Hougum Law Firm, LLC

Serving All of Wisconsin with Offices in Wausau and Rhinelander

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We are a full-service estate planning, elder law and probate law office working to provide peace of mind to our clients and their families.

We are committed to providing personal service to each client, using the legal tools and techniques that suit the individual client’s situation.


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Services We Provide

Asset ProtectionRevocable Living Trusts • Wills
Powers of Attorney •
Probate • Trust Administration
Medicaid Qualification • Guardianship • Elder Law
Crisis Nursing Home Planning • Life Insurance Trusts
Tax Planning StrategiesCharitable Giving
Limited Liability Companies • Irrevocable Living Trusts

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Could SLATs Be Right For You and Your Estate Plan?

Could SLATs Be Right For You and Your Estate Plan?

Are you and your spouse considering adding a Spousal Lifetime Access Trust to your current estate plan? A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust, more commonly referred to as a “SLAT,” is an estate planning tool that you and your spouse may want to use. It allows you to remove...

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Why Trusts Often Fail

Why Trusts Often Fail

Are you considering adding a trust to your estate plan, but not sure what a trust can do? A trust is an estate planning tool into which you place your assets. These assets are then managed by a trustee selected by you for the benefit of the trust’s beneficiaries....

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Four Helpful Tips for Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

Four Helpful Tips for Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

Do you have a loved one recently diagnosed with dementia? Have you noticed your loved one exhibiting signs of memory loss, caused by dementia, by asking the same question repeatedly, forgetting appointments, or even how to get to a home they have lived in for years?...

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