Archive: September 2012

Think Before You Prenup

Published: Thursday, September 27th, 2012

If you are considering a prenup in Wisconsin, talk to a lawyer who practices both estate planning and family law – or two lawyers, one in each field.

Disability Payments, a Bitter Ex and Lessons Learned

Published: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Some times the lessons from caselaw could not be more obvious. A recent decision from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals provides such a teachable moment.

Ex-Guv’s Son Gets Pass on OWI

Published: Friday, September 14th, 2012

Unless something is wrong with the reported story about the arrest of Gus Doyle for OWI, the only reason for the court to dismiss would be the defendant’s father.

The Case for Televised Oral Arguments

Published: Monday, September 10th, 2012

Given the low perception in which lawyers and the legal system are held by the general public, it is absurd that most trials can be televised but oral arguments before most appellate courts cannot.

Retirement vs. Disability

Published: Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals’ decision in Dickau is the second appellate case dealing with the interrelationship between retirement and disability.