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Attention State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE books purchasers:
Due to a change in our inventory system, between 8/19 at 3 p.m. and 8/31, the State Bar will be unable to ship printed books and supplements or fulfill walk-in orders. You may still place orders during this time, which will ship on 9/1. Other product orders will ship normally. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Whether you deal with worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or fair employment laws, the 2016 Wisconsin Employment Law Codebook is your one-stop-shop for all the statutes and regulations governing employment law in Wisconsin.
Involved in a guardianship, mental health, or probate case? The Judicial Benchbook: Probate contains the procedures, rules, and case law you need to know. Now available as a new 5th edition. Order now!
Quickly find case law to bolster your arguments. Family Law Casenotes and Quotes is a handy compilation of family law cases since 1977. It's updated 3 times a year so you always have the most up-to-date info. The July 2016 supplement includes three new casenotes and two revised casenotes. Order your copy today!
Navigate the complexities of child cases with the newly updated WI 2016 Children's Code and Juvenile Justice Code 2016. Keep the latest statutes at your fingertips - buy your copy today!
Confidently advise your business clients in a variety of situations with Business Litigation in Wisconsin. The newly revised 2nd edition includes the latest court decisions and legal developments impacting your clients. Order now!
Landlord-tenant law: Rights, remedies, and changes under new Act 143
April 4, 2012 – A new landlord-tenant bill was recently signed into law, making significant changes and creating some confusion as to the ultimate impact on landlords and tenants. In this article, Milwaukee attorney Tristan Pettit explains the bill's major changes.
Juvenile law: Crime sparks expanded access to juvenile records
April 4, 2012 – With support from the State Bar's Children and the Law Section, a bill expanding access to juvenile records recently passed the Wisconsin Legislature. In this article, Milwaukee Assistant District Attorney Mary M. Sowinski explains why the change was encouraged, and what it does.
Ineffective counsel: High court allows heightened scrutiny of plea bargaining process
April 4, 2012 – Two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions mean that criminal defendants can challenge the plea bargaining process on the grounds that their lawyer was ineffective. In this article, criminal defense lawyer Brian Kinstler discusses the impact.
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Dealing with a nuisance? Municipal lawyer offers tips to resolve ordinance violations
April 4, 2012 – In this video, Fond du Lac attorney Matthew Parmentier gives advice to municipalities and municipal lawyers dealing with potential nuisance ordinance violations. Specifically, he discusses initial review of the case, client preparation, prosecuting and settling cases, and enforcing judgments once obtained.
Meet the candidates for 2012 State Bar elections
New! April 11 Breakfast & Business is statewide webcast
April 16 National Health Care Decisions Day brings home advance planning, client guide gives lawyers a tool for discussions
Drafter's Guide to Wisconsin Condominium Documents
Out of your area of expertise? Hundreds of lawyers are a phone call away
Contentious legislative session comes to an end
Legislature passes bill allowing hearsay to overcome probable cause standard (UPDATE)
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Need a legal classic? Try the Web for historical research
New criminal mandatory court forms effective March 9
Federal court sides with public unions on recertification and dues collection issues
State supreme court restricts misnomer excuse at summons and complaint stage
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