One of the smartest things a potential homebuyer can do in connection with the purchase of a new home is to have an inspection of the property conducted by a licensed home inspector prior to closing. Such inspections tend to be money well spent as they provide the potential homebuyer with a more detailed picture […]

On July 3, 2007 the Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued a decision in favor of OCHD’s client, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., in an appeal of a case arising out of the construction of Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. That case involved the issue of which of Mitsubishi’s insurers, Federal Insurance Company or […]

Some duplex owners have considered converting their properties into two unit condominiums, known as “twindominiums”. There are several legal steps and quite a bit of paperwork that must be completed in order to accomplish the conversion. In order to create a condominium, the owner, with the assistance of an attorney and a surveyor, must prepare […]

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (July 19, 2007) – Seth E. Dizard, a creditor’s rights attorney, has joined the Milwaukee office of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. Dizard, a graduate of Marquette University Law School, represents financial institutions, secured and unsecured corporate or individual creditors, and financially troubled corporations in both state and federal courts. He also assists […]

Wisconsin businesses, governments, and individuals who bought Microsoft software between December 7, 1993, and April 30, 2003, are entitled to receive benefits from a class action settlement with Microsoft, but they must act by June 30, 2007. Several Wisconsin plaintiffs brought lawsuits in Wisconsin courts claiming that Microsoft’s marketing practices violated Wisconsin antitrust and unfair […]

Sheboygan, Wisconsin (June 1, 2007) – Mary Lynne Donohue, a municipal, litigation, and tax attorney with the Sheboygan office of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. was recently elected President of the Board of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is dedicated to nourishing diversity and building community […]

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (May 16, 2007) – On June 7, 2007, Attorney Chad J. Richter will present “The Basics of Franchising” at a franchise seminar co-hosted by the International Franchise Association (IFA), the Milwaukee Urban League, and the Urban Entrepreneur Partnership. The seminar, to be held at Cardinal Stritch University, will focus on entrepreneurship through franchising. […]

In Wisconsin, people who are contemplating marriage or who are already married are permitted to enter into contracts with each other regarding their financial affairs to suit their needs and values and to achieve certainty, both during the marriage and in the event of a divorce. These contracts or marital property agreements are commonly known […]

On May 18, 2007, Attorney Jim DeJong will deliver a presentation on “Leading Those who do not Want to be Lead” at the CSI Management Coaching Clinic to be held from 11:30 – 4:30 at North Hills Country Club in Menomonee Falls. The clinic will focus on the development of leadership skills, both for current […]

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (April 12, 2007) – The Milwaukee law firm of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. announced today that, effective June 1, 2007, the law firm of Hopp Neumann Humke LLP will become the Sheboygan office of OCHD. A full service firm, Hopp Neumann Humke is one of Sheboygan’s oldest and largest law firms. The […]