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    • May
      14
      2021
      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.

    • May
      14
      2021

      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.

    • May
      14
      2021

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    • May
      14
      2021

      Briefly

      Interesting facts, trends, tips, bits and bytes in the news.

    • May
      14
      2021

      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).

    • May
      14
      2021

      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.

    • May
      14
      2021

      Lawyer Discipline

      The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, provides discipline summaries for educational purposes.

    • May
      14
      2021

      Members Only

      Who's become a partner, changed firms, received an award, and more.

    • May
      13
      2021
      Construction & Public Contract Law Section Blog

      The Pitfalls of Partial Construction Lien Waivers

      A recent ruling provides a hard lesson for contractors about partial lien waivers. James Thiel discusses the case and the ruling, and the lesson learned.

    • May
      13
      2021
      Environmental Law Section Blog

      New Prospects for Carbon Farming Lead Stakeholders to Common Ground

      Carbon farming ideas and infrastructure are cropping up at the state and federal level. Jane Landretti discusses how policies and private interests are sowing seeds for infrastructure that could transform how we think about incentives for agricultural practices that promote cover crops and healthy soils.


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