What Do You Do if You Realize an Asset Was Not Included in Your Divorce Settlement Agreement?

After your divorce, if you realize a divorce asset was not included in your settlement agreement, you can make a request to the court to re-open your case. However, such a request is only granted in limited circumstances. You also want to avoid the emotional toll of going through the divorce process a second time. To ensure mistakes like these do not […]

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Disorderly Conduct in Wisconsin

Under the Wisconsin Statutes, disorderly conduct is defined as, “abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud and/or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances that tend to cause a disturbance”. Although jail sentences resulting from disorderly conduct charges are rare, the involvement of legal counsel still proves paramount. You must take all measures available, to avoid having a […]

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Truck Crash Personal Injury Cases

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), “most deaths in large truck crashes are passenger vehicle occupants.” When individuals travel in small vehicles, a crash with a truck can prove tragic. Due to the fact that trucks typically way 20-30 times more than passenger vehicles, crashes can result in trucks overriding these smaller […]

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Tips on Celebrating Your Life Amid the Divorce Process

Divorce poses as an extremely stressful life event. However, there are surely still ways you can celebrate certain facets of your life throughout the process. Learn the ways you can celebrate as you maneuver the divorce process here. For calm guidance through complex family law situations, contact Sparr, Belville & Brown, LLC. Our attorneys will […]

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Can You Change a Child Support Order in Wisconsin?

A motion can be filed for child support to be modified if there is a substantial change in circumstances. According to Wisconsin family courts, the following can be considered as a significant change: change in your income, the income of the recipient, or the needs of the child.  If a significant change has recently occurred […]

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What Are the Three Standard Field Sobriety Tests?

When it comes to establishing probable cause for an arrest during a traffic stop, police often use field sobriety tests. The three standard field sobriety tests are the horizontal gaze nystagmus, the one-leg stand and the walk-and-turn tests. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) however, these tests do not prove one hundred percent accurate. This remains […]

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What You Should and Should Not Say to Your Insurance Company Following a Car Accident

When you talk to your insurance company after a car accident, there are certain things you should and should not say. Being aware of what to say will lead to greater assistance from your insurance company.  Ultimately however, true success in these discussions will not occur without the aid of an experienced personal injury attorney. […]

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Dealing with a Divorce When Your Spouse Has a Mental Illness

Divorce is stressful enough. When divorcing someone who has a mental illness however, the process becomes even more taxing. Whether it is incompetence, a character disorder such as intense narcissism or any other mental illness, reaching an agreement becomes more difficult if your spouse is not mentally sound. Here are some tips for dealing with […]

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Domestic Abuse Charges in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, a crime of domestic abuse is committed when pain, injury or fear is inflicted, or when sexual assault occurs. Under Wisconsin law, you are considered a repeat domestic abuser if you commit another act of domestic abuse within 72 hours of being arrested for an act of domestic abuse. Another instance that constitutes […]

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Drug Crimes Are Not Prosecuted Lightly in Wisconsin

Under Wisconsin law, solely the possession of marijuana will lead to a misdemeanor charge. A subsequent offense will lead to a felony charge. Despite the fact that marijuana has become legal in numerous states, Wisconsin continues to fervently prosecute drug crimes.  If you have been charged with a drug crime, you have the right to […]

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