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Divestment: Understanding legal alternatives

With nursing home costs topping $100,000 per year it’s no wonder seniors need Medical Assistance or Medicaid when they hit a major health crisis Read More »


Johns, Flaherty & Collins attorneys named in Wisconsin Super Lawyers

Two lawyers from the local law firm Johns, Flaherty & Collins have been named in the 2021 issue of Wisconsin Super Lawyers Read More »


Insider's Guide to Divorce

Researchers rank divorce as the second most stressful life event, second only to death of a spouse. Download this booklet full of insider knowledge and tips to help you move through divorce. Read More »


10 Great Gifts for Lawyers

If you count a lawyer amongst your loved ones, check out some of these legal-themed surprises you might want to add to shopping list. Read More »


Four considerations for people Googling "divorce" during the holidays

Google searches for the word “divorce” show a decrease in the weeks leading up to Christmas & an increase the 10 days after. If you are contributing to these Google searches you may find these tips helpful Read More »


Holiday checklist for business owners

Business owners face long holiday checklists. Not only do they have their personal gift and planning lists, but they also often have business-related lists for holiday cards, client gifts or year-end bonuses. Read More »


How giving affects Medicaid eligibility

Tax rules surrounding gifting and Medicaid are separate, but gifting may affect eligibility.  Read More »


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. Read More »


Conducting job interviews: questions to avoid

If you’ve ever conducted a job interview, you know firsthand how tempting it can be to ask as many questions as you can to get to know candidates both professionally and personally. Read More »


When to file bankruptcy

Here are the signs it may be time for you to declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy Read More »


Employment Law Seminar

To ensure you have the latest employment law information you need during the pandemic and its aftermath, Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, will present a special COVID online edition of our annual employment seminar. We hope you’ll join us. Read More »


What is Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

In the United States, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common form of bankruptcy filed. It is also known as straight or liquidation bankruptcy, and it allows for asset liquidation to pay off debts Read More »


Child support: Should I get an adjustment?

My children's mother recently received a big promotion and raise at her work. Can I get an adjustment to the child support I pay? Read More »


Cremation Law: What you need to know about cremation in WI and scattering ashes

In Wisconsin, cremation is  more popular than burials. Read More »


Realistic expectations key for marriage ... and divorce

Believe it or not, marriage and divorce have a lot in common. While anticipating either, we tend to view them as panaceas. But in both cases, they rarely (if ever) are, and you’ll survive either one much better if you enter with realistic expectations. With that in mind, here’s what you can and cannot expect a divorce to do. Read More »