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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Get to Know Us: Kristy Christensen

Where do you live? Wrightstown, WI Where are you from? Denmark, WI My legal practice… Is varied, which keeps my work life interesting.  I have always been a litigator, and I still do a good amount of litigation, specializing in construction litigation and dispute resolution.  I also have an intellectual property practice, where I focus […]

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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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Leaving a Real Estate Legacy

Many estate planning clients ask me about how to give their real estate to their children. Oftentimes, they are hoping to leave a gift of the family cabin or recreational land in a way that allows their children and grandchildren to continue to use and enjoy the property for years to come, beyond the client’s […]

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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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Thank you, McCarty Summer Interns!

We were fortunate this summer to have a group of college and high school students (and one guidance counselor) who were game for anything we asked them to do. They assisted us in our estate planning practice area and performed administrative and clerical work that helped us stay on track. They also played a huge […]

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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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