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Attorney Schlemmer to Conduct FREE Seminar in Appleton

Attorney Stacy Schlemmer will present a FREE seminar called Know Your Rights as a Single Parent. The seminar will be held at Peterson, Berk & Cross, located at 200 E. College Ave. in Appleton. It will take place on October 19th at 5:30 p.m. To register, please call our office at 920-831-0300.

Subtle signs of a traumatic brain injury

As the name suggests, traumatic brain injuries are ones that result in trauma to the brain. Falls rank as the highest cause of TBIs, with vehicular accidents also being a significant source, according to the CDC.

Not as traumatic as the causes and injuries, however, are the symptoms. Whether you suffer a severe blow to the head or a minor bump, TBI is not always apparent, sometimes taking days or even weeks to manifest itself. Know the warning signs to watch for in case a diagnosis is not readily clear.

Attorney Schlemmer to Conduct FREE Seminar

Attorney Stacy Schlemmer will present a FREE seminar called Know Your Rights as a Single Parent. The seminar will be held at Hagemeister Park, located at 325 N. Washington St. in Green Bay. It will take place on September 21st at 5:30 p.m. To register, please call our office at 920-831-0300.

3 ways to get a divorce in Wisconsin

As you prepare to end your marriage, you may wonder what is the best way to go about doing it. The approach you take can influence the consequences divorce will have on you and your children. Therefore, it is important to know your options.

Three common ways to divorce in Wisconsin are through mediation, collaboration and litigation. Understanding what each entail can help you decide which one is best for your situation. If you are unsure, a lawyer can give you advice. 

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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