Category: Tips

If you’re looking for a personal injury lawyer, you have likely heard the term “free consultation” over and over again. And while not having to pay anything is great, no one wants to waste time. Knowing how to talk to lawyers can help you make the most out of your free consultation. It can also help […]

In an effort to provide a brief respite to all of the unrest in our country, I invite you to watch or share a brief video of me providing guidance on how to dress appropriately for court. Nothing overly serious or revolutionary, but it is a question that I get often. Please forgive my fancy […]

Many, but not all, student loan borrowers have been given relief from their student loans by virtue of the “CARES” Act, which frees borrowers from making payments on their loans until September 30, 2020; during this time, interest is set to zero, no payments are due, but the government will still count the skipped months […]

Student loan borrowers and others may have been taken advantage of by online tax filing programs. If you made payments on student loans in 2019, and filed your taxes online, you may have been tricked into paying for products you didn’t need or being charged for filing your taxes when you should have been allowed […]

Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year? Throwing a holiday or New Year’s party? Driving to or from any of these festivities? As we prepare to celebrate with friends and family, here are a few tips to get everyone home safe and sound! Holiday parties can create a legal hangover if guests are injured or […]

If you aren’t grilling already, you probably will be soon – or at least joining friends and family for a festive summer barbeque. So whether you are wearing the apron or are just a hungry bystander, here are some timely tips on fun and safe grilling. Ah, there it is — the unmistakable aroma of […]

I have written several times about the dangers of texting and driving. The studies clearly demonstrate that a person is more distracted when they text and drive. They have more difficulty staying in their lane of travel. They are more likely to rear-end a car slowing in traffic, and are less likely to see children entering the road. […]

Almost everyone in our country has some familiarity with the Miranda warnings if for no other reason than they are repeated in almost every crime movie or criminal justice based television show. We all seem to intrinsically know that we have a right to remain silent and to consult with an attorney prior to speaking […]

Winter has come early to Wisconsin. It’s a good time to brush up on safe winter driving. As the snow flies, keep these tips in mind. Vehicle Maintenance Cold, snow and salt can be hard on your vehicle. Breakdowns in winter can be life threatening. Have your car serviced by a qualified mechanic for routine maintenance.  Make […]

Residential fires in America caused 14,700 injuries, 2,470 deaths and $12.4 billion in damages in 2012. While statistically smaller by comparison, grill fires tallied 140 injuries, 10 deaths and $96 million in property damage annually from 2007 to 2011, according to reports from the National Fire Protection Association. Grills, hibachis and barbecues on residential properties […]