What is a Guardianship?

A guardianship is a legal decision made by the court regarding who is allowed to make decisions for another person. The “guardian” is the person who is legally allowed to make decisions for the “protected person”. Guardianship may be necessary for young or old people, there is no age restriction. Follow the link below to […]

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How is Spousal Maintenance Determined?

How is spousal maintenance determined in a Wisconsin divorce? It is determined by the court. When determining a spousal maintenance order, the court examines specific factors. Such factors include: -each spouse’s education level -the earning capacity of each spouse -the length of the marriage -the earning capacity of each spouse For guidance throughout your divorce […]

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Woman’s Shoulder Injury Results in Policy Limits Settlement

Milwaukee.  A 62 year old West Allis woman, who was injured in an automobile accident, received a $300,000 settlement from the insurance company, according to court records released last week. The client, an occupational nurse, injured her shoulder in the accident when a vehicle she was driving was struck by another motorist at the intersection […]

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New Berlin Firm Wins $300,000 Award

Milwaukee.  A Dousman man was awarded $300,000 for injuries suffered in an auto accident more than six years ago caused by a driver who fell asleep and ran a stoplight. A 43-year-old postal worker suffered neck and shoulder injuries as a result of the accident and has undergone three separate surgeries since the accident. The […]

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Gatzke Law Wins Stacking Argument, $1.76 Million Judgment.

Milwaukee.  Gatzke Law won a $1.76 million judgment in a wrongful death motor vehicle accident case in Kenosha County. That verdict was more than three times the amount originally identified as “policy limits” by the Minnesota-based insurance company.  The insurance company originally claimed that the limits in the case were $500,000, but the attorneys at […]

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