Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Whether you are planning for the succession of your family business, deciding the parameters of your future medical care, or establishing support for loved ones upon your death, La Chapelle, Kryshak & Nettesheim can help with all aspects of your estate planning, including:
  • Drafting wills and trusts
  • Powers of attorneys for health care
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Guardianships
  • Probate administration
  • Business succession
  • Charitable gifting
  • Legacy planning

Family Law

Whether anticipating the joys of adoption, or experiencing the frustrations of divorce, you need a competent, assertive attorney by your side when facing important family legal issues.  The lawyers at La Chapelle, Kryshak & Nettesheim, LLP zealously advocate for your rights and provide protection to your family during all family law proceedings, including:
  • Adoption
  • Alimony 
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support modification and enforcement
  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements


Gavel,handcuffs, and law books used for criminal cases in Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Elder Law and Medicaid

As people age, the need for specialized legal advice increases. Proper long term care and end-of-life planning can help you or your loved ones prepare to age gracefully in or out of the home and can protect estate assets from being depleted by institutional care. We can assist you in addressing these needs and educate you about a variety of elder care issues, including:
  • Long term care planning
  • End-of-life issues
  • Medicaid
  • Estate recovery
  • Adult guardianships
  • Protective placements

Business Law

Whether you're a new business owner or the steward of a multi-generational corporate legacy, your business is very personal to you. Business owners experience unique challenges and have concerns that can only be addressed by counselors. We assist businesses with a variety of legal needs, including:
  • Business formation
  • Succession planning
  • Family business issues
  • Contract drafting issues
  • Purchase and lease agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Municipal issues
  • Collections
  • Business litigation

Protect what you've worked for. Call 715-423-1400.

Criminal Law

If you have been charged with a crime in Wisconsin, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. The attorneys at La Chapelle, Kryshak & Nettesheim, LLP fight to defend the rights of our clients - we have built our reputation on getting results. We are intimately familiar with all facets of the Wisconsin criminal justice system, and have the knowledge, skills and experience to make sure you understand your legal options, guiding you through the legal process, including appeals. 
We have represented clients on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:
  • Traffic violations                               
  • Assault and battery                         
  • DWI/DUI/OWI
  • Possession of drugs
  • Theft, burglary and robbery
  • Arson 
  • Homicide - murder/manslaughter
  • Domestic violence
  • White collar crime

The loose ends of family ties

Marriage and family in the 21st century is complicated. Protecting your rights, and those of your children, isn't.           La Chapelle, Kryshak & Nettesheim, LLP has years of experience in divorce, child custody, adoption, and                 pre-nuptial agreements. Call today for a consultation. 
Criminal being handcuffed by police in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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