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The statutes concerning automobile insurance have seesawed during the past few years. A new law, effective Nov. 1, creates more restrictions to recovery. To competently represent car owners and anyone who could be injured in an accident, attorneys need to understand the new law.
Wisconsin's new power of attorney for finances provides more guidance for agents and protection for principals. Still, some uncertainties remain as to the meaning and effect of the law that created the new POA.
The IRS has had some success persuading courts to limit the application of the attorney work-product doctrine forcing disclosure of work product – including an attorney's mental impressions – in certain situations. If the IRS can make inroads, other agencies or private parties may follow.

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In this video, Jay Miller explains how the IRS is threatening the attorney work-product doctrine and why all attorneys should care.

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