What’s The Difference Between Custody And Placement?

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Child custody and child placement are probably terms that you’ve heard if you are in the midst of a family law action. It’s important to know the distinction. Do you know the difference? What is child custody? In Wisconsin, the statutory definition of legal custody is “the right and responsibility to make major decisions concerning the child, except with respect to specified […]

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3 Ways To Prepare For A New Year Divorce

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

January is a popular time to get a divorce. This is because the new year is a time of new chances and leaving bad things behind. If your marriage is going through some trouble and you are considering getting a divorce in the new year, you are not alone. According to Forbes, many people get a […]

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Consider This Before You Ask For A Divorce This Holiday Season

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Many people in the Appleton area think the holiday season is the perfect time for families to get together to celebrate their love for each other. But for some couples, it brings about thoughts of separation and divorce. Not all relationships end in death. Many of them end in separation and divorce court.  As you get ready […]

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Wisconsin’s Snowmobile Accident Causes And Statistics

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Snowmobile season is never far off in Wisconsin, and if you are a fan of the popular winter activity, you may well be prepping for the fun that lies ahead. As much as snowmobiling can be an enjoyable activity, however, it is also an inherently dangerous one. Just as motorcycle riders face certain hazards due […]

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Attorney Schlemmer To Conduct FREE Seminar In Appleton

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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. Space is limited!

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Subtle Signs Of A Traumatic Brain Injury

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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 […]

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Attorney Schlemmer To Conduct FREE Seminar

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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. Space is limited!

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3 Ways To Get A Divorce In Wisconsin

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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. […]

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Attorney Emily Lonergan Receives Award Of Excellence

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Attorney Emily Lonergan was recently the recipient of the Wisconsin Law Foundation Gordon Sinykin Award of Excellence. She received her award at the Wisconsin State Bar’s Annual Meeting and Conference in June. The Gordon Sinykin Award of Excellence recognizes lawyers for their work on a law-related education or public service project. Nominees are judged based […]

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A 3 Step Guide To Dividing The Family Business During Divorce

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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 […]

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