New Federal Tax Law Will Have Substantial Impact on Divorces in Wisconsin

Categories: divorce

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made sweeping changes to the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. While many of these changes have garnered significant publicity, many others have flown under the radar. Falling into this latter category are a number of changes that have the potential to significantly impact the divorce process in Wisconsin….

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6 Key Commercial Lease Terms for Small Business Owners

Categories: real estate

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As a small business owner, entering into a lease for a retail storefront, commercial office, storage warehouse, or workshop can be an exciting time. Whether you are expanding out of your home or getting ready to reveal your business to the public, acquiring your own space represents a commitment to the business as well as…

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Are You Eligible to File for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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If you are considering filing for bankruptcy as an individual, you have two primary options under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code: (i) you can file under Chapter 7; or (ii) you can file under Chapter 13. While each form of bankruptcy offers its own benefits and drawbacks, many people focus on Chapter 7, at least initially….

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What Am I Allowed to Own after Bankruptcy?

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There are many common misconceptions about bankruptcy. One of these misconceptions is that filing for bankruptcy means giving up everything you own. While it is true that filing for certain types of bankruptcies will trigger an obligation to sell some of your property, the bankruptcy process is not designed to leave you without any assets…

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When Can You Take Legal Action for Injuries That Occur to Children in Youth Sports?

Categories: personal injury

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Youth sports are among the leading causes of traumatic injuries during childhood. According to research, children participating in youth sports experience an estimated 3.5 million injuries “which cause some loss of time of participation” each year, and almost one third of all childhood injuries are sports-related. If your child has been injured while participating in…

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What Documents or Information Do I Need before Filing for Bankruptcy?

Categories: bankruptcy

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If you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy, one of the first steps in the process will be to gather the documents and information you need in order to file. This information will also be useful for your initial bankruptcy consultation as your attorney will want to independently assess your eligibility and advise…

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How Does Child Support Get Determined in a Divorce?

Categories: divorce

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When you go through a divorce with children in Wisconsin, you can expect child support to play a role in the process. Both parents have a legal obligation to provide financial support for their children under Wisconsin law. As a general rule, the parent with primary physical placement after a divorce will be entitled to…

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