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Employee Spotlight: Amoreena Petersen

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

Amoreena Petersen began working with Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. in 2019 as a paralegal in the family law section. She currently works with attorney Stacy Schlemmer, assisting with divorces, legal separations, paternity actions, custody and placement issues and child support. Amoreena worked as a dispatcher for many years, before she decided she needed to […]

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Feds Taking Action to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

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

The National Roadway Safety Strategy, paid for with funds from the recently passed infrastructure law, aims to minimize the chance for death or serious injury when crashes occur. https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-28/la-me-car-deaths-california

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What if I am Hurt by a Dog Bite?

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

Spring will be here before you know it. That means you are more likely to encounter people walking their dogs on local streets, and parks and elsewhere in the neighborhood. Read this to find out what you can do if you are hurt by a dog bite.

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3 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan

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

No one is required to have an estate plan but everyone needs one. We often hear people say “I’m not worried about what will happen when I die because it will not be my problem.” You may not be around, but we can think of at least three reasons you should work with an attorney […]

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Employee Spotlight: Sue Stahl

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

Sue Stahl began working with Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. in 2018 as a paralegal in the personal injury section. She currently works with managing partner, Amy Risseeuw. Upon graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Sue started her career as a paralegal at a law firm in Milwaukee. While in school, Sue always enjoyed her […]

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Are Grandparents Entitled To Custody?

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

Wisconsin law presumes that a child’s parents are best suited to protect their interests and raise them how they choose. Grandparents, stepparents and other interested parties can petition the court for visitation rights. These petitions often surround situations where their grandchild’s parent (their child) is out of the picture due to abandonment, incarceration, drug abuse […]

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