Attorney Erica N. Reib was recently reelected to the Board of the Labor and Employment Section of the State Bar for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2022, making this her third term in a row. The State Bar of Wisconsin provides opportunities for lawyers to work on issues that matter to them and the […]

We are often asked, “What is an estate plan?” An estate plan can mean different things depending on your unique personal and financial situation. We structure your estate plan based on many things, such as whether you are single, married, or divorced; whom you want your estate to pass to upon your death; and the […]

Attorney Jessica K. Haskell has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2022. The Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Section seeks to inform its members about developments in bankruptcy and collection law and to […]

An irrevocable income-only trust can be an indispensable tool when planning for retirement and long-term care expenses. It’s important to know how these trusts work, how they help you qualify for Medicaid, and how to set one up. What Are Irrevocable Income-Only Trusts? Irrevocable income-only trusts are used for Medicaid planning. They are a type […]

Attorney Ryan J. Riebe, a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, has joined the Litigation Practice Group of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C.  Ryan has experience counseling individuals and businesses in a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts and in mediation and arbitration. He is licensed to practice […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: The Great Wealth Transfer and Its Implications on Estate, Trust, and Probate Litigation Setting in Place an Exit Strategy When the Time Comes and Minimizing the Potential for Conflict Union Organization Is on the Rise Firm News: OCHDL Welcomes Attorney Nicole Beitzinger Trevor Lippman Leads Effort to Secure $5.4 Million Settlement in […]

Recently, it seems like the stars have aligned in favor of unions. When President Biden was elected in 2020, a part of his workplace initiatives included the promotion of collective bargaining and the protection of employees’ rights to join and form unions. Then, a global pandemic struck, which made many employees reconsider and question their […]

The filing deadline to submit 2021 tax returns or an extension to file and pay tax owed is Monday, April 18, 2022. By law, Washington, D.C., holidays impact tax deadlines for everyone in the same way federal holidays do. The due date is April 18, instead of April 15, because of the Emancipation Day holiday […]

In our last article, we reviewed why creating a buy-sell agreement can protect the owners of a company and help guide the process of a business succession plan. In this post, we will review how to create an exit strategy and minimize conflict when it comes time to begin to transfer the business. PART 2 […]

On August 14, 1945, Life magazine photojournalist, Alfred Eisenstaedt, captured the spirit of the nation in his photo of a sailor embracing a nurse in New York’s Times Square. It was the end of World War II, and America was at the top of its game. Although the US had been late to enter the […]

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