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The Difference Between Wills and Trusts – Exploring Estate Planning in Wisconsin

Wills and trusts are both essential tools in estate planning, but they serve different purposes and work in distinct ways. Knowing the difference between wills and trusts is essential as you develop your estate plan in Wisconsin. What Is a Last Will and Testament? A Last Will and Testament is a powerful legal document in… Continue reading The Difference Between Wills and Trusts – Exploring Estate Planning in Wisconsin

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Wayne Maffei and Nicole Marklein of Cross Jenks Mercer and Maffei LLP Named Super Lawyers for 2023

Baraboo, WI – November 1, 2023 – Wayne Maffei and Nicole Marklein of Cross Jenks Mercer and Maffei LLP have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers list. This recognition is awarded to only the top 5% of lawyers in Wisconsin, and it is a testament to their outstanding legal skills and commitment to their… Continue reading Wayne Maffei and Nicole Marklein of Cross Jenks Mercer and Maffei LLP Named Super Lawyers for 2023

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Protect Your Interests: The Importance of a Real Estate Attorney

Are you considering buying or selling real estate? Whether it’s your first home, an investment property, or a commercial space, real estate transactions can be complex and overwhelming. In such moments, having the right guidance and protection is vital. This is where a skilled and experienced real estate attorney comes into play. From negotiating contracts… Continue reading Protect Your Interests: The Importance of a Real Estate Attorney

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Avoid These Common Mistakes After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be a traumatic experience that can leave lasting physical, emotional, and financial scars. The aftermath of an accident is often overwhelming, with medical bills, insurance adjusters, and legal matters to contend with all at once. Making the wrong choices after an accident can have long-term consequences that may affect your recovery and… Continue reading Avoid These Common Mistakes After a Car Accident

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How Is Separate Property Handled in a Wisconsin Divorce?

Among the many topics you’ll need to address in your divorce, property division is one of the most important. It’s helpful to understand how the distribution of assets works in Wisconsin and how the law handles separate property owned by individual spouses. What Type of Property Is Subject to Division in a Divorce? Almost all… Continue reading How Is Separate Property Handled in a Wisconsin Divorce?

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Did You Know There Is A Time Limit For Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuits?

If your loved one died due to someone else’s negligent actions, a wrongful death lawsuit could help you and your family become whole again after the tragedy.  Unfortunately, the clock started ticking at your loved one’s death. Depending on the circumstances of the fatal incident, the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit in… Continue reading Did You Know There Is A Time Limit For Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuits?

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