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Five steps to avoid online defamation

A generation ago, members of the press were pretty much the only people who had to worry about defamation & libel. Today everyone online needs to think about it Read More »


5 reasons you should call your insurance company after a car accident

Many are reluctant to call their insurance company after an accident. Here's why they should call anyway. Read More »


Should you say I do to the prenup?

Do you really need a prenuptial agreement? If you’re in Wisconsin, this quiz will help you decide. Read More »


Surly about surcharges? You're not alone. 

COVID-19 surcharges may be a difficult pill to swallow for consumers. For businesses they may provide a valuable lifeline to help survive a harsh economic storm Read More »


Protected classes: when letting go of an employee gets complicated

What happens when you need to terminate someone for cause but it appears to be discriminatory? Read More »


Is an OWI lawyer worth the cost? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Most people familiar with drunken driving arrests will tell you it's never a good idea to represent yourself, but are outcomes any better when you work with a public defender? How about a private lawyer? This infographic shows drunken driving arrest outcomes according to legal representation Read More »


QUIZ: Should I consider bankruptcy?

Deciding whether to file bankruptcy is an agonizing decision. If you're considering, take this quiz to see if bankruptcy may be right for you. Read More »


How can I stop someone from impersonating me online?

A friend of mine recently said she was surprised by one of my Facebook posts. I don’t have a Facebook page, so I couldn’t understand what she was talking about. She showed me a page that had been created in my name with my photo and other personal information and had connected with several of my friends. How can I shut it down? Read More »


Things you shouldn't do while collecting unemployment

It’s important to know the restrictions on what you can do while collecting unemployment. Read More »


Child support: do I have to keep paying even though I lost my job?

I recently lost my job. Do I have to keep paying child support? Read More »


What happens when you file bankruptcy?

It’s hard to make decisions without a full understanding of the pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy Read More »


Four tips for timing your divorce

There’s a lot that should go into timing decisions—considerations that can make a big difference in the outcome. Read More »


Fireworks: What's legal in Wisconsin?

Some would argue there is nothing more American than apple pie, mom and fireworks, especially around the Fourth of July. Read More »


Flag desecration: is it OK to wear clothes decorated with an old flag?

I have a pair of bell bottoms that I found at a thrift store with flares made from an old American flag. Is it considered flag desecration to wear them?  Read More »


Ellen Atterbury named to Wisconsin State Bar leadership

Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, attorney Ellen Atterbury has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the... Read More »