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What is probate, and do we have to go through it?

When it comes to planning the distribution of assets it's important to understand probate, the purpose it serves & whether it's necessary for your situation Read More »


3 signs you have a personal injury case

If you watch TV you may get the impression that virtually any injury means you have a personal injury case and tens of thousands of dollars just waiting for you to claim. Reality is much different Read More »


How old does a child have to be to choose which parent to live with?

Custody and placement laws vary from state to state, so understanding Wisconsin law and how it may impact your family is key. Read More »


Avoiding workplace retaliation claims

Workplace retaliation claims can be extremely challenging for companies to defend, and they can be incredibly costly to businesses.   Read More »


Traffic tickets: a driver's guide

Even simple driving mistakes can be costly. Read More »


When is my child old enough to stay home alone?

My child has been going to day care after school, where she stays until I finish work. Read More »


What NOT to Wear to Court

Wearing the wrong thing to court can decide your fate before you even see the judge. Here are some wardrobe items to leave behind when you head to court. Read More »


How to find hidden bank accounts in divorce

According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, hidden assets exist in two-thirds of all marriages. Read More »


Attorney Justin Peterson joins Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC

La Crosse attorney Justin W. Peterson became a partner this month at the Johns, Flaherty & Collins law firm. Peterson... Read More »


Changes coming to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

Changes are coming this year to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act that could impact anyone who is struggling as a result of our economic slump. Read More »


In divorce and family law, Fido counts too

Some states now are enacting legislation to recognize pets as beings with feelings and emotions, and with that, family law is changing. Read More »


Signs it's time to consider a trust

A living trust can be an attractive option to many, allowing for the transfer of asset ownership while maintaining the ability to use the assets as you normally would. Read More »


Consumer protection cases headline Supreme Court cases in 2021

A closer look at the consumer protection-related trends and cases we're keeping an eye on in 2021.  Read More »


Eight alternatives to foreclosure

Even though a moratorium on foreclosures was extended through March 2021, banks and landlords can pick up where they left off when it comes to foreclosures Read More »


Divestment: Understanding legal alternatives

With nursing home costs topping $100,000 per year it’s no wonder seniors need Medical Assistance or Medicaid when they hit a major health crisis Read More »