Our 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

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

Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. is pleased to announce that Amy M. Risseeuw and Avram D. Berk have been named as Top Rated Personal Injury Attorneys on the 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list. “We are proud that attorneys from Peterson, Berk & Cross continue to be recognized as leaders in the legal community. Although I […]

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

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 in the upcoming weeks: Thursday, November 25, 2021 – OFFICES CLOSED ALL DAY Friday, November 26, 2021 – OFFICES CLOSED ALL […]

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Peterson, Berk & Cross Intern Spotlight

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

Macy Taylor began her internship with Peterson, Berk & Cross in 2020, as an Appleton North High School senior. Her interest in criminal justice led her to a part-time opportunity with the firm. Throughout her time with our office, we have been impressed with the speed at which she learns new things, such as legal […]

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What is Premises Liability?

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

Premises liability means that property owners and managers are responsible for ensuring their property is safe. If a patron or visitor is injured on their property, then the injured party can recover damages. Fault must be proven Wisconsin’s Safe Place Statute details the requirement of public properties being free of hazards. You can view the […]

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Paralegal Participates in Paws for a Cause Charity Demolition Day

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

Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. paralegal, Molly Steiner, has motorsports in her blood. She has been involved in demolition derbies for half of her life. Molly grew up in a small community with a dad and brother who made demolition derbies a family tradition. As a child, she watched them participate in this unique motorsport, […]

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Car Accidents Are Not Always the Drivers Fault

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

A New Holstein woman was injured after an equipment failure caused her vehicle to roll over. This is a stark reminder that motor vehicle accidents are not always the fault of a driver. Personal injury claims can be pursued against the manufacturers of defective equipment, providing compensation to the injured. https://www.wbay.com/2021/09/18/new-holstein-woman-injured-sheboygan-county-crash/

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Child Carseat Laws in Wisconsin

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

When it comes to ensuring children are seated safely in child seats, what does Wisconsin law require? Requirements under Wisconsin law include: -“Babies less than 1 year old, or less than 20 lbs. must be in a rear-facing child seat in the back seat” -“If at least one year old and 20 pounds, but less […]

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Ways to Establish Paternity in Wisconsin

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

In Wisconsin, ways to establish paternity include: -Voluntarily Paternity Acknowledgment -Court Ruling -Genetic Testing -Acknowledgement of Marital Child Which avenue is taken depends on your unique circumstances. If you have questions about establishing paternity in Wisconsin, or need experienced guidance throughout your case, contact our paternity lawyers. Doing so is the first step to ensure […]

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Family Law Cases

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

When it comes to your family law case, it is important to be cognizant of what content exists on your social media accounts. It is helpful to revise your privacy settings, or remove friends who you feel may use your posts against you. Such posts that may be used against you in property division negotiations […]

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