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Infographic shows consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season

This infographic offers a snapshot of both the human and the legal consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season.

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How to (realistically) avoid drunken driving this holiday season

The holidays are just around the corner and with them, celebrations and libations. But that also brings a sobering fact: an average of 300 people die each year in drunken driving crashes during the week between Christmas and New Year. And nearly every single one is preventable.

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Legal dilemma: Divorcing spouses disagree on child's religion

My ex and I disagree on our child’s religion. If we leave it up to the court, how will it make a decision?

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Even the best students can face truancy issues

It’s not uncommon for any student to experience truancy issues—even those earning straight-As

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Full Disclosure: Ellen Frantz

While you may have worked with Ellen Frantz in the past on an employment or family law matter, we bet you never knew these three things about her.

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Consent forms: do I give up all my legal rights by signing

With the new school year, I'm getting bombarded with parental consent and release forms. 

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Overtime pay: do I have to take comp time instead?

Is my employer violating the law in refusing overtime pay for my work beyond eight hours a day or 40 a week?

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Billing disputes: tips for consumers

Communicating with the business should be your first step in any billing dispute.

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Easements: what are my rights as landowner?

My local power company just requested an easement to erect some windmills on my farm property. What is an easement, and do I have to oblige?

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Understanding the process of small claims court

A basic guide to Wisconsin small claims court.