Noleta L. Jansen - Quarles & Brady LLP

Noleta L. Jansen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 414-277-5843

Noleta Jansen is a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Ms. Jansen works with clients from a variety of family and financial backgrounds on estate planning and administration matters to ensure smooth asset management and transfer in the event of incapacity or death and to address end of life issues. She also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trust, estate and fiduciary disputes. Her experience includes:

  • Helping clients understand the estate planning tools available and relevant to them, preparing estate plans tailored to their individual family and financial circumstances and maximizing assets available for transfers to beneficiaries through appropriate tax planning techniques.
  • Assisting clients with powers of attorney for health care and living wills to ensure that their wishes will be honored when the need arises.
  • Assisting clients with planning and making lifetime gifts and preparing gift tax returns.
  • Advising trustees and personal representatives regarding all aspects of trust and probate estate administration including: court oversight and determination of the appropriate procedure, determination and collection of assets, debts, claims and expenses, tax issues and returns, and prompt distribution of assets in accordance with the decedent’s wishes and applicable state law.
  • Assisting clients in obtaining guardianship of incapacitated adult family members.
  • Representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in various estate and trust disputes including claims of breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Representing trustees in court proceedings relating to instruction and reformation of governing instruments to protect rights and achieve desired results.
  • Representing trustees regarding trust accounting and termination matters.
  • Representing clients in relation to their rights arising under Wisconsin’s marital property law.
  • Representing creditors in making claims against estates and trusts.

Marquette UniversityBA University of Wisconsin Law School J.D.
Milwaukee Bar Association Association for Women LawyersMilwaukee Estate Planning ForumBarristers ClubNext Door Foundation Endowment Committee Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Inc. Guardianship Clinic Milwaukee Aging Consortium Board of Directors

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates