If you are upset or disagree with the provisions of a will, you may be wondering if you should challenge it. In this article, we discuss a few grounds for challenging a will and what may happen if your challenge is successful. A will may be challenged for several reasons. However, being upset or disagreeing […]

In this, the latest installment in our series discussing the Biden Administration’s workplace initiatives, we will now consider the potential impact on employment discrimination laws. At the moment, there are two main legislative actions underway in Congress, and President Biden has lent his support to both these initiatives, as well as other proposals that would […]

Attorneys Christa Wittenberg and Dean Laing authored an article in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “A Litigation’s Reprise: Strategies for Requesting Attorney Fees.” Their article discusses strategy considerations for litigants requesting attorneys’ fees (or objecting to requests for attorneys’ fees) after the merits of the case have been resolved. As noted in the article, sometimes disputes […]

The increase in the use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new business ventures among medical practices, technology companies and sometimes also venture capitalists.  The relationship between and among the medical practice, the technology component and the financiers must be carefully structured to comply with federal and state law.  If structured […]

Recently, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC of Wisconsin) featured Attorney Joseph Gumina’s article entitled “Encouraging Rather Than Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations May Be An Employer’s Best Option”. In this article, Attorney Gumina discusses some of the challenges employers may face with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and suggests alternative options for employers to consider. […]

In our series discussing the new workplace initiatives under the Biden Administration, we will next address the Biden Administration’s desire to make significant changes in National Labor Relation Board (“NLRB”’ or “Board”) policy and to roll back the labor law precedent of the Trump Administration’s NLRB.  The Biden Administration’s labor policy through the NLRB will […]

In this installment of our series discussing the new workplace initiatives under the Biden Administration, we will discuss wage and hour issues that employers should prepare for, including an increased federal minimum wage, updated enforcement priorities, and the proposed Paycheck Fairness Act. Minimum Wage The federal minimum wage was last increased in 2009. Since then, […]

Attorneys Marguerite Hammes and Grant Killoran authored an article in the February, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “COVID-19 Vaccination: Legal Landscape & Challenges.” Their article analyzes the authority of Wisconsin public health officials regarding mass vaccination for COVID-19 and the circumstances under which individuals can object to vaccination requirements. Read the full […]

In our series discussing the new workplace initiatives under the Biden Administration, we will first look at the Biden Administration’s efforts on protecting worker health and safety. Simply, under the Biden Administration, employers should expect to see a more robust Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), meaning ramped-up OSHA enforcement efforts, including more workplace inspections, […]

You will experience various changes in circumstances during your life. Some of these changes will warrant updates to your estate planning documents.  Indeed, estate planning is often a lifetime process of implementing the proper legal arrangements in the event of your incapacity and upon your death. Consider updating your estate plan upon any of the […]

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