or aging of a beloved family member. Uncertainty surrounds these circumstances which lead to many questions as you and your family prepared to manage a loved one’s estate. We're here to answer your questions related to all matters of estate planning, probate and guardianship, including:

  • Elder law

  • Title 19/Medicaid

  • Special needs trusts

  • Guardianships

  • Contested wills

Medicaid Planning

Navigating the intricacies of Medicaid eligibility can be quite challenging, given the frequent updates in the rules and regulations. Engaging the services of a qualified attorney is the most prudent course of action to safeguard your rights and ensure you receive the necessary protection and assistance. We have proudly guided families through these uncertain times with a focus on professionalism, honesty, and ethics for over 30 years.

Judicial system


Warren J. Klaus co-founded his practice in Hales Corners in 1983, where our firm continues to call our business home today. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1965, followed by his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 1969.

Before establishing Klaus & Crothers Attorneys at Law, Warren worked as defense counsel for Allstate Insurance Company and practiced personal injury and estate planning for private firms. He remains committed to his background in a variety of practice areas and continues to serve families in all areas of Eastern Wisconsin.

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