Hurley Burish and Stanton, SC Attorneys at law

New Emergency Wisconsin DOR Rule Requires Some Online Sellers to Collect Sales Tax

Authors: Attorney John C. Mitby & Attorney Elizabeth L. Spencer Phone: 608-575-4077, 608-257-0945 Email: jmitby@hurleyburish.com, espencer@hurleyburish.com Effective October 1, 2018, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) now requires remote sellers to collect and remit Wisconsin sales or use taxes but only if their annual sales or transactions exceed a certain amount. The DOR issued this […]

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What Condominium Associations Need to Know About Recent Changes to Fees and Executive Summaries

Authors: Attorney John C. Mitby & Attorney Elizabeth L. Spencer Phone: 608-575-4077, 608-257-0945 Email: jmitby@hurleyburish.com, espencer@hurleyburish.com Condominium law experienced several changes this spring when 2017 Wisconsin Act 303 was enacted. The Act, now law, affects three areas: fees, executive summaries, and payoff statements. 1.The fee changes include that, associations may now only charge fees for […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Permits Warrantless Taking of Blood from an Unconscious Driver

By: Attorney Marcus J. Berghahn Phone: (608) 257-0945 Email: mberghahn@hurleyburish.com Attorney Marcus Berghahn was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Waters program about the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision.  Listen to the discussion here:  https://www.wpr.org/state-supreme-court-says-police-can-draw-blood-unconscious-drunken-drivers On July 3, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held in State v. Mitchell, 2018 WI 84, that police  could take blood […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Decides Handgun Case

If Transporting a Handgun in an Automobile, You Should Have a Concealed Carry Permit to Avoid Criminal Liability By: Attorney Marcus J. Berghahn Phone: (608) 257-0945 Email: mberghahn@hbslawfirm.com We previously wrote about a case in the Wisconsin Supreme Court dealing with the conflict of two statutes that address the carrying of a firearm in an […]

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Assembly Bill 773

The Wis. Legislature just passed the following bill. It is being presented to Governor Walker on April 2, 2018. It makes significant changes to Wis. civil court procedures in the following areas: bill concerns discovery procedures, class action, consumer lending statute of limitations and timely payment of claims. Here is the law under Assembly Bill […]

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Governor Walker Signs Important Revision to Wisconsin’s Asset Forfeiture Statutes Into Law Restoring Balance Between the Power of State and Rights of Its Citizens

By: Attorney Marcus J. Berghahn Phone: (608) 257-0945 Email: mberghahn@hbslawfirm.com On April 3, 2018, Governor Walker signed 2017 Wisconsin Act 211, a bill that changes the rules the State has to follow when it seeks to forfeit property after it has been seized in relation to a crime. The Act significantly changes Wis. Stat. § […]

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Every Day Matters:  What constitutes “a day” for jail credit purposes?

By: Attorney David E. Saperstein & Law Clerk Sarah E. Schuchardt Phone: 608-257-0945 Email: dsaperstein@hbslawfirm.com One of the more inconsistent practices of circuit courts in criminal sentencing hearings over the years has been the calculation of jail credit earned by a defendant prior to the sentencing hearing.  Depending on the jurisdiction, or even sometimes the […]

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Am I Entitled to My Ex-Spouse’s Social Security Benefits?

Authors: Attorney Daniel J. Schlichting & Law Clerk Sarah E. Schuchardt Phone: (608) 257-0945 Email: dschlich@hbslawfirm.com A divorced spouse can receive a portion of their ex-spouse’s social security benefits. However, there are certain requirements in order to be eligible: You must be unmarried; You must be at least 62 years old; Your marriage to your […]

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