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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Been in a bar fight? Here’s a look at disorderly conduct charges

ave you had an innocent night of fun turn into some sort of altercation, whether at a bar, club, or other social gathering? These disputes are rather common, and a lot of times alcohol is involved. Although many of these altercations result without anything more than words being exchanged, others end up with the police […]

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Untreated medical conditions can cause serious truck accidents

When you’re commuting to work, a social gathering, or simply running an errand, the other motorists on the road are driving safely, right? Probably not. At least not all of them. Far too many motorists are distracted, drowsy, or drunk. This can leave you susceptible to being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident that […]

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Fatal motor vehicle accident occurs in Racine County

Winter weather has always been a factor in car accidents that occur in Wisconsin, and that is never going to change. But, no matter how well Wisconsin residents learn to drive in bad weather, each year fatal car accidents occur during the winter months. For example, a recent news report detailed a head-on collision that […]

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Jury holds that car defect caused serious injuries

When a serious car accident occurs, the people involved can suffer severe injuries in a number of ways. Traditionally, our readers would be correct to believe that, in most cases, the other party that caused the wreck – a drunk or distracted driver, etc. – would be the party to be held liable for the […]

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News report says Wisconsin DUI law has a “loophole”

Our readers in Wisconsin likely know that one of the potential penalties for a drunk driving conviction is a court-order to have an “ignition interlock device” installed in any vehicle the offender might drive, once the person’s driver’s license is re-instated. For those who do not know, an ignition interlock device, or “IID” for short, […]

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Should you keep your house when going through a divorce?

When Wisconsin residents are going through a divorce, one of the biggest questions to answer is oftentimes whether or not one of the spouses should keep the family home as the divorce is concluded. This is a significant issue because, for most couples, the family home is the most significant financial asset they own. So, […]

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What do Wisconsin residents need to know about “gray divorce”?

Any divorcing couple in Wisconsin will have a wide range of issues to address in the legal case, including: child custody, child support, property division and alimony, among others. While the facts of any given divorce case vary greatly depending on the couple, the legal process that must be accomplished to end the marriage is […]

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Consider your debts when you are getting a divorce

Making the decision to get a divorce is a difficult one, but it is a decision that thousands of Wisconsin residents make each year. The marriage could have lasted only a few short years, or maybe even decades, but in each couple’s situation there are a number of factors to consider before ultimately filing the […]

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