Monthly Archives: November 2015

Terms and Conditions aren’t necessarily the ultimate trump card.

You’ve likely heard it before.  You’re out of luck because you agreed to all the countless pages of fine print.  In essence, you entered into a contract and feel as though you have no exit strategy.  Many times, you have no recourse but to honor the terms of your agreement.  However, there are circumstances under […]

What is the right to exclude?

Landlord-tenant disputes are often the product of poor communication, miscommunication, or a total lack of communication between the parties involved. Sometimes a landlord will require a tenant to do or refrain from a particular action such as having guests, and the tenant will wonder whether the landlord’s request is legal.

What is the easiest way to improve my writing?

People often ask me what the easiest way is to improve their writing, and they are generally surprised to learn that the solution involves no actual writing.  In my experience writing, reading, and editing content, I’ve noticed that people often don’t even

Steps in a Wisconsin Criminal Case: Part 1

Receiving a criminal complaint can be a scary experience, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the criminal process.  This post is intended to explain the steps from the fruition of a criminal case to the initial appearance.  The first step in a Wisconsin prosecution is the referral of charges from the arresting agency to the prosecutor’s […]

Wisconsin’s Mandatory Arrest Law in Domestic Violence Cases

In Wisconsin, a person commits the crime of domestic abuse by committing battery, inflicting pain or fear, or sexually assaulting a person in his or her family or household.  It is also a crime in Wisconsin to violate the terms of a restraining order.  Under Wisconsin law, special rules and procedures apply to domestic violence […]