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I protect legacies through estate planning.

I also help my clients through trust administration and probate procedures.



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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 60%
    17 years, 450 cases
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    16 years, 20 cases
  3. Probate: 20%
    16 years, 70 cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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  • Chad William Koplien

    I endorse this lawyer. MAJ Krause is an excellent Soldier and Judge Advocate. He also highly skilled in complex estate planning.


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Contact info

Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC

116 Spring Street
Madison, WI, 53575


WIGood Standing199903/24/2015
MNAuthorized to practice199908/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judge AdvocateJAG Corps, US Army Reserves2000 - Present
Partner/AttorneyKrause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC2000 - Present
Assistant Corp. Counsel (limited term employee)Sauk County, WI Corporation Counsel's Office2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dane County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin, Elder Law SectionMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Wisconsin, Stevens PointEngl. and Poli. Sci.BA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Basics of Estate PlanningThe Basics of Estate Planning2012
Use of Trusts in Estate PlanningTrusts2008