Feel Empowered During Your Divorce Journey

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

Learn the ins and outs of a Wisconsin divorce, from filing through the final hearing in a DIY intensive 4-hour workshop with experienced Wisconsin Family Law Attorney Stacy J. Schlemmer of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. Topics to be covered include options for how to file a divorce, the timeline of a divorce, relevant statutes, […]

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How Much is the Average Personal Injury Settlement in Wisconsin?

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

If you’re asking this question, you are not alone. Asking about your personal injury settlement is one of the top questions you should ask yourself if you think you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Many people think, “How Much Should I Sue For Personal Injury?” That’s not entirely how personal injury settlements […]

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Avi Berk Achieves Recertification in Civil Trial Law With the National Board of Trial Advocacy

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

We are pleased to announce that Attorney Avram D. Berk of the law firm has successfully achieved recertification as a Civil Trial Specialist from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set […]

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Free Britney Movement Shines a Light on Conservatorships and Guardianships

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

Britney Spears and the #FreeBritney movement is in the news again, which means it’s a good time to shine a spotlight on guardianships and conservatorships in the State of Wisconsin.  In 2008 a conservatorship action in California was brought for Britney Spears due to concerns over her mental health.  It’s important to note that California […]

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How To Stay Safe On Your Snowmobile This Winter

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

When you live in Wisconsin, one of the most enjoyable winter activities is snowmobiling. Snowmobiling can be a recreational activity with family or friends, and it can even be a means of transportation while you are hunting or ice fishing. Even though riding on a snowmobile can be fun, there is still the potential for […]

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Wisconsin Sees Increase In Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities

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

Newly released statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) show alcohol-related fatalities fell by 3.6% across the United States in 2018. However, Wisconsin saw a more than 5% increase in traffic deaths where alcohol was a factor. The total number of deaths (588) on Wisconsin roadways in 2018 decreased compared to 2017, which […]

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Boating Under The Influence In Wisconsin: The Facts

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

In late summer of 2017, a 53-year-old man from suburban Milwaukee was boating on Lake Nagawicka. Without slowing down, he steered his white deck boat into the side of a pontoon. A 61-year-old woman was ejected from the pontoon, “and died from drowning and blunt force trauma.” The driver of the white deck boat, a […]

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What Are The Most Common ATV Accident Injuries?

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

People love living in Wisconsin during the summer because of all the outdoor adventures and activities they can enjoy. Now is peak ATV-riding season with many people escaping to their lake cabins or spending their vacation time exploring one of the many scenic and thrilling Wisconsin ATV trails. However, if you are a responsible rider, […]

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When Should You Update Your Will In Wisconsin?

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

Unlike a photo album that might sit and gather dust on a shelf, your will needs care and attention throughout your life. This important document needs your help to remain accurate and relevant for use at any moment. Outdated documents can have the same serious consequences as incomplete or inaccurate ones. Worse, courts might have […]

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