For the second consecutive year, OCHDL proudly sponsored the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) reception at the Wisconsin Club. This was a very special year, as the humanitarian group celebrated its 10th year here in Milwaukee. As always, a very well received event and powerful message was presented. The Milwaukee chapter of CRS, which includes OCHDL Shareholder Carl […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that 18 lawyers have been named to the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the […]

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 […]

Attorney Carl Holborn gave a presentation on “The Importance of Health Care Powers of Attorney” at a seminar organized by Hospice Alliance. The presentation involved case studies on legal controversies in the Karen Ann Quinlan, Natalie Cruzan, and Terri Schaivo cases. The presentation stressed the importance of having a Health Care Power of Attorney and […]

Attorney Carl Holborn gave a presentation on Estate Planning and Other Legal Issues to third year medical residents at the Medical College of Wisconsin as part of the resident’s curriculum  in the  Department of Family and Community Medicine. Carl assists individuals, executives, professionals, and business owners with estate and business planning, as well as trust […]

Attorney Carl D. Holborn presented at the Annual Spring Estate Planning Seminar hosted by the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation on May 14, 2013.  Mr. Holborn and other panelists presented a program titled “Advising Clients in the New Era of Permanency” which discussed the highly publicized American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  The panel answered […]

Attorney Carl Holborn presented at the Financial Planning Association of Southern Wisconsin symposium titled “Planning for Change: Putting the Right Pieces Together” at the Country Springs Hotel & Conference Center in Pewaukee on October 27, 2011. Attorney Holborn discussed the importance of tax returns as a source document in the financial planning process. Two tax […]

Attorney Carl Holborn was the guest speaker on the “Business Solutions” program hosted by Diane Chamness” on Saturday, June 18, 2011 on WISN 1130 AM radio. Carl discussed several aspects of business succession planning to include: Can the business be transferred? To whom should the business be transferred? How can the business be transferred and […]