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Category: Estate Planning

The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes Attorneys Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson

The 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes Attorneys Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson for their excellence in Elder Law.  The Best Lawyers also recognizes Mark T. Johnson in the area of Trusts and Estates.  Furthermore, Mark T. Johnson is named Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law for the Madison […]

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Attorney Meghan Teigen Selected as a Member of the Special Needs Alliance

Johnson Teigen, LLC announces that Attorney Meghan M. Teigen has been selected as a member of the Special Needs Alliance (SNA).  Membership in the SNA is selective and by invitation only.  Attorney Teigen is one of just five SNA member attorneys in Wisconsin–two of which are attorneys with Johnson Teigen. The Special Needs Alliance is […]

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Johnson Teigen, LLC Named a “Best Law Firm”

The 2022 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has named Johnson Teigen, LLC as a best law firm in two categories for the Madison area.  We are named a Tier 1 firm for Elder Law and a Tier 2 firm for Trusts and Estates Law.  We thank our professional colleagues […]

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Advance Directives for Healthcare

You probably have particular wishes about your health care, treatment decisions, and end-of-life care.  In addition, you may want certain individuals to speak for you if you are unable to express your wishes.  In Wisconsin, if you do not have someone designated in a health care power of attorney, only a court-appointed guardian can make […]

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Attorney Meghan Teigen Will Speak on Long-Term Care Planning

On April 27, 2021, Attorney Meghan Teigen will speak on the subject of long-term care planning as part of a panel presentation for the Madison Public Library Foundation.  Joined by a CEO of a local senior housing community and an insurance agent, Attorney Teigen will address concerns for paying for long-term care, flexibility for future […]

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Taking the next step for your health care advance directives

Attorney Mark Johnson will speak on the topic of advance directives to a virtual audience on March 19.  The presentation is part of a Fitchburg Senior Center series “Be Healthy! Be Happy!” organized by a student of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Attorney Johnson will cover common advance directives for […]

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Johnson Teigen Named Among Best Law Firms®

Johnson Teigen, LLC has earned recognition among its peers in two categories as a 2021 Best Law Firm® in the Madison area.  We are named a Tier 1 firm for Elder Law.  In addition, we are recognized for our work in Trusts and Estates Law, Tier 2.  We are humbled and honored by the confidence […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Estate Planning

National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 19-25, 2020, and Johnson Teigen, LLC presents three things everyone needs to know about estate planning. Be sure to coordinate your plan for various types of accounts or assets.  Pay attention to how different assets pass to the recipients, such as by pay-on-death designation, beneficiary designation, or through […]

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Top 10 Estate Planning Steps for Families with Special Needs

In a recent article of The Voice, Attorney Kristen M. Lewis writes about “Special Needs Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs: Top 10 Action Steps.”  Highlights of her action points include: Do not disinherit the beneficiary with special needs. Know the types of government benefits available to the beneficiary. Know the difference between a […]

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Johnson Teigen Attorneys Write on Trusts and POAs

Johnson Teigen attorneys, Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson recently wrote articles for two leading magazines for attorneys.  The attorneys of Johnson Teigen, LLC are active in writing and presenting for general and professional audiences on topics of elder law, special needs law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. NAELA News published “Seven […]

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