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    • State Law Preempts Municipal Property Inspection Ordinances
    • The Wisconsin Statutes now prohibit local governments from imposing or enforcing time-of-sale requirements on the sale of real estate and other local ordinances affecting real estate transactions. Because the old requirements remain on the books, and appear on the mandated offer to purchase form, lawyers must ensure buyers and sellers are on the same page.
    • Nursing Home Admission Contracts: Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
    • Nursing-home residents and their families may, by signing on the dotted line, lose their ability to take care and treatment disputes to court. The authors discuss characteristics of the typical nursing-home admission process and the enforceability of arbitration provisions in nursing-home admission agreements.
    • 100 Innovations in Law
    • When changes are necessary to better serve their clients, improve access to justice, or simply make their work easier, lawyers can be pretty progressive. These 100 technological, intellectual, and practical innovations have fundamentally changed the way law is practiced.

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  • By the Numbers: State Bar of Wisconsin Membership
  • The impact of your membership can’t be quantified – but we tried! Here are just a few of the things State Bar of Wisconsin members helped accomplish in 2015, along with some of the resources offered by the State Bar to help you succeed.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • President's Message
  • Titletown, Here We Come!
  • Join Ralph Cagle and Packer greats Le Roy Butler and Gilbert Brown at the State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference in Green Bay.
  • Final Thought
  • I’m Not Afraid of Barry Alvarez
  • Joe Forward says learning to overcome fear when facing new situations or circumstances is one of the best life skills you’ll ever develop.