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Joanne Kay Leifheit
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Joanne Leifheit’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Will Contest

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Outcome:
    Client awarded property claimed in will contest
    Description:
    Through mediation with a retired judge prior to trial, my client was awarded the property she claimed valued at approximately $800,000.
  • Defense of Will Contest

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Outcome:
    The opposing party removed objection to will
    Description:
    Opposing party claimed undue influence in execution of the decedent's will. Client, who was named in the will, defeated the objection to the admission of the will by the opposing party. This case was mentioned twice in the Waukesha Freeman newspaper; once at the end of 2008 for notable events during the 2008 year.
  • Guardianship

    Practice Area:
    Guardianship
    Outcome:
    Petitions granted
    Description:
    I handled over one hundred private and public (County) guardianship petitions from 2003 to the present, including contested matters.
  • Probate Matter

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    May 12, 2009
    Outcome:
    My client's petition was granted over the opposing party's petition.
    Description:
    Successfully defended personal representative when challenged by other parties seeking to serve and opposing the appointment of my client as PR.
  • Probate

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Dec 22, 2011
    Outcome:
    Letters of Special Administration Granted
    Description:
    My client's petition was granted over the opposing party's refusal to sign waiver and consents to the appointment of my client as Special Administrator of an estate
  • Medicaid Qualification

    Practice Area:
    Elder Law
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Medicaid Application Approved
    Description:
    Successfully qualified a married senior for Medicaid.