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In a quiet corner of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, a battle has been raging for nearly two years. It all began with the promise of a new development next door to the Thomas family home, which had been standing since the 1800s. This development was set to bring back Glass Nickel Pizza, a local business destroyed […]

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Truck accidents can be devastating, often resulting in severe injuries and significant property damage. Compared to car accidents, truck accidents pose unique challenges and dangers due to their sheer size and weight. Understanding these risks is crucial for anyone involved in a truck accident, as it can help you navigate the aftermath and protect your […]

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Join us in celebrating Cindy Frank’s incredible journey! After 41+ dedicated years as a legal assistant with LC, Cindy’s retirement marks a milestone. Starting her remarkable journey in 1979, her unwavering commitment and bright spirit have left an indelible mark. The celebration took place on July 30th at The Oaks Golf Course, uniting family, friends, […]

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Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience, but it’s crucial to prioritize safety. Wearing the right motorcycle gear can significantly reduce the risk of injuries in case of an accident. In this blog post, we will discuss the essential gear that every rider should wear to ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience. 1. […]

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Congratulations to our clients the Perrine’s on their big sale! Click here to read more.

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Know Your Rights Nobody ever wants to be arrested, but unfortunately, it does happen. Knowing your rights and how the law applies to you is crucial if you are ever in this situation. Knowing your Miranda Rights can help protect you from self-incrimination and ensure you receive fair treatment from law enforcement officers. This blog […]

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LawtonCates convinces Wisconsin’s Court of Appeals to provide debtors with greater protections against creditor abuse, even after a default judgment was entered. A recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion in a case litigated by LawtonCates’ Attorney Briane Pagel expanded debtor protections against creditor abuse and overreach. In Creditbox v. Weathers, the Court of Appeals held that […]

Nobody likes to think about being involved in a car accident, but they happen more often than we’d like. When a car accident occurs, it can be an overwhelming experience. If you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation, it is essential to know the steps to take immediately after a car accident to ensure […]

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The Aftermath of an Accident Nobody likes to think about being involved in a car accident, but they happen more often than we’d like. If you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation, it is essential to know the steps to take immediately after a car accident to ensure your safety and protect your legal rights. […]

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If you’ve been struggling with your student loans, there’s some potentially good news: The Biden Administration last year announced that it would try to change the way the Department of Education handles requests to discharge student loans, and those changes have resulted in student loans being eliminated for many borrowers. Most recently, a borrower discharged […]