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Lunch With a Lawyer- What is a Trust?

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

Click here to listen to Lunch with a Lawyer starring Attorney Devin Shanley, explaining what a trust is. He then leads viewers into the question-and-answer session. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k1u_W6FyYo

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Employee Spotlight: Rebecca Eckes

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

Rebecca Eckes started working at Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. in 2014 as a receptionist and legal assistant. In 2017 she began working with attorney Stacy Schlemmer in the family law section. Rebecca is a graduate of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with an associate degree in paralegal studies. As a child she knew she wanted […]

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Alcohol and Divorce

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

Divorce is complicated, especially when you are divorcing an alcoholic. From mental anguish to physical distress, divorcing an alcoholic is not an easy process. Click here to learn more about it. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/behavior-problems-behavior-solutions/202006/how-positive-coparenting-produces-mentally-healthy

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5 Types of Infidelity That Can Lead to Divorce

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

Did you know there are different types of infidelity? If you are getting divorced in Wisconsin, the reason for the divorce does not matter to the court. Our clients don’t need to give a reason to file for divorce, but we understand that it is sometimes cathartic for them to tell us what led them […]

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Employee Spotlight: Molly Steiner

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

Molly Steiner started working for Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. as a paralegal intern in 2017 while attending Fox Valley Technical College. After earning an associate degree in paralegal studies, she began working as a paralegal to Attorney Emily Lonergan. Once Ms. Lonergan became a judge in Outagamie County, Molly took on the role of […]

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Ladies Night Out: Shop, Sip & Stroll in Downtown Appleton, Sponsored by Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

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

Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. is a sponsor of Appleton Downtown, Inc.’s Ladies Night Out: Shop, Sip and Stroll! Have a fun night out with your girlfriend in Appleton, Wisconsin. The night begins by checking in at the Appleton Downtown Inc. office, located in the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley Hotel, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Receive […]

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Holiday Hours at Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. 2022

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

During the holidays, the attorneys and staff of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. take some extra time to spend with their loved ones. Our doors will be closed during the following days and times: Thursday, November 24, 2022 – OFFICES CLOSED ALL DAY Friday, November 25, 2022 – OFFICES CLOSED ALL DAY Friday, December 23, […]

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The Hard Truth: A Criminal Charge Can Affect Your Divorce

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

Not all criminal charges will affect a divorce case, but many will. Since divorces can get so complicated, a criminal charge can make the situation even more complex. Financial support, child custody, parenting time, and asset division can all be affected by a criminal charge. It depends on things such as… The Nature of The Crime […]

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