Sunday, May 9, 2010

Decision in 'Estate of Sheppard v. Schleis' 2010 WI 32

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision May 4, 2010 in this case (2009AP1021) on bypass of the Court of Appeals. Opinion by Chief Justice Abrahamson for a unanimous court. See Argument.

Recipient of pay-on-death account funds not liable for estate taxes, Supreme Court holds, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin

Estate liable for taxes on P.O.D. accounts, by David Ziemer, Wisconsin Law Journal

See 2009-2010 Term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.