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A 3 step guide to dividing the family business during divorce

You know your divorce is coming and have started to prepare. As you think about the family home, cars and potential custody payments, do not forget about the impact divorce will have on your family business. If you are not prepared, your divorce could have a devastating effect on the business.

There are things you can do to protect yourself and the business. Get trusted help with dividing your business during divorce.  

3 essential tips for boating safely in Wisconsin

Summer is here, and that means it is time to enjoy the beautiful lakes of Wisconsin. Taking your boat out for a day on the water is one of the greatest pleasures of this time of year.

However, no matter how many times you have done it over the years, it is crucial to review some important safety rules. A fun day can quickly turn into a panicked accident with a simple mishap. Before you head out, make sure you are doing everything you can to boat safely by following these top tips from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Common causes of boating accidents and fatalities

At about this time each year, many residents across Wisconsin and beyond are prepping their boats to get back in the water. If you are among these excited mariners, safety is likely an utmost priority. The more knowledge and training you have when you get out on the water, the better your chances of a safe, enjoyable summer free from boating accidents.

While your own knowledge and experience will certainly help you and your passengers stay safe out on the water, it is important that you also learn from the experiences of others, so that you can work to avoid accidents that may result from the actions of someone or something else. According to, there are certain factors that place you at a far higher risk of a boating accident.

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