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Bi-Weekly Newsletter of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Oct 20, 2010
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Streamline your family law cases with the forms, checklists, and other helpful tools you'll find in Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedures Handbook. Plus, it's updated for 2016 to keep you current. Order yours today!
Fail to follow civil procedure and your case could be lost before it even gets to trial. Wisconsin Civil Procedure Before Trial is your guide to successfully navigating the complex rules governing litigation. It's updated for 2016 so you'll have the latest case law to reference. Get yours now!
Work wonders in your next worker's comp case with the newly updated Worker's Compensation Handbook. It thoroughly explains the fundamentals of worker's comp law and practice. Plus, get insights into common and not-so-common scenarios. Order yours today!
Learn the nuts and bolts of more effective criminal defense strategies with the WI Criminal Defense Manual. It's newly updated for 2016-2017 with key legal developments impacting this practice area. Order yours today!
Keeping your civil case on the right track is easy with the newly updated WI Judicial Benchbook: Civil. Find clearly-outlined processes for common procedures such as filing motions, selecting a jury, and presenting witnesses. Plus, get insight into specialized actions. Order now!
Is support different in high-income cases? A discussion of
Oct. 20, 2010 — For years, family lawyers have discussed whether child support and maintenance are evaluated differently in high-income cases. Several recent cases indicate that attorneys should be cautious in assuming that the rules are different in high-income cases, according to authors Margaret Hickey and Megann Senfleben.
The new practitioner: Attorneys offer advice on starting, building, and maintaining a successful practice
Oct. 20, 2010 — In tough economic times, more new lawyers are "hanging a shingle" or taking project work on a solo basis. Going it alone can be a daunting endeavor, but Ethics Counsel Tim Pierce and experienced solo practitioner Eric Raskopf have some advice for avoiding common practice mistakes.
The changing landscape of Wisconsin search and seizure law: Defense and prosecutor perspectives
Oct. 20, 2010 — This last term, the Wisconsin Supreme Court rendered some important decisions that change the landscape of search and seizure law under the Fourth Amendment. David Perlman, assistant attorney general for the Wisconsin Department of Justice, and Kathleen Pakes, legal counsel for the State Public Defender, discuss the impact of those cases.
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Annual review: Don't miss these recent significant court decisions
Oct. 20, 2010 — In this video, Beth Ermatinger Hanan and Michael B. Brennan discuss their top picks in an annual review of recent Wisconsin Supreme Court and Wisconsin federal court decisions.
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Half off convenient, portable, up-to-date, 2010 PINNACLE codebook series
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Boscobel prison inmates learn civic skills through State Bar-sponsored Project Citizen program
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