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.

Pay to Play

When I was in high school, one of my best friends, Timmy, did a favor for a classmate of ours. She was on the pom pon squad and she also did a little modeling on the side for local companies’ Sunday newspaper ads, such as Prange Way. The summer before our senior year, she was […]

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Can’t Buy Me Love

Saturday, October 19 marks this year’s Sweetest Day. According to Hallmark.com, Sweetest Day is “simply a reminder that a thoughtful word, deed or small gift enriches the life of the recipient as well as the person giving it.” Sweetest Day was purportedly established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1922 by a committee of 12 confectioners. The […]

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Vicious Cycle

In 1998, Richard Simmons released the first of many “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” videos. The videos featured Simmons prancing around in front of a crowd doing exercises to classic songs like “Great Balls of Fire” and “It’s My Party.” I always liked Richard Simmons. While most exercise instructors catered to the already healthy, Simmons targeted […]

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Influencing Regulation

A few weeks ago I wrote about Jackie Coogan, the child actor who was fleeced out of his $4 million of earnings by his mother and stepfather. His story led to the passage of the California Child Actor’s Bill, which became known as “Coogan Law.” It requires that employers of children in the entertainment industry […]

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Lawsuit, Woo!

When we were kids, my buddy, Pearl, and I used to watch National Wrestling Association matches every Saturday morning. We cheered on the good guys, like Kerry Von Erich, “Iceman” King Parsons and “Rock n’Roll” Buck Zumhofe. We would root against the heels, such as the Great Kabuki, King Kong Bundy and The Fabulous Freebirds. […]

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Cheap Labor

When I was in high school, my dad’s office rented a vacant building next door to hold excess files. A few buddies and I were tasked with moving all the files out of the office’s basement and into the vacant building. Carrying on the tradition, my kids both worked at our office this summer, as […]

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THE Copyright

I’m getting excited for the upcoming college football season. The Badgers are picked again to be in contention to win the Big Ten West, and Jonathan Taylor is getting Heisman buzz. From the Big Ten East, many writers are predicting Michigan to earn a spot in the conference title game. While Ohio State has been […]

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When Pigs Fly

Earlier this year, our family flew to San Francisco for Spring Break. Eventually. After a smooth flight from Appleton to Chicago, we got stuck on the runway for over 4 hours at O’Hare because of an unexpected April blizzard. They then canceled our flight and couldn’t get us on another one for three days. Oh, […]

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Special Delivery

A few weeks ago I caught the movie ‘Delivery Man’ on cable. It stars Vince Vaughn as David Wozniak, a slacker who drives a delivery truck for his dad’s butcher business, hence the title. But there’s a double entendre at work, as the movie takes a twist when a lawyer tracks Wozniak down to inform […]

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Back-to-School (Legal) Checklist

Like Christmas, the back-to-school season seems to creep up faster every year. While you might be focusing on more typical school supplies for your college student (like a new computer, clothes, dorm supplies, etc.), don’t forget about the legal issues a new school year can bring. Remember, though they’ll always be our kids, we don’t […]

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