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The 2017 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute focuses on “Evolving Issues. Informed Perspectives.” Find out what recent changes mean for you and your clients. Learn more and register here.
Easily find the statutes comprising Wisconsin’s criminal law with the Wisconsin Criminal Code and Selected Traffic Statutes book – updated for 2017 and available now!
The 2017 Wisconsin Family Code and Related Statutes and Rules book reprints Wisconsin’s Family Code, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, and more than 50 related statutes. Available now!
Starting a business in the Badger State? LLCs and LLPs: A Wisconsin Handbook is the definitive resource on these business entities. Plus, it's newly revised for 2017. Order yours today!
Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption (formerly titled Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption) now includes information on both involuntary and voluntary termination of parental rights. It has all the tools to help you ease your clients through this emotional process.
After the Split: The Marital Property Act's Effects on Debt After Marriage
The Marital Property Act extends beyond the split of assets and liabilities at divorce. Failure to know the Act's remedies and protections may expose a divorce client to liability or prevent collection of a debt that otherwise would be paid.
Family Responsibility Discrimination: Making Room at Work for Family Demands
The rise in family responsibility and caregiver discrimination claims attests to the struggle to balance family and work life amid the changing demographics of the American workplace. Because these claims likely will increase, lawyers need to recognize potential claims and advise their business clients appropriately.
FY07 State Bar Annual Report: Creating Connections: The profession, the public, the justice system
The State Bar brings attorneys together to debate differing perspectives on key issues, to discuss problems they have in common, and to devise solutions to those problems. Not only does the Bar connect members with each other, but it also links the legal profession as a whole with two key entities the profession serves: the public and the justice system.
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Leaders of State Bar committees, sections, and divisions gather to begin the critical, annual strategic planning process that will guide the Bar's work over the coming years.
What Makes this Association Great?
Volunteer involvement in the State Bar makes this a great association and earns the Bar role-model status among associations nationwide. Long-term volunteers provide continuity and experience, while newer volunteers bring a fresh perspective and additional energy. All volunteers are needed and valued.
In re Gault:
Do Its Promises Still Protect Juveniles?
Recent research into human brain development and statistics that show minority juveniles have more frequent contacts with and severe consequences in the juvenile justice system raise questions about the system's fundamental fairness.
A Webliography on Animal Law
Lawyers are encountering new and diverse legal challenges in the area of animal law, and it is now a hot topic among legal scholars. This webliography highlights some of the best Web sites to find information on rights and legal concerns surrounding animals.
What Keeps you Awake at Night?
Should I Represent Multiple Family Members in a Common Transaction?
I worry about handling transactions between a client’s family members. On the one hand, each should have his or her own attorney, but on the other hand, in most such transactions separate representation will simply cost the family more. This is especially troubling when I have represented members of a family for many years. How can I serve the family as a unit, and still protect myself and remain ethical?
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