Clock Changes = More Accidents?

When examining the causes of car accidents, don’t overlook the changes we make to our clocks twice each year. Some studies have shown a negative health impact every time we change the clocks, including an increase in car accidents. https://spectrumnews1.com/wi/milwaukee/news/2022/03/16/daylight-saving-time-bill

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Roth IRA as an Estate Planning Tool

A Roth IRA can be more than a retirement savings account; it can be used to grow money that can be passed to your heirs tax-free. https://www.elderlawanswers.com/using-a-roth-ira-as-an-estate-planning-tool-18743

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Sole Custody is Not Likely

Think you will get “sole” custody? Think again. The courts in Wisconsin generally tend to favor joint legal custody as well as physical custody where possible.

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Is Probate Required?

Any Wisconsin estate in excess of $50,000 must go through probate unless the conditions are met for a specific exemption. Exemptions include assets that are jointly owned, assets with chosen beneficiaries, and assets in a revocable living trust. https://wilawlibrary.gov/topics/estate/probate.php

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What Are Your “Miranda” Rights?

“You have the right to remain silent…”. Yes, you really do! The Supreme Court recognized this right in the 1996 decision Miranda v. Arizona. Suspects are required to be informed of their Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights prior to being interrogated. https://www.aclu.org/other/miranda-rule

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