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Prom, graduation and alcohol: what's a parent to do?

It’s prom season, and soon it will be graduation season as well—a time of celebration and milestones where adolescence and adulthood converge. Read More »


Attractive nuisances and recreational immunity: are you responsible?

A child wanders onto your property and is injured. Are you responsible? Read More »


Divorce and Taxes: Expect Changes

Without a doubt, divorce and taxes are among the least pleasant aspects of life. When combining the two, you may be surprised to see how much more unpleasant the implications can be. Read More »


Commonly missed tax deductions

The search for tax deductions is a year-round effort, and it's a search that often includes oversights. Read More »


Consumer Guide to Product Warranties

When you buy a new product, it’s only natural to expect a certain level of performance from it. Whether talking gizmos or gadgets, as a consumer, you have a right to goods that work, at least for a time. Read More »


Property Ownership: How Do We Keep Property in the Family?

How do we put my mother's real estate in mine and my siblings’ names in a way that keeps it in the immediate family? Read More »


Child Custody and Placement - Who Wins?

My husband and I are divorcing, and we both want sole custody of our only child. We aren’t able to resolve this ourselves, and it will probably end up in court. Since I’m the mother, isn’t it most likely I’ll win? Read More »


Four Tips for Protecting Your Privacy on Smart Phones

While enlightening, the Wall Street Journal’s report last month exposing how some smart phone applications track users was also disappointing. Read More »


Franchises: What to watch (out) for

When you consider that franchises annually generate two trillion dollars worldwide and account for 50 percent of all retail sales in the United States, it’s no wonder many entrepreneurs engage in this form of business ownership. Read More »


Think ahead before you post - what you post may be used against you

That photo you posted on Facebook of yourself dancing in the bar a week after an injury that supposedly left you permanently disabled? Not a good idea. Read More »


Get the slip on 'slip and fall' accident liability

We live in Wisconsin or Minnesota, where we share a joke: we have six months of winter and six months of construction. Both can present opportunities for falls that are best prevented. Read More »


Steps when you are stopped by police after drinking and driving

When you see the flashing police lights behind you and you've been drinking, what should you do?     Read More »


Intellectual Property and the Internet: What to know before you post

When the Internet first began to shape popular culture, few could have anticipated the impact it would have on commerce, education and even social relationships Read More »


Business valuations important for many reasons

Many business owners work day in and day out to build value in their companies, but few know the actual value of their enterprise. Read More »


Grandparents (sometimes) have legal right to visit grandchildren

Grandparents often lament not seeing their grandchildren as often as they’d like. Read More »