Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Top 10 Estate Planning Myths

We busted the biggest estate planning myths so you can be sure you’re making the best decisions when making an estate plan.

IRA Beneficiary FAQ

We answered all of the most common questions about protecting your IRA after you pass. Make sure you choose the right beneficiary to continue growth.

Are You Prepared to Deal With Your Parents’ Infirmities of Age?

Make sure you have proper authority and prepare for the worst when a parent or loved one becomes greatly ill.

I Was Called to be a Witness – Now What?

Giving testimony as a witness is seen as one of the most nerve-wracking experiences in the legal realm. Here’s what you should know.

What Should You Expect From an Attorney?

Ultimately, you want an attorney you can trust with the biggest problems in your life. Here’s what to look for and expect.

Speak Truth or No Speak

When you are questioned by the authorities, should you answer the questions or exercise your constitutional right to silence?

Protecting Homeowners With Remodeling Projects

How to properly construct a contract between a home owner and the contractor before work begins and transactions are made.

A Mother’s Foresight

How to prepare for our elder loved ones as they age and begin to require care as they once cared for us.

Foreclosure Mediation

Before homeowners give up, they should exhaust all options out there to attempt to renegotiate, modify or restructure their home loans.

Tenant’s Abandoned Property

With the signing into law of 2011 Wisconsin Act 143, a landlord’s obligations with regard to a tenant’s abandoned property has just gotten much easier.

Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Traffic Ticket?

Whatever the offense, an attorney can give you peace of mind by analyzing your case and appearing for you in court so you can get back to your job, your family, and your passions.

Accused? Usually, it’s Right and a Right to Remain Silent

The right to remain silent is a cherished part of our legal system. It is there to protect you. Don’t be hesitant to use it.

Just What Are Your Constitutional Rights?

Knowing the rights given to you through the U.S Constitution will help you better protect yourself against being taken advantage of.

How To Collect a Debt

It is best to resolve payments by coming to a voluntary agreement with the other party. if that doesn’t work, you will need to go to court.

Common Divorce Questions

Answers to common divorce questions based on Wisconsin law.

In a Divorce, Who Gets the Kids?

We encourage parents to rise to the occasion of formulating their own placement schedule to avoid costs, delays and heartaches!

Estate Planning for Couples in a Second Marriage

It’s important to develop an estate plan if you have children, have gone through a divorce and subsequent remarriage.

After a Motor Vehicle Accident, Protect Your Rights!

What to do if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident and how to protect your rights.

Who Really Needs a PreNup?

Does a prenup set up the marriage to fail? or Doesn’t a prenup mean that we’re planning that there will be a divorce? – Absolutely not.

Advanced Planning Gives Peace of Mind Against the Unpredictable and Unexpected

In estate planning, clients specify how to distribute their assets upon their demise, and to plan ahead should a time arise when they are unable to make their own decisions.

Divorce Will Affect Your Estate Plan

Because divorce can be so traumatic, many people overlook its ramifications on their estate plan. Don’t do that. Be sure to review your estate plan.

Try As Hard to Save Your Home as You Did When You Bought It.

If you’re facing financial difficulties and your home is at risk, you need to know available options to deal with a delinquent payments and foreclosure.

Boundary Disputes

“My neighbor found out my driveway is partially on his property, so he put a up a fence down the middle of it.” (True story.)

Do you have a will?

Three reasons why everyone should have a will and common excuses as to why most don’t.

Do I Need a Lawyer If I Am Contemplating a Divorce?

Anyone seeking a divorce or anyone recently served with a Summons and Petition for Divorce should seek legal counsel.

Have You Checked Your Employment Record?

Many people do not realize that they have rights when applying for a job and they also have rights after employment has ended.

Get It in Writing

Not all problems can be avoided, even with a written agreement. However, you can drastically reduce the possibilities by getting it in writing.