Attorney Douglas Plier's practice emphasizes estate planning estate planning, elder law asset preservation and real estate matters. This includes wealth transfers from parents to children when parents need nursing home or assisted living care.
In the area of Elder Law we work with families to achieve their goals in asset preservation and the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next. We help families understand their rights to transfer their assets without interference from family or the government. This includes the use of Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, gifts and advanced planning for illness and incompetency as well as estate and trust administration.
Attorney Plier regularly monitors updates in the law through continued legal education classes and through associations such as the Wisconsin Bar Elder Law Section and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Attorney Plier has had trial litigation cases in the counties of Dodge, Columbia, Washington, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Marquette, Dane, Oconto, Marathon and Brown Counties.
Attorney Douglas Plier is a graduate of Beloit College and also of Marquette Law School where he received the American Jurisprudence (Am Jur) Award for highest grade in his Corporate Taxation class during his senior year.
Attorney Plier served as a lieutenant in the United States Army and taught law at the United States Army Intelligence Center and School in the counterintelligence division for two years. Attorney Plier has also taught Business Law at Cochise College in Arizona and police law at Moraine Park Technical College in Beaver Dam, WI.
Attorney Plier served for two years as the Dodge County Assistant District Attorney prosecuting criminal cases. He has been the attorney for several municipalities for in excess of 30 years. Attorney Plier served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility Committee District 13 for eight years.
He served on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Trial Lawyers Association now known as the Wisconsin Association for Justice and on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Bar Association.
Doug Plier is married and lives with his wife in Horicon. They enjoy family, music and spending time with their dogs.
Doug holds a black belt in Tae Kwon do and is certified as a karate referee. He holds a United States Patent for Aeronautical navigation and has authored a text on how to play blindfold chess.
Applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales. It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.
Constitutes all matters related to any individual, or their families. This pertains to things like wills, personal injury and private disputes.
Preparing for the transfer of a person's wealth and assets after his or her death. Assets, life insurance, pensions, real estate, cars, personal belongings, and debts are all part of one's estate.
Planning skilled help to tend to the needs of older loved ones who are partially or fully unable to look after themselves.