Wisconsin Lawyer

State Bar of Wisconsin

Sign In

Top Link Bar

    Wisconsin LawyerWisconsin Lawyer

News & Pubs Search



    • Main Street Meets Wall Street: The Mortgage Meltdown
    • Although Wisconsin’s housing market did not overheat in recent years as the housing markets did in California, Nevada, and other areas, it is a mistake to view the meltdown and related mortgage foreclosures as someone else’s problem. The authors explain the factors on Main Street and Wall Street that led to the subprime mortgage meltdown and survey the resulting litigation fallout in Wisconsin and elsewhere.
    • Advising Clients Facing Foreclosure
    • When the American dream of home ownership turns into a financial nightmare, the realities of foreclosure can intersect with many legal practice areas, including bankruptcy, family law, probate, employment law, worker’s compensation, business law, and real estate and property law. Lawyers who understand the foreclosure process can help clients facing difficult circumstances.
    • Writer Beware: Spotting the Publishing Scam
    • Scam publishers and their bogus publishing contracts feed on the dreams of would-be authors. If you're representing an author - or even yourself - learn how to spot and steer clear of a publishing scam.
    • Time Runs Out on Wisconsin's Estate Tax
    • You’ve heard the old saw – the only things certain in life are death and taxes. But at midnight on Dec. 31, 2007, Wisconsin will have no estate tax for the first time in more than 100 years, and this will remain the situation until the Wisconsin Legislature acts to reinstate it.