Establishing negligence in Wisconsin MVA suits

Many Wisconsin car accidents occur due to the negligence of one or both drivers. If you were involved in an accident, you may be able to recover damages to cover medical expenses and other accident-related costs by filing a negligence claim against the other driver. The Elements of Negligence When you file a negligence lawsuit […]

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Property division in a Wisconsin divorce

If you and your spouse have decided to get a divorce, you may be wondering how your property and assets will be divided. Wisconsin is one of nine states that follow community property laws to divide up marital property in a divorce. Under these laws, the court will divide your marital property and any marital […]

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When are ignition interlock devices ordered for drivers?

An ignition interlock device is a mechanism that an individual may be required to install in their vehicle if they are convicted of a drunk driving charge. Wisconsin recognizes several different situations from which ignition interlock device orders may arise. While many individuals may have heard of these devices, not everyone may understand what the […]

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Four child support myths you should know about

If you discuss the topic of child support with five different people, you will very likely receive five completely different sets of opinions and “facts.” Everyone seems to have their own interpretation of laws when it comes to paying these debts, and quite frankly, most are incorrect. Here, we debunk four common child support myths. […]

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Many Situations Can Lead to Distracted Driving

Learning to drive can be an overwhelming process for a Wisconsin teen, but by the time a person reaches adulthood, they may not think much about climbing into their car and starting up the engine. Undoubtedly, experience can make a driver more comfortable behind the wheel of their car, but no driver should ever deprioritize […]

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Making the tough decision to get a divorce

Many Wisconsin residents make tough decisions every day, but not life-changing ones. The decision about whether or not to get a divorce can be one of the most difficult decisions a person will ever make. After all, no one gets married with the idea that a divorce may be down the line. For those who […]

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Overview of Wisconsin’s penalties for OWI

People in Oshkosh and throughout the Fox Valley area probably dread getting pulled over by local police, especially after they have been out with friends or recently enjoyed a family or social gathering. They may well know that a drunk driving charge, called an OWI in Wisconsin, can carry some serious penalties. First-time offense Even […]

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Wisconsin is a ‘strict liability’ state for dog bite injuries

Dogs are considered some of the most loyal and loving creatures on earth. Just ask any dog owner in the state of Wisconsin. While we’d like to think that man’s best friend would never harm a fly, some dogs can act aggressively when provoked. In some cases, the dog may attack a person with their […]

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The benefits of divorce mediation in Wisconsin

Ending a marriage is almost never accomplished without high levels of emotional turmoil and expense. In the last twenty years, the Wisconsin bar and judicial system have developed an alternative process that may significantly reduce both the emotional and monetary cost of a divorce. The process is called “divorce mediation.” Wisconsin has two types of […]

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When is ignition interlock required after an OWI?

People in Wisconsin drive their vehicles every day in order to get to where they need to go each day. While people take this for granted, being able to legally drive is considered a privilege and people need to follow the rules if they want to maintain their privilege to drive. If they do not […]

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