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Grandfather Knows Best?

Elizabeth LanzhammerJuly 15, 2019
Grandparent visitation has been an evolving field of law in Wisconsin.  Under Wis. Stat. Sec. 767.43, certain persons may petition...

Do We Have to Pay Our Computer Programmers Overtime?

Heath StrakaJuly 8, 2019
Certain classes of highly skilled workers in our economy are exempt from having to be paid overtime. This article focuses...

DOL Proposes New Salary Threshold for White-Collar Overtime Exemption

Justin LessnerJuly 8, 2019
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed its much-awaited rule to expand overtime protections for executive,...

An Overview of ‘Donning and Doffing’ in Wisconsin

Jennifer LutherJuly 1, 2019
It’s officially spring. This time of year, we doff our winter gear and eagerly don sunglasses and spring jackets. The...

Looking to Sell or Buy a Home in Wisconsin?

Kevin TrostJune 28, 2019
In the majority of real estate sales, a buyer is delighted to purchase a home and a seller is excited...

Domestic Abuse Injunctions: 7 Steps to Protecting Survivors and Their Pets

Morgan StippelJune 24, 2019
Many domestic abuse survivors do not know resources are available to protect their pets from their abusers. A domestic abuse...

The Business of Getting Divorced and Determining Self-Employment Income

Kathryn GriggJune 24, 2019
How are child support and spousal support calculated in Wisconsin if you are self-employed and do not receive a paycheck? ...

Natural Resources Board Approves Update to Well Code

Patrick StevensJune 11, 2019
There has been much attention recently regarding water quality.  For example, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has declared 2019 “the year...

Up in Smoke: Evaluate Your Drug Policies as Marijuana Laws Evolve

Conor LeedomJune 10, 2019
The legalization of marijuana has slowly spread throughout the United States. As of the date of this article, 10 states...