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Estate planning for blended families

If you are in a blended family, you may need to take extra steps when estate planning. Working with a trusted estate planning attorney can give you the peace of mind that you've taken proper legal steps to ensure your estate will be settled as you want it to be Read More »

When is my child old enough to stay home alone?

When is my child old enough to stay home alone? As the school year comes to a close many parents question when they can leave their children home alone Read More »

Students face academic — and legal — consequences when plagiarizing

The wealth of information on the internet makes it easier than ever to become better informed — or at least appear to be. Read More »

Frequently asked questions about marijuana laws in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is flanked by states that have legalized marijuana to some degree. Here's where marijuana laws stand in Wisconsin. Read More »

Legal requirements for marriage in Wisconsin

While weddings seem all about love,  they're about the law too. Here are the legal requirements for marriage in Wisconsin.  Read More »

In the case of neighbors vs. trees

Neighbor's branches in your yard? Worried about tree overreach? Wondering who's responsible for trees on the property line? Trees lead to disagreements between neighbors Read More »

Keith Belzer joins Johns, Flaherty & Collins law firm

Criminal defense attorney Keith R. Belzer has joined the Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, law firm. Belzer has been... Read More »

Looking to rent vacation space on Airbnb? Here's what you need to know on the legal side

Property owners & tenants are renting their apartments, homes & other spaces to people in need of lodging. Before you book consider these legal issues Read More »

Understanding workers' compensation in Wisconsin

If your health care provider says you need more treatment and your employer denies your workers' comp, knowing your legal rights is essential Read More »

An employer's guide to unemployment tax

In its most basic form, unemployment insurance works much the same way as private insurance policies — except it's actually a tax. Read More »

5 most commonly broken laws in Wisconsin and the U.S. 

When it comes to breaking the rules, we have a lot in common. 5 most commonly broken laws in Wisconsin and the U.S. 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 »

Parental liability: who pays?

Our neighbors' rambunctious, young children were running around our house and knocked over our 8K TV. It's irreparable and $4,500 to replace. Our neighbors are refusing to pay, saying it was our fault for not having it properly mounted. Do we have any legal recourse? Read More »

Citizen's arrest: What you should know

Citizen's arrests have been getting a lot of attention lately — and causing some devastating problems. Read More »

Service Dogs Nothing to Sniff At [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to know the difference between service animals and emotional support animals? How about signs of a true service animal? Or laws to protect service dogs? This infographic has answers. Read More »