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Does an Employer Have to Pay for COVID Testing for Employees?

November 26, 2021

Employers want to keep their employees and customers safe from harm and therefore, in many cases, they have requested employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. If employees cannot receive the vaccine due to health reasons, employers may then put in place COVID restrictions such as requiring the use of face masks, keeping people at a distance from each other, and more. In addition, employers may request employees to undergo COVID testing on a regular basis. But, who pays for the testing?

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What is Marital Property in a Divorce?

November 18, 2021

Wisconsin is a community property state. This means that assets acquired while you are married are to be divided equally between spouses when the marriage ends.

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What are Easement Rights in Wisconsin?

November 11, 2021

Whether you own a home or are considering purchasing one, it is important to understand easement rights. An easement is a grant that allows another party to use someone else’s land. It is best to make sure that you understand the easements of your property before you purchase or complete construction of any type on the land.

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What Happens When You Inherit Money From a Trust?

October 29, 2021

If you are the beneficiary of money from a trust, you may wonder what happens next and what your obligations and requirements are once you receive the funds. As a beneficiary of trust funds, you do not want to make any mistakes in the handling of your newfound assets. It is helpful to understand the types of trusts so you know what taxes you must pay.

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What are Employment Contracts and Should I Sign One?

October 18, 2021

A well-written contract can be beneficial to both employers and employees. There are some things to know about employment contracts before you make the decision to sign one.

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Can a Trustee Withhold Money from a Beneficiary?

October 1, 2021

The death of a loved one is undoubtedly a stressful time in your life. After a relative passes away, the person’s trust will be reviewed and dispersed. A trustee is the person assigned to oversee the trust. Many people wonder whether a trustee can use his or her power to withhold money from a legal beneficiary. It is helpful to understand the role of a trustee and his legal responsibilities and obligations.

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What is Escrow and How Does it Work?

September 24, 2021

Real estate transactions can be complicated. Both the seller and the buyer often have issues with the sale. Escrow is an account that holds funds back until the terms of the contract are fulfilled. Escrow is helpful because it protects both the buyer and seller and allows the sale to go through rather than waiting for the issues to get resolved first. Money or assets placed in escrow are held by a third party until the completion of the specific requirements. Escrow may be on behalf of the buyer or the seller.

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What are the Different Types of Property Deeds?

September 17, 2021

There are a variety of different types of property deeds, so it is helpful to understand their differences and uses.

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How to Settle an Estate Without a Will

September 10, 2021

What happens when someone dies without a will? Without a will, the distribution of assets is left to state law. Learn more about intestate succession (when someone dies without a will, they are said to die intestate), and the legal process in place for handling the estate and distributing assets of a decedent.

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What Factors Determine Spousal Support in a Wisconsin Divorce?

September 2, 2021

The judge in a divorce case generally has latitude to determine spousal support in Wisconsin. There are a number of factors that the judge uses to decide alimony.

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