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Search Warrants Now Required for Blood Draws of Unconscious Drivers

Brian Hough, Erika Bierma, Nathan KollathAugust 6, 2020
On June 25, 2020, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals decided State v. Prado, which significantly changed Wisconsin’s implied consent law. ...

Wisconsin’s Mask Mandate: What Your Business Needs to Know

Dave McCormack, Emma L. FergusonJuly 31, 2020
On Thursday, July 30, Governor Evers issued Executive Order #82 declaring a public health emergency, and Emergency Order #1 requiring...

What Does the Face Covering Order Mean for Home Builders?

Robert ProcterJuly 31, 2020
What Happened? Governor Evers issued Executive Order #82 declaring a new public health emergency to address the high virus activity...

Chapter 128 is a Valuable, Though Frequently Overlooked, Tool for Creditors & Debtors

Jeremy LangeJuly 27, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is damaging businesses throughout Wisconsin, forcing many into insolvency and collapse. Navigating the pending or actual insolvency...

End of the Federal Eviction Moratorium

Kevin TrostJuly 24, 2020
In late March, the federal government enacted the CARES Act (“Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act”), which imposed a...

Milwaukee’s Mask Ordinance

Dave McCormackJuly 23, 2020
The Ordinance: On July 14, 2020, the City of Milwaukee passed an ordinance requiring the wearing of masks in the...

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation – Moving & Child Placement

Elizabeth LanzhammerJuly 20, 2020
Relocation is a common issue when dealing with divorce and paternity cases – especially with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In...

Can You Discharge an Employee on FMLA Leave When He Intends Not to Return?

Elizabeth StephensJuly 15, 2020
If an employee on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave submits a letter signaling his intent to resign at...

Coming Out of Hibernation: A Few Things to Consider When Reopening Your Business

Saul GlazerJuly 13, 2020
We have collectively gone through what we hope to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience in which many of us have been...