Four child support myths you should know about

If you discuss the topic of child support with five different people, you will very likely receive five completely different sets of opinions and “facts.” Everyone seems to have their own interpretation of laws when it comes to paying these debts, and quite frankly, most are incorrect. Here, we debunk four common child support myths. […]

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The benefits of divorce mediation in Wisconsin

Ending a marriage is almost never accomplished without high levels of emotional turmoil and expense. In the last twenty years, the Wisconsin bar and judicial system have developed an alternative process that may significantly reduce both the emotional and monetary cost of a divorce. The process is called “divorce mediation.” Wisconsin has two types of […]

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What are the signs of nursing home elder abuse?

Senior citizens in nursing homes should be able to relax and know that they are in good hands. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and the nursing home staff may abuse your loved one. It can be hard to determine the exact number of elder abuse cases each year because many cases go unreported. […]

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Tips to prevent motorcycle injuries

Riding a motorcycle can be a very satisfying experience. The freedom on the road is something you can only get from riding a bike. That said, it can also be an extremely dangerous activity if you do not take the proper precautions. Motorcycle deaths have dropped in recent years, but they still significantly outweigh the […]

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I got into a bar fight. Am I going to jail?

Wisconsin is no stranger to its love for celebration. Oftentimes, college students and sports fans find themselves in a bar scuffle, turned brawl after consuming too many drinks. One of the most common questions people ask is whether a bar fight will land them in jail. What people need to know is that it all […]

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When is it time to replace your child’s car seat?

With all of the cute toys, blankets and tiny little straps, you might be a little bit attached to your baby’s first car seat. Or maybe you are sick and tired of lugging it around and can’t wait for your child to ride on their own. Whether you are looking forward to moving on to […]

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Beware of BUI laws in Wisconsin

Everyone knows that it is illegal to drink and drive. However, did you also know it is illegal to drink and drive a boat? Operating a boat while intoxicated (BWI) is unlawful in the state of Wisconsin. Alcohol the number one cause of boating-related deaths. In 2017, there were over 100 fatalities in boating accidents […]

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How to avoid getting bitten by a dog this holiday season

The holiday season can be stressful for people and their pets, and the stress of holiday events can cause even well-behaved dogs to lash out. Most dog bites happen to people who are already familiar with the dog, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although many people are used to being around […]

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Everyone has a role in reducing motorcycle crash rates

Collisions involving motorcycles result in some of the most catastrophic injuries on Wisconsin’s roads. Motorcyclists tend to be at an increased risk of injury or death due to the high levels of exposure and added risk factors associated with riding these two or three-wheeled vehicles. Motorcyclists and their passengers know the increased dangers that come […]

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Sauk County case serves as reminder to watch for elder abuse

You did your homework and selected the best possible nursing home for your parent. By all available accounting, the residents of the home you selected were receiving good care. Despite best efforts, one out of every ten elderly residents will experience elder abuse. As if that number weren’t high enough already, there is concern that […]

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