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Wisconsin businesses and the legislative horizon

It's in business owners' and leaders' best interests to keep an ear to the inner workings of the Wisconsin State Legislature for obvious reasons. The policy lawmakers develop and consider can profoundly impact Wisconsin businesses, and in 2023 we see several items worth watching.  Read More »

The home zone

Here are some of the most important legal matters to remember when it's time to buy or sell your home. Read More »

Traffic tickets: a driver's guide

Traffic tickets are increasing slowly but steadily in Wisconsin. You forget to update your registration, miss a stop sign or a speed limit sign — all innocent mistakes. Our last check on data from the Wisconsin D.O.T. showed the number of citations issued increases at a rate of about 3 percent per year Read More »

Child placement: vacations involve extra planning for split parents

Holidays and summer vacations are frequently an impetus for divorced parents to renegotiate shared placement arrangements. Read More »

Screening sitters: eight steps to give you peace of mind

The end of the school year marks the beginning of summer sitter season. If you're looking for someone to watch your children, we have several screening suggestions to help Read More »

Top 3 legal risks of using AI

Artificial intelligence chatbots, like ChatGPT, could lead to legal troubles. Here's how to avoid them. Read More »

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 »

Fake IDs in WI: Getting caught could cost you more than you think

Using a fake ID may seem like a harmless way to have some fun with your friends, but the truth is that it can have serious consequences. Read More »

City of La Crosse establishes rental registry

Landlords in the City of La Crosse that contain at least one residential rental unit must now register with the City. The ordinance defines a residential rental dwelling unit as any independently rented living space with a term of 30 days or greater. 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 »

Gray divorce is on the rise

Gray divorce is becoming more common. In fact, the U.S. Census Department reports that Americans over age 55 are divorcing at more than two gtimes the rate of any other age group Read More »

Homeowners Insurance: A look at the basics

If you have a mortgage on your home, your lender has probably required you to carry homeowner’s insurance. Read More »

Parental liability: Our 17-year-old crashed our car and injured someone. Are we liable?

If you are the parent or guardian of a child facing legal issues, it's essential to understand your child's rights and responsibilities, as well as your own. Read More »

FTC proposes end to noncompete agreements 

In its ongoing efforts to promote fair competition and protect consumers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a proposed ban on noncompete clauses. Here's how that could affect you. Read More »

Artificial intelligence and legal considerations

We're breaking down some of the potential legal pitfalls of AI and what they could mean for you or your business. Read More »