In years past, divorce proceedings could only occur if there was evidence of spousal abuse, an extramarital affair, or abandonment, and BOTH parties consented to the divorce. However, this is no longer the case. With the implementation of the "No Fault" divorce provision in the 1970s, Wisconsin state law does not require an act of wrong-doing to file for divorce (though wrong doing acts may be taken into consideration when awarding alimony or dividing property). The only requirement needed to
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- Wisconsin Grounds for Divorce
Friday, June 20, 2014
- What to do When You’ve Been in a Car Accident
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
7 Key Steps to Follow in an Auto Accident
Being in a car accident can be a terrifying experience. Everything happens so fast it can be easy to slip into a panic - especially if you don't know what to do at the scene. Below are some steps to follow when you've been in an auto accident.
- Wisconsin Small Claims Attorney
Thursday, March 27, 2014
What Can a Lawyer do for Your Case?
Small claims court is a court where claims are limited to $10,000 or less (depending on the type of claim), and disputes may be resolved more quickly and inexpensively than in civil court. When you have a small claims case you may be led to believe you don’t need an attorney and won’t need any legal knowledge to understand your claim or the court process. Unfortunately, simply arriving at the court on time, being polite to the judge, a
- The Importance of Wisconsin Power of Attorney
Friday, December 06, 2013
Menomonee Falls Estate Planning Lawyer Explains Why Everyone Should Have a Power of Attorney Directive
It’s not the most comfortable topic thinking about the possibility of incapacitation or being near the end of life. It may not be comfortable, but it is important to talk about what might happen if you are unable to make decisions for yourself one day. If something were to happen to you, like a coma or vegetative state, would anyone know what you truly want regarding health c
- Wisconsin Lawyer Website Redesign
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Welcome to the New Website of Our Menomonee Falls Attorneys
McLario, Helm and Bertling, S.C. invites you to browse our new user friendly site which provides easy access to all our extensive content. We provide comprehensive and detailed information for all our practice areas, ensuring you are fully informed when seeking legal representation. With over 60 years of experience, our law firm in Menomonee Falls provides the legal advocates you can trust to put your needs first. If you&rs
- Why Hire a Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer
Sunday, October 09, 2011
Some people are reluctant to hire a personal injury lawyer following an accident. It seems many people feel it may be in their best interest to proceed on their own. This approach is not only welcomed, but encouraged by the insurance company. Insurance adjusters are well trained in using certain language with injured people. One of the primary purposes in their communications is to convince the injured party that they should not seek counsel. They will inform the injured that obtaining an att
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