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Wisconsin law on bullying limited

With increasing reports of bullying today, it is natural for parents to worry. Research has shown how bullying can lead to emotional scars, even suicide. Read More »


Five reasons DIY should stand for DON'T do it yourself when it comes to divorce

In today's do-it-yourself mentality, fueled by easier access to how-to information than ever before, it's not uncommon for consumers to take on more tasks themselves. Read More »


Should you take your spouse's name?

Nearly 30,000 Wisconsin brides each year must decide whether to change their names when they marry. Among those, roughly 60 to 80 percent do take their husbands’ last names. Read More »


Flying solo: when your children travel without you

My children are flying out west this summer to spend a week with my sister. What documents should I send with them for just-in-case incidents?   Read More »


Top three legal tips for destination weddings

June remains the most popular month for weddings, and a surprising number of those weddings — one in four — will be destination weddings where the nuptials take place at least 100 miles from the bride’s home. Read More »


Protecting consumer data requires vigilance

A few months ago it was Target and Michael’s. Then it was Heartbleed and Michael’s (again). Read More »


Conscious Uncoupling: a new spin on Collaborative Divorce?

Couples employing collaborative divorce find there’s less fear and anxiety since there’s no threat of going to court. Read More »


What does it mean to be an executor in a will?

My parents just told me I’ve been named executor of their will. What does that mean? What does an executor do? Read More »


Taxes in Maintenance

Tax implications should be considered in divorce settlements, according to attorney Sonja Davig. Read More »


Combating myths of maintenance after divorce

Once upon a time in America, men were the breadwinners and women sacrificed careers to raise the kids. Thus, women often received alimony after a divorce. Read More »


Students face academic - and legal - consequences when plagiarizing

The electronic age has brought easy access to a wealth of information on topics as diverse as history, science, art, homemaking, crafts, medicine, parenting and, yes, the law. Read More »


What to do when a spouse racks up debt

Research has shown time and again that financial and money disagreements are leading causes of divorce, so it should be no surprise that they are also one of the most contentious issues to resolve when the marriage ends. Read More »


Cooperation key to child placement during the holidays

Holidays can be tricky when you have extended family. Read More »


Five ways to get a landlord to make repairs

We’ve all heard the stories: cockroaches, mold, plumbing problems and the landlord who won’t fix them. Read More »


Wisconsin gun laws similar to other states

Wisconsin courts have long allowed gun owners to openly carry handguns but not concealed weapons. The Wisconsin Legislature changed that law in 2011. Read More »