Probate is the legal process during which a court oversees the collection and transfer of a person’s assets upon his or her death. In general, the probate process includes filing a will, appointing a personal representative, inventorying the decedent’s assets, paying the decedent’s debts, filing taxes, and distributing the balance of the estate according to […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Should a Contractor Stop Work Due to Nonpayment? How a Trust Can Provide Asset Protection for Your Children Wisconsin Will Not Tax Forgiven Paycheck Protection Program Loans When Are My Employees Entitled to Leave under the FFCRA because their Children are Home from School or Daycare? Firm News: Firm Welcomes New Attorney […]

Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings. This Emergency Order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 and will expire on September 28, 2020, unless there is a subsequent superseding emergency order. The Emergency Order applies to all individuals […]

Welcome to the first edition of the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing Health Care Law Advisor. We have created this blog as an informational and educational resource for our clients and contacts. The health care industry changes often and quickly, and we seek to help keep you apprised of important legal developments in the […]

After months of delay trying to address COVID-19 issues, the 2020 Major League Baseball (“MLB”) season finally opened Thursday night with the New York Yankees defeating the Washington Nationals, 4-1, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pulling away from the San Francisco Giants for an 8-1 victory. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this season – assuming […]

Recently, the Merit Shop Contractor magazine featured an article by Attorney Steve Slawinski entitled “Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration in Today’s Construction World.” In this article, Attorney Slawinski describes and explains mediation and arbitration, detailing the differences between the two and ultimately how they work. Read the full article here.

With the ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction lien rights have become more vital than ever to businesses in the construction industry. To help navigate through this topic, Attorney Steve Slawinski recently authored an article entitled “101: Wisconsin’s Construction Lien Law,” which appeared in the State Bar of Wisconsin Construction Blog. In the […]

(Part II) Objectives of the Succession Plan In our last article we discussed why a well-constructed succession plan is necessary. In this article, we review the essential objectives the plan needs to address. The objectives of succession planning and the methods used to accomplish these objectives are varied, but include the following: MAXIMIZE THE VALUE […]

Recognizing the need to help clarify some of the potential questions posed from the new law, Attorneys Britany Morrison and Ryan Onosko recently presented an informational webinar entitled, “PPP Rules Under the New Flexibility Act & Loan Forgiveness FAQS.” In the webinar they discuss the new rules under the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of […]

Attorney Kelly Kuglitsch has been elected to a two-year term of Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Wisconsin Taxation Section. Her term will begin on July 1, 2020 and end on June 30, 2022. Originally elected to the Taxation Section Board in 2015, she served previously as a Director, the […]

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