This is the third and final article in a series on undue influence in Wisconsin.  The second method of challenging a will or gift made during a lifetime on grounds of undue influence, a so-called inter vivos conveyance requires that the party establish only two elements. Doing so raises a rebuttable presumption of undue influence.  […]

This is the second in a series of three articles on undue influence in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, the four elements of classic undue influence cases are susceptibility, opportunity, disposition and a coveted result. In addition to classic undue influence in Wisconsin, there is a second method of challenging a will or gift made during lifetime, […]

This is the first of a series of three articles on undue influence in Wisconsin. Unscrupulous people sometimes use undue influence to change wills and obtain gifts from the elderly, sick, or weak. Increasingly, the public has come to realize this is a form of elder abuse. Undue influence cases involve predominantly factual determinations and […]

The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) has recognized attorney Gregory S. Mager, a shareholder at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., as a Board Certified Family Law Trial Advocate. The NBTA is the first American Bar Association accredited attorney board-certifying agency in the world.  The organization certifies specialists, predicated on high standards of […]

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Attorney William Ryan Drew was honored recently by the members of the County Board for his 30 years of service to the residents of the city of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County. Mr. Drew’s commitment to the residents of Milwaukee County began in 1985 when he recommended the creation of the Research Park and served on […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing is pleased to be selected for inclusion in the 2015 Super Lawyers Business Edition. The Top firms were chosen based on the number of attorneys within the firm who were selected to the 2014 or 2015 Super Lawyers list in business practice areas, as well as a combination of […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is proud to announce that the following sixteen attorneys were selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list, which is limited to 5% of all Wisconsin attorneys, as published in the December 2015 Edition of Milwaukee Magazine and the Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine: Douglas P. Dehler James G. […]

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On October 7, 2015, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. hosted a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled “Hot Legal Topics for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners” focusing on legal issues of interest to Wisconsin small firm and solo practice attorneys. Over 50 attorneys attended the event. The firm’s Managing Shareholder, Dean Laing, presided over […]