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Creditors now can declare consumers in default and repossess motorvehicles without court intervention. The enactment in April 2006 of 2005 Wis. Act 255 puts creditors firmly in the driver's seat and leaves consumers waving goodbye to their vehicles and consumer protections.
On Jan. 5, 2007, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued order 04-07 to repeal and recreate SCR Chapter 20, the Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys. Some changes to the rules simply clarify existing duties while others create new or different obligations.
Wisconsin's livestock facility siting rule provides consistency across the state for farmers seeking permits to site new or expanding livestock operations. Still, lawyers should continue to closely review locally implemented permitting programs for consistency with the new rule.

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