About Time

My daughter is away at her first year of college, and I miss her terribly. That’s why when she comes home for the weekend, I get as much out of every moment with her as possible. She came last weekend, which was awesome. We went out for sushi, went for a walk, and watched about […]

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McCarty Law Names Attorney Sarah J. Knutson as Partner

McCarty Law LLP has announced Attorney Sarah J. Knutson has been named as partner. As part of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law section, Knutson concentrates her legal practice on corporate and business transactions, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Knutson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and her law degree […]

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Fine Print

In my career, I’ve probably read over 10,000 legal documents, such as wills, trusts, contracts, offers to purchase, briefs, motions, petitions and court orders. That’s why, after a long day, I like to sit on my comfy loveseat and read things like comic books or Star Wars novels. But even in my free time, I […]

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Pretty Little Liar

When I was a kid, my parents were strict, but definitely fair. But one thing my mom would absolutely not tolerate was lying. If my sister or I ever got caught lying, we would get in huge trouble. We learned that early on, so we just didn’t do it (that, and the fact that my […]

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Three Day Weekend!

Last month, we celebrated Presidents Day. When I was in grade school, we learned that Presidents Day was created to honor George Washington, who led our nation to independence from England, and Abraham Lincoln, who prevented our country from dividing and freed the slaves. However, the genesis behind this special holiday wasn’t patriotism and national […]

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Get to Know Us: Attorney Sadie Dupont

Where do you live? Appleton Where are you from?   Green Bay! I went to Notre Dame Academy for high school, c/o 2014. My legal practice… When I finish law school I’ll be working in McCarty’s business and corporate law practice area. However, I learn more about new areas of the law every day and […]

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Trans-Atlantic Issue

Well, it’s an election year again this year, and some campaigns have already started slinging mud at their opponents. While this is a longstanding American tradition, apparently, we’re not alone. Emmanuel Macron, president of France, is expected to run for re-election. In recent months, messages have multiplied on social media claiming that Macron’s wife, Brigitte, […]

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Raiders of the Lost Footage

As a child of the ‘80s, I was a huge Harrison Ford fan. He played Han Solo in ‘Star Wars,’ Dr. Henry Jones, Jr. in the ‘Indiana Jones’ franchise, and Rick Deckard in ‘Blade Runner.’ He was in some of the absolute biggest movies of the decade. In fact, Ford starred in half of the […]

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Failing the Test

Late last year, my son had a COVID exposure, so he got a rapid test at the Center for COVID Control in Darboy. He said he was in and out in a jiffy and thankfully his test came back negative. So, he had a very positive experience there. But not everyone did. Last month, the […]

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Should I get a Will, Marital Property Agreement, or Revocable Living Trust?

A comparative analysis about wills, marital property agreements, and revocable living trusts to help you determine which option is right for you and your loved ones: Consideration Will Marital Property Agreement Revocable Living Trust Cost Typically less “upfront” cost, but greater administration cost (i.e. probate process) Low “up front” and administration costs Greater “upfront” costs […]

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