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Category: Special Needs Planning

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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SECURE Act brings changes to IRA laws

Because of recent changes in federal law related to retirement accounts, now is a good time to revisit your estate plan and retirement accounts with your attorney and financial advisor. The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) took effect January 1, 2020. The new law changes withdrawal timing for inherited retirement accounts […]

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Attorney Meghan Teigen Board Member of The Arc-Dane County

We are happy to announce that Attorney Meghan M. Teigen was selected as a Board Member of The Arc-Dane County.  The Arc-Dane County works to advance the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by advocating for educational, employment, residential, and social opportunities for individuals and their families. The attorneys of Johnson Teigen are […]

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Meghan Teigen to present on Special Needs Financial Planning

On May 14, Attorney Meghan Teigen will present “Empowering Financial Independence” at the Goodman Community Center in Madison.  Attorney Teigen and Wipfli Financial’s Ryan McGuire will examine how public benefits, special needs trusts, and ABLE accounts function separately and together to help you better plan for your family and individuals with unique planning needs.  This […]

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Attorney Mark Johnson Selected as a Member of the Special Needs Alliance

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

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More from Special Needs Law Month

In conjunction with our observance of National Special Needs Law Month, we would like to highlight some additional events that Christenson Johnson attorneys and staff participated in last month. On October 17, Attorney Meghan Teigen presented “Saving Strategies to plan for a lifetime of independence through the use of ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts” […]

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Christenson Johnson participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Several attorneys and staff from Christenson Johnson, along with family and friends, participated in the local Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 7.  Our team, “Team Christenson Johnson Goes the Distance”, was led by team captain Iris Christenson.  Our team walked to honor the memory of Iris’ mother who had Alzheimer’s and passed […]

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Special Needs Law in October and All Year Long

October is National Special Needs Law Month, and Christenson Johnson, LLC offers numerous services, skills, and resources to clients who are planning for loved ones with special needs. The attorneys of Christenson Johnson, LLC provide clients comprehensive planning for individuals with special needs, including the following services: Preparing special needs trusts to suit an individual’s […]

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Wings for All® is Coming to the Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)

Wings for All® (sometimes known as Wings for Autism®) is an airport rehearsal program for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.  It is designed to help alleviate the stress that families who have a child with intellectual/developmental disabilities experience when flying.  The event, sponsored by The Arc Dane County and The Arcs of Green and […]

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Team Christenson Johnson Goes the Distance in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

“Team Christenson Johnson Goes the Distance” is the team of legal professionals, family, and friends led by team captain Iris Christenson in the 2018 annual Madison Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  The Walk, on October 7 (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) at Madison Memorial High School, raises awareness and funds to advance the fight […]

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