Family Law Section Blog
Clan Mediation and Divorce within the Hmong Community
In the Hmong community, mediation in divorce cases includes participation by clan leaders in addition to the parties. Chue Xiong discusses the importance of clan mediation for Hmong clients, and why it is important that attorneys participate.
Ripe for Abuse: How Joint Accounts Thwart Estate Plans
Joint accounts at financial institutions might be used to transfer assets at death in ways that account creators did not intend. Learn how to determine whether a joint account holder interfered with a decedent's estate planning goals by inappropriate use of the joint account.
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Supreme Court Digest
In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).
Court of Appeals Digest
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.
The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, provides discipline summaries for educational purposes.
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