If you find yourself facing more personal debt than you can afford to pay back, you may have the option of filing for bankruptcy.
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Our law firm has provided comprehensive legal representation to individuals and businesses in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area since 1853. We take pride in our reputation for accountability, integrity and knowledge to help you with all your legal needs.
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Although some employers actively discourage their workers from unionizing, yours cannot prevent you from asserting this right.
Distracted driving is more dangerous than drunk driving, claiming thousands of lives each year.
Do not allow yourself to be subjected to discriminatory behavior any longer – assert your rights
The terms sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity can be confusing at times. It is important to know the definition of each and which type you have experienced.
Filing for bankruptcy does not make you a failure or mean that you cannot control your own finances. It is the first step to financial recovery.
It is important that you communicate with your children in an effective, age-appropriate manner about the divorce.
If you are considering getting married in the near future, talk to your significant other about signing a prenuptial agreement to protect each of your assets.
When you are seeking monetary compensation for any type of injury, you need to know the statute of limitations for injuries in your state.
When you are hired at a new company, you may be required to sign an employment contract that includes a non-compete clause.
Sexual harassment is one of the most toxic behaviors that can occur in the workplace.
If you and your spouse have a fairly amicable relationship, you might be candidates for mediation or a collaborative divorce also known as alternative dispute resolution.
If you have a physical disability, you have the right to have your job description or working environment altered to allow you to perform your job duties.
Medical malpractice is the third most prevalent cause of death in the United States, after heart disease and cancer.
Living wills differ from other types of wills
If you are a business owner, either independently of your spouse or alongside him or her, your business will likely have to be valued and divided as part of your divorce settlement.
You have the right to speak up and take action if you experience discrimination in your workplace.
Barring significant physical and mental disabilities, most children become financially self-sufficient in early adulthood. But what constitutes adulthood?
The National Business Institute is hosting this video webcast on February 12, 2015 and Attorney Kara M. Burgos is one of the guest speakers. See why you should attend.
The term “elder abuse” refers to any intentional act of abuse, neglect, or other mistreatment committed against a vulnerable adult by his or her caretaker.
According to a study done by Harvard Health Watch, the average American spends approximately one hundred minutes in the car every day.
Creating a holiday parenting schedule is easiest if you can amicably work with your former spouse to develop the arrangement but for many that just isn't the case.
There are two types of bankruptcy available to individuals with significant credit card and other personal debts.
What Makes a Hostile Work Environment?
If you suffer from an injury or illness on the job, you could be entitled to workers' compensation
Every state has slightly different laws regarding what you need to prove and whether or not more than one individual may be found guilty for an injury
President's Message: Taking Advantage of all WDC has to Offer By: Kara M. Burgos, President, Wisconsin Defense Counsel
Head injuries can lead to paralysis, disability, concussions, brain damage, and death.
As an American worker, you're entitled to a working environment free from discrimination.
Filing a personal injury claim for your loved one's wrongful death can be difficult. However, you or your family could be entitled to monetary compensation.
Sterling Education Services is hosting the above seminar in La Crosse, Wisconsin on November 18, 2014 and Atty. Joseph J. Skemp, Jr. is one of the guest speakers
Every dog, even family favorites, can bite an unsuspecting person and cause an injury if it is provoked, frightened, or ill
Decisions issued by the U.S. Supreme Court are the law of the land, which means that the outcome of any of these cases could affect families in our area
Last year, 32% of all of crash related fatalities occurred near railroad crossings.
As of June 2014, approximately 1.4 million people are currently living in over 15,641 certified nursing homes across the United States and nursing home neglect and abuse continue to be an ongoing issue
Whistleblowers have increasingly been a bedrock in the efforts to weed out illegalities and fraud in various institutions
Breaches of fiduciary duty often arise in business law, but generally speaking are considered to be a type of tort, or an act or failure to act causing injury to another.
Never heard of popcorn lung? This condition, while rare, can be dangerous, even fatal in some cases.
Debt collection includes more than just tracking down a debtor and sending them repeated notices.
OSHA has requirements for employers and staffing agencies when hiring temporary workers for construction projects
A recent court case dealt with an interesting 4th Amendment search and seizure issue in Milwaukee
It is important for public workers, unions and their employers to all understand the implications of this law
See how this reform affects those in Wisconsin who are fighting against a neglect/abuse case with a nursing home
Attorney Kara M. Burgos is the program moderator for the above seminar on October 31, 2014 being held here in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Driving under the influence can come with high penalties and fines
While the tide of history may move in the direction of allowing for such unions, the courts have the final say so it is important to stay informed.
Wage and hour claims are just what they sound like – workers seek pay they believe they are owed by employers and that may have been unfairly withheld
This law intends to provide protection to workers who must take an unusual amount of time off to tend to personal or family issues
Atty. Kara M. Burgos is attending this conference being held at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin on July 31 - August 1, 2014.
Owning a dog can be fun but comes with a lot of responsibilities, including legal responsibilities.
Atty. James Naugler is a guest speaker for the Wisconsin Defense Counsel's Summer Conference being held July 31 - August 1, 2014
In the workplace, it is vital to have safe and sound areas for employees to work. Laws across the country recognize this, and there are federal and state agencies created for the very purpose.
Each state has specific rules with regard to annulments. This article discusses those and more.
See what a Living Trust is, how it is created and why it is beneficial to have one set up
A person’s eligibility to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy depends largely on qualifying through what is called a “Means Test.”
Atty. Justin Peterson is attending this live seminar hosted by the National Business Institute on June 12, 2014
For those injured on the job or who become sick as a result of job-related activities, it is important to know your workers compensation rights.
Atty. Matthew R. Cromheecke gave the above presentation on May 13, 2014 before the Onalaska Chapter of the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees. More details in this article
Many are familiar with the term "squatter" but the legal term for such an act is called adverse possession. See this article for more details.
Atty. Justin Peterson is attending the live teleconference hosted by the National Business Institute on May 28th
It is important for Minnesota residents to know what the state's Gift Tax Law entails and how it might affect them
Sometimes elderly nursing home residents suffer abuse at the hands of their supposed caretakers, and such types of abuse vary. Federal and Wisconsin laws are meant to ensure protection for the elderly
Attorney Justin Peterson is attending the State Bar of Wisconsin's webinar on May 2nd. This seminar will help attorneys spot potential violations and help their clients avoid liability by adopting the best practices
Understanding the complexities of estate tax law is important to help you choose the best option for your future.
It is vital to understand this area of law, and to have the right counsel advising you on how to get what you are owed and to help get your career back on track.
Attorney Kara Burgos was recently interviewed by this online radio show that is syndicated to over 1.5 million listeners with regard to personal injury cases. See more for details
Whether you are an employer or an employee, its important to understand the laws on Non-Compete Agreements
Divorce is a sensitive issue with repercussions on the entire family. Our family lawyers are mindful of this while negotiating your divorce. Contact us today for help in your alimony disputes
Attorney Joseph J. Skemp, Jr. will be attending this video replay hosted by the Minnesota State Board in Rochester, MN
In Wisconsin, the law takes very seriously the operation or driving while intoxicated or under the influence of an illegal substance and its vital for residents of the state to understand OWI laws and how they are administered
This article is from the State Bar of Wisconsin and will answer some common questions clients have when involved in litigation
It's important that the requirements under Wisconsin law are followed when making a Will
Atty. Nicholas J. Passe is attending the State Bar of Wisconsin's live webinar held April 24, 2014. This webinar is designed to help increase attorney's skills when acting as Guardian Ad Litem
Its important to fully understand your rights and responsibilities toward your children during and after a divorce.
Atty. G. Jeffrey George is attending this live webinar hosted by Strafford
If you are contemplating bankruptcy, it is vital to understand how much of your assets you can protect.
A water softener is not expected to destroy drywall, flooring and woodwork
With the signing of the Wisconsin Trust Code bill (Act 92), there are many new changes under Wisconsin law. Attorney David F. Stickler will be attending the State Bar of Wisconsin's live webcast outlining the new changes
If you receive an official looking email indicating you must appear in Washington County Circuit Court for a legal matter beware its a scam!
Atty. Justin W. Peterson is attending this teleconference hosted by the National Business Institute. See what information will be discussed and how it will help Atty. Peterson be able to better help clients with equine breeding contracts
Attorney Kara M. Burgos is attending the above seminar in Fort Meyers, Florida. What is DRI and what do they stand for? Click to find out more.
With the start of the new year comes new laws. See what's new in the criminal law area
Attorney Joseph J. Skemp, Jr. will be attending the National Business Institute's webcast on January 31, 2014
Attorney Matthew Cromheecke will be attending this two day seminar hosted by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys on January 30 - 31, 2014
Attorney Justin Peterson will be attending the National Business Institute's webcast on January 7, 2014
In our previous blogs, we discussed our firm's progress up until 1950. In this final discussion, see our firm's history from 1951 to the present.
In our previous blog we discussed our firm's start in 1853. Now see how our firm progressed from 1859 - 1950. During this time, one of the attorneys had a part in establishing the Burlington Railroad tracks on Second Street through downtown La Crosse
Atty. Justin W. Peterson will be attending the State Bar of Wisconsin's webcast which will be discussing communications at the time of concluding representation
Did you know that our firm has existed since 1853 when two attorneys traveling upriver intending to set up shop in St. Paul flipped a coin and decided to stay here? Or that one of those two attorneys would die in a fight with a farmer
Attention Wisconsin Sportsmen and Sportswomen! See how you can download the latest hunting and fishing regulations to your phone for easy access
Attorney Passe was selected as a Wisconsin Rising Star Lawyer for 2013. Only 2.5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin are named to the Rising Star list. It is given to those who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement
Attorney Burgos was selected as a Wisconsin Rising Star Lawyer for 2013. Only 2.5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin are named to the Rising Star list. It is given to those who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement
Attention all hunters and those who have family members that hunt. As many of you know, Wisconsin’s gun deer season starts soon. Did you know that Wisconsin Statute 29.083 prohibits interference with hunting?
Attorney George was selected as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer for 2013. Only 5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin are recognized as Super Lawyers. It is given to those who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Attorney Naugler was selected as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer for 2013. Only 5% of all attorneys in Wisconsin are recognized as Super Lawyers. It is given to those who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Attention all fundraiser organizers, business owners or anyone who offers prizes or incentives. Did you know there is a La Crosse City Ordinance that prohibits offering animals as prizes in any contest, raffle, lottery or as an enticement for business
Atty. Kara M. Burgos will be attending this event on December 6, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Did you know that there is a City Ordinance that prohibits disturbing birds and squirrels within City limits?
Attorney David F. Stickler will be attending the webcast replay of this seminar on December 5, 2013
On October 11, 2013 Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd. was chosen by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce to receive the Wisconsin Excellence Award
Attorney Matthew R. Cromheecke and his wife serve as Grenadiers in this fest
Attorney David F. Stickler will be attending the 2013 Annual Real Estate Update video replay held here in La Crosse, Wisconsin on November 1, 2013
On September 11, 2013, the 3rd Annual Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar was held at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
In the September, 2013 issue of the Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine, Attorney Kara Burgos co-authored the article: Deposition Techniques: Get Your Ducks in a Row
Kara M. Burgos has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is the highest rating and a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence
Find out how the 2013-2015 Wisconsin budget is benefiting employers
G. Jeffrey George, from Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd. was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014
Attorney Kara Burgos writes a book review of the legal thriller, "Discretion" by Allison Leotta, as published in Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine.
The National Business Institute's Webcast on Effective Use of Medical Records and Medical Experts in Civil Litigation will be attended by Attorney G. Jeffrey George
Attorney Justin W. Peterson will be attending the second annual Health, Labor and Employment Law seminar hosted by the State Bar of Wisconsin
Attorney Matthew R. Cromheecke is attending the Medicaid Madness 2013 Seminar
Attorney Kara M. Burgos is a guest speaker for the upcoming Landlord-Tenant Law seminar
Attorney Kara M. Burgos will be attending this event on August 1-2, 2013 in Wisconsin Dells at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
The Effective Use of Medical Records and Medical Experts in Civil Trial will be attended by Attorney Joseph J. Skemp, Jr.
The Civil Trial: Real-World Strategies and Practical Tips was attended by Attorney Joseph J. Skemp, Jr.
Nicholas J. Passe has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is the highest rating and a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence
Wisconsin Foreclosure and Workouts Seminar will be attended by Justin W. Peterson
Attorney Kara Burgos attended and was a speaker at event held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin hosted by the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Attorneys are required to prepare a real case that has been closed using professional actors as witnesses and volunteer jurors.
The Identifying and Protecting Intellectual Property webcast is sponsored by the Wisconsin State Bar and taking place April 12th.
The webinar will cover how to properly read through the documents needed from both parties to best picture financial status and marital estate, how to obtain those documents through subpoena and how to introduce the documents into evidence will be thoroug
Attorney Matthew R. Cromheecke has been named a Shareholder of La Crosse’s oldest law firm, Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd.
With the growing increase of consumer debt, there comes an increase in debt collection and violations. This seminar will help attorneys understand the full extent of the FDCPA so they can clearly identify those violations and understand the specific liti
Attorney Matthew Cromheecke will be attending this live webcast hosted by the State Bar of Wisconsin on January 25, 2013.
The Elder Law Workshop Basic Program is sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and will be held in January 2013 in Wisconsin Dells.
Attorney Joseph Skemp will attend the live video webcast on the National Business Institute’s QDROs from A to Z to be held on January 23rd, 2013.
In Jaszczyszyn v. Advantage Health Physician Network, decided November 7, 2012, the court of appeals for the Sixth Circuit illustrated why employers should conduct full and documented investigations before terminating employees for FMLA fraud.
This live teleconference is to be held December 27th, 2012 and hosted by the National Business Institute. Discussions on design, structure, formation, and operation of limited liability company (LLC) will be the primary topics of conversation.
Moen, Sheehan, Meyer Attorney David F. Stickler will be attending a video replay of the 33rd Annual Estate Planning Update to be held on December 12th at the Radisson Hotel, La Crosse. Up-to-date information covering drafting Marital Property Agreements,
Elder and disability law attorneys specialize in the areas of law involving senior citizens, the elderly, the disabled, and their families in connection with legal issues, estate planning, long term care issues, benefits and entitlement programs.
The following are long term care benefit planning tips, they are not intended to be considered legal advice. Each case related to elder and/or benefits planning law is complicated and driven by the unique facts of the case. As such, the following inform
Attorney David F. Stickler is to attend a live webinar from National Business Institute for Continuing Legal Education for Professionals on drafting operating agreements.
Moen, Sheehan, Meyer Ltd. has qualified for a position in the 2011-2012 U.S. News Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings.
Credible Internship Positions: A growing requirement for college students and refreshing tool for businesses.
Attorney G. Jeffrey George attended the State of Minnesota's New Lawyer Experience Computers, Electronic Evidence, and E-Discovery Webcast
Attorney Daivd F. Stickler will be attending the Continuing Legal Education webinar on Estate Planning Involving Resident and Non-resident Aliens.
Post Bankruptcy- How To Rebuild And Move Forward: Part II
Budgeting and rebuilding your credit are essential after going through a bankruptcy.
The Health, Labor Law and Employment Institute will be attended by Justin W. Peterson, Attorney with Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd.
Divorce check list, forms, content, terms reference list
The bankruptcy procedure - what to expect. A brief overview of the process by Moen Sheehan Meyer, Attorney Matthew Cromheecke.
Attorney Kara Burgos is the Program Chair for the 2012 Summer Conference of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel to be held August 2-3 at the Kalahari, Wisconsin Dells.
Attorney David Stickler, Moen Sheehan Meyer, recently attended a webinar on the benefits and risks of trust protectors.
Attorneys David Stickler and Matthew R. Cromheecke attend seminar on IRAs and Qualified Benefits in WI.
Attorney Nicholas Passe wins dual Not Guilty Jury Verdict in Felony Theft Trial
I am being sued for my outstanding bills! How do I manage? Attorneys at Moen Sheehan Meyer, Ltd. can help you.