10 Fundamental Estate Planning Documents in Wisconsin

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

Last Will and Testament Perhaps the most commonly known document.  A person’s Last Will and Testament is the final direction for all belongings and responsibilities (children, pets, debts, etc.).  A will is authenticated and followed by a process known as “Probate.”  Probate proceedings are a matter of public record, meaning that a person’s will becomes public record once […]

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Visitation Rights as a Grandparent in Wisconsin

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

What are your visitation rights as a grandparent in Wisconsin? If you wish to visit your grandchild but their parent objects, you must file a petition requesting visitation. There is a list of factors that must be present in order to be granted visitation rights. Such factors include that the grandparent has attempted to maintain […]

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Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

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

If a partner or relative has committed abuse against you, your child or another family member, it is important that you take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones. A domestic violence restraining order, also called a protective order, may be appropriate. The process of being granted a restraining order commences when you complete […]

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Summer Hazards

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

As a personal injury lawyer, I help people who have been injured by someone else’s negligence. As summer approaches, I can’t help but recall all of my clients who suffered unforeseen consequences while engaging in outdoor activities. Many times, my clients’ lives are thrown into complete disarray as the result of catastrophic injuries, which occurred […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

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

May marked Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and looking out for motorcyclists on the road continues to be increasingly important as warmer weather approaches. Unfortunately, drivers do not always respect motorcyclist’s right to be one the road. Crashes often occur when motorcyclists are hidden in a car’s blind spot. It is important for drivers to check […]

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Summer Office Hours 2021

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

Summer hours for the offices of Peterson, Berk & Cross start Friday, June 4th.  Throughout the summer months, our offices will close at 3:00 p.m. every Friday. Office hours for the Appleton office are as follows: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Office hours for the Green […]

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