About Reg P. Wydeven

Hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps from a young age, Reg’s practice primarily consists of advising individuals on estate planning, estate settlement and elder law matters. As Reg represents clients in matters like guardianship proceedings and long-term care admissions, he feels grateful to be able to offer families thorough legal help in their time of need.

Not to Scale

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a lawsuit against Subway that accused the sandwich chain of not having actual tuna in its tuna sandwiches. Apparently, they’re not alone. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is an agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce. NOAA oversees the Seafood Import Monitoring Program, or SIMP, which is […]

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Getting our Ducks in a Row

As an estate planning attorney, my job is to help clients get their legal affairs in order. Much of this process is devoted to ensuring clients’ assets get to where they want them to go when they pass. Another big part of it, though, is talking about clients’ wishes while they are still living. In […]

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Something Fishy Going On…Or Maybe Not

When we were kids, my sister and I would hang out in her room and listen to music. She would play records on her hi-fi and we would study song lyrics and other interesting facts contained on the album’s liner notes. One such album was REO Speedwagon’s 1978 Top-40 release, ‘You Can Tune a Piano, […]

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Not Just a Cosmetic Law

The other night I was watching reruns of ‘The Simpsons.’ In one, Homer invented the makeup gun. When unveiling it, he asked Marge, “How many times have you gals been late for a high-powered business meeting… only to realize you’re not wearing makeup?” “That’s every woman’s nightmare,” she replied. “That’s why I invented this revolutionary […]

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I’m Not That Hungry

My son, and many of his buddies, were born in 2004. When the pandemic hit last spring, these guys all retreated to their dark, dank basements where they attended school online. As soon as classes were over, they played video games and chatted with one another over the internet. Months passed, and the boys continued […]

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Getting the Band Back Together

At the end of May, the CDC issued new guidelines for COVID. Basically, the recommendations say that if you are fully vaccinated, you can participate in almost any activity without a mask. If you have not been vaccinated, the CDC still advises you to wear a mask unless you are basically outdoors with members of […]

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Maybe Dictators Aren’t All Bad

This spring my son wanted to play a sport. He tried tennis, but after a few practices, he decided it wasn’t his thing. His buddy then suggested he give lacrosse a try. When he came home from his first practice, I asked him how it went. He replied, “You get to run around and hit […]

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That’s the Yeast of My Problems

The pandemic has been going on now for almost 16 months, but hopefully we’ll be coming out of it soon. I look at how much we’ve learned about the coronavirus in that time and think about how scared we were at the beginning of the outbreak. I remember not letting my son play catch with […]

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Not Gouda

When I lived in Madison during law school, we would frequently order pizza from a local pizzeria. They charged $5 for a gigantic 20-inch pie. Even 25 years ago, we knew that deal was a little too good to be true. We assumed some of the ingredients couldn’t be real, and we were hoping it […]

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Vicious Cycle

When COVID hit last year, most businesses had to shut down, including gyms. When people could no longer get into the fitness center to work out, many of them invested in equipment for their homes. Some of those folks purchased equipment from Peloton. The New York City-based company was launched with help from a Kickstarter […]

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