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.

Shatner Put out to Stud

As many readers know, I am a huge William Shatner fan. I loved him as James Tiberius Kirk on ‘Star Trek,’ in his title role on ‘T.J. Hooker,’ and as attorney Denny Crane on ‘Boston Legal.’ I love his spoken word albums. I even love him in other law firm’s TV commercials. Because I have […]

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Business as Unusual?

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we here at McCarty Law are still up and running!  To be safe, however, all but a handful of employees are working remotely from home. So if you’ve suddenly got some downtime and have been thinking about preparing or updating your estate plans, please let us know!  While we normally would […]

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A True Virus

As I’m writing this article, Governor Evers just closed schools for three weeks due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Like many businesses, our office has several employees that will be working from home. Almost all college and professional sports have been canceled or postponed. Even the Bishop has granted dispensation to us Catholics from attending […]

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There’s No Biz Like ShowBiz

When I was a kid, I’ll never forget when we got a ShowBiz Pizza in Appleton next to the K-Mart. The restaurant featured pizza, video games and Rock-afire Explosion, which was a band comprised of animatronic anthropomorphized animals, headed by Billy Bob the Bear, who was the face of the franchise. The group performed medleys […]

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Tales from the Crypto

Growing up in the ‘80s, I was a huge fan of Steven Seagal movies. Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, but as an adult he moved to Japan to become a martial arts instructor. A 7th degree black belt in aikido, he became the first foreigner to operate an aikido dojo in the country. In […]

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Coronavirus and Your Estate Plans

The new coronavirus has had a huge impact around the world.  Causing the disease known as COVID-19, this particular coronavirus has wreaked havoc in global stock markets, forced restrictions to be imposed on travel, shut down businesses in Asia, and closed down tourist attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and the Louvre.  The only people happy about […]

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Breeding Ground for Controversy

Infertility issues can be a real struggle for many families. Thankfully, with the advances we have in medicine, couples that wouldn’t have been able to have children 50 years ago can today. I know that I have modern medicine to thank for my beautiful niece. Unfortunately, some couples struggle with infertility because of cancer treatments. […]

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Going, Going, Gone to Court

Now that my kids are teenagers, they can appreciate some of the classics movies I enjoyed growing up. Once such hit is ‘Major League,’ the ‘80s movie about the hapless Cleveland Indians and their magical run to the World Series. At the end of the movie, Indians’ catcher Jake Taylor tells New York Yankees’ slugger […]

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Screen Time

In college, I went to Panama City, Florida, for Spring Break. To prepare for the sun, my friend Tree and I went tanning at the mall. While I got a little darker, Tree actually got pretty tan (except from his calves down, which hung over the edge of the tanning bed). Despite having a good […]

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Only Clean Jokes

It’s the height of flu season. Several of my friends and co-workers, and/or their families, have been hit and were down for the count. And the Coronavirus outbreak in China, which has already killed hundreds and infected countless more, has everyone on germ high alert. It reminds me of the episode of “It’s Always Sunny […]

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