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Landlords and liability

Under the law, landlords may, in fact, be held responsible for injuries or other harm from criminal behavior that happens on a rental property, such as an apartment building or a 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 »


Estate planning for blended families

If you are in a blended family, you may need to take extra steps when estate planning. Working with a trusted estate planning attorney can give you the peace of mind that you've taken proper legal steps to ensure your estate will be settled as you want it to be Read More »


When is my child old enough to stay home alone?

When is my child old enough to stay home alone? As another school year comes to a close, many parents will grapple with the question of when they can leave their children home alone. 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 »


5 Ways a Wisconsin real estate lawyer can save you money and more

A real estate attorney can help you sidestep the numerous potential pitfalls in a property purchase as well as save you money. 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 »


In the case of neighbors vs. trees

Frustrated with a neighbor's branches in your yard, worried about a tree's overreach, or wondering who's responsible for trees on the property line? The fact is trees lead to disagreements between neighbors Read More »


Keith Belzer joins Johns, Flaherty & Collins law firm

Criminal defense attorney Keith R. Belzer has joined the Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, law firm. Belzer has been... Read More »


What to do with spam calls in Wisconsin

Spam calls can be one of life's great annoyances. The good news is the law offers some protection from these annoyances. Read More »


Looking to rent vacation space on Airbnb? Here's what you need to know on the legal side

Property owners & tenants are renting their apartments, homes & other spaces to people in need of lodging. Before you book consider these legal issues Read More »


Understanding workers' compensation in Wisconsin

What happens when your employer and doctor disagree about your readiness to return to work? Read More »