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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!
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.
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And Then There Were Five
With Governor Doyle's signing of the 2007-09 state budget bill, Wisconsin joins 44 other states that provide state funding for direct legal services for low-income people.
Listening to Members, Defending the Rule of Law
One of the most important things a bar president can do is to visit with members and listen to members' concerns about the issues that affect them. Another important thing is to use the office of president to defend the rule of law - around the world and at home.
What are the trust account recordkeeping requirements?
SCR 20.1.15, entitled "Recordkeeping Requirements for Trust Accounts," specifies what records lawyers must keep for the different types of trust accounts.
State Budget Provisions of Interest to Lawyers
Items of special interest to lawyers in the 2007-09 state budget include increased funding for civil legal needs, state public defender costs, and court interpreter reimbursement, among other provisions.
Blogging in Today's Electronic Age
Blogging may be a useful communication tool for law firms, but if you blog, proceed with caution, because you risk creating an attorney-client relationship and giving legal advice - both no-nos in this electronic age.
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