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Concealed weapons in private businesses: What are the rules?

If you choose to post a sign prohibiting guns in your private business, your liability as a business owner actually increases Read More »

Five steps to avoid online defamation

With nearly worldwide access to social media, virtually anyone can find themselves, unwittingly or otherwise, liable for defamation. Read More »

5 reasons not to DIY estate planning

5 ways having an estate planning attorney makes all the difference in ensuring your estate will be handled the way you intend. Read More »

Cremation Law: Info to know about cremation in WI and scattering ashes

Wisconsin laws are pretty clear about what's allowed for burials and entombment, they're much less so when it comes to treatment of cremated remains Read More »

My ex says she has tenancy rights to my home

My girlfriend and I recently split. For the last year she lived with me. Now she won’t leave, says she has tenancy rights & I should be the one to move Read More »

Three Questions With Lisa Felt

Lisa Felt has been a star player on the Johns, Flaherty & Collins team for nearly 30 years. As a paralegal, she's... Read More »

Legal Dilemma: Could I get in trouble for bathtub baby photos?

One of my Facebook friends said I could get into legal trouble for posting cute photos of my baby in the bathtub. Is that true? Read More »

Are psychedelic drugs headed to a pharmacy near you?

As marijuana becomes legal in many states for medical & recreational purposes, proponents of certain psychedelics are exploring decriminalization and potential medical use Read More »

Landlords and liability

Under law, landlords may be held civilly responsible for injuries or harm from criminal behavior that happens on a rental property, apartment or rented home Read More »

Three questions with Marilyn Heinz

Marilyn Heinz is the first face you see when you walk into Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC. Her title is receptionist, but she's so much more, including director of fun Read More »

Injured at work, what should I do?

If you get injured at work and don't think you can continue at your job, it's essential to know your rights. Read More »

Animal welfare laws in Wisconsin

Because Wisconsin has an abundance of wildlife as well as domestic pets and livestock, animal welfare laws are in place for each. 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 »