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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 […]


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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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 […]


Wisconsin residents who get their cellphone service through T-Mobile are currently facing a high risk of identity theft. T-Mobile disclosed this week that 37 million of its customers had their private information compromised by a hacker or hackers who were accessing the data from November 25, 2022 through January 5, 2023. This is reported to […]


On Saturday, August 20th, the family of Jason Simcakoski, a veteran of the United States Marines and Stevens Point native who tragically lost his life in 2014, hosted the fourth annual Simmy Golf Tournament at Glacier Wood Golf Club. Both singles and foursomes were encouraged to participate in the event, which began at 8 am […]

As pandemic restrictions ease, if you have been driving more, you may have noticed a lot of bad driving behavior. If you have, it is not your imagination. Experts are telling us that speed and dangerous driving behaviors increased during the pandemic, leading to higher fatality rates. Unfortunately, these dangerous behaviors are continuing even now, as more […]

LawtonCates attorneys Dixon Gahnz and Terrence Polich have been selected to the 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding […]

The Residential Rental Practices Code requires landlords to maintain their rental properties in a reasonably safe manner. The landlord is also required to tell potential renters of any dangerous condition that the landlord knows about or should have known about if they did a reasonable inspection. The code can be found at: The purpose of the […]

It is amazing how much our country, and the world, has changed within the last 1 to 2 weeks. A short time ago I was in a contested workers compensation hearing with a client who had been waiting approximately three years to get her case resolved. The next day it seemed like the entire world […]

In this video I answer the questions I most often receive about obtaining a pardon in Wisconsin. I provide you with a brief overview of the Governor’s pardon power and list the four criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to receive a pardon. If you feel one of our attorneys in Madison may be able […]