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National Healthcare Decisions Day

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

April 16 is The National Healthcare Decisions day. The day exists in order to inform the public on the importance of advance care planning. View more information about National Healthcare decisions day, and how you can become involved in the movement here. For help with creating advance care directives or reviewing existing documents that may […]

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Voting Open for Best of the Valley!

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

Thank you for nominating Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C to the top five in the Post Crescent’s Best of the Valley! Voting is now open for the next stage of the contest. You can vote once a day, every day. We would be honored to have your vote.  Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. is a […]

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Bicycle Accidents Prove Quite Prevalent

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

According to the magazine Outside, there were 675 cyclist deaths from January 2020-December 2020. When taking into consideration the fact that traffic was reduced by 41 percent due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this number is substantial.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2019, there were 846 fatal bicycle accidents.  As a bicyclist, […]

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Legal Spring Cleaning

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

Spring is finally here! At this time of year in Wisconsin, many people’s minds turn to organizing, cleaning closets, home repairs, gardening and planning outdoor activities. What about your legal-related chores though? This is a great time to take inventory of your important paperwork and make a plan for any adjustments you may need to […]

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Attorney Angela Boelter Becomes Weyauwega Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member

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

Attorney Angela Boelter recently became a board member for the Weyauwega Area Chamber of Commerce. Angela is thrilled to be part of advancing the chamber’s mission to enhance the ability of their members to achieve success and to involve the entire community in promoting the economic health of the Weyauwega area. Angela is also a […]

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Wisconsin High Asset Divorce Process

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

Divorce can easily be categorized as one of the most stressful events that can occur in one’s life. In a high net worth divorce, this is especially the case. Many assets exist, multiple of which are not cash. Some of these assets include stocks, real estate, businesses and antiques.  Under Wisconsin law, property that is […]

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What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

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

It is understandably dreadful to think about your own death. However, dying without a will prevents certainty that your assets will end up where you wish. Additionally, the absence of a will creates added stress for your loved ones, on top of the grief of their loss.  In order to ensure your assets are protected, […]

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Personal Injury Pointers Facebook Live Series with Amy Risseeuw

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

At Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. we not only work diligently to assist our clients get the fair compensation and results they deserve, but we also strive to be a helpful resource for our communities in Appleton, Green Bay, Oshkosh, Waupaca, Chilton, Oconto, Shawano, Door County and the surrounding areas. Join Attorney Amy Risseeuw every […]

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Eye-Opening Car Crash Statistics

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

Did you know that crashes caused by speeding cost Americans $40.4 billion every year? Or that permanent injuries result from car crashes in the case of over 2 million drivers per year? View more eye-opening car crash statistics here. If you or a loved one becomes injured due to a car accident, it is now […]

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