Hurley Burish and Stanton, SC Attorneys at law

Divorced/Single with minor children and planning to move? Read this Primer on the Change in the Wisconsin Relocation Statute

Attorney Sarah SchuchardtPhone: 608-257-0945Email: sschuchardt@hurleyburish.com Wisconsin changed the relocation statute just over a year ago, which changed the process and what a parent must establish before getting approval to relocate with the minor child(ren) after a divorce or paternity judgment. Previously, a parent seeking to relocate only had to provide notice and an opportunity to […]

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An Expunged OWI Counts for Purposes of Determining Penalties for Subsequent OWIs

Attorney Sarah SchuchardtPhone: 608-257-0945Email: sschucardt@hurleyburish.com The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling on December 21, 2018 in State of Wisconsin v. Justin A. Braunschweig, 2018 WI 113, that a prior expunged OWI must be counted when determining penalties for subsequent OWIs.  State of Wisconsin v. Justin A. Braunschweig, 2018 WI 113, ¶ 2.  The […]

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Non-Competes: Considerations for Both Employers and Employees

Author: Attorney Elizabeth L. Spencer Phone: 608-257-0945 Email: espencer@hurleyburish.com When an employer and an employee end their employment relationship, there are many loose ends that need to be tied up. One area that employees should review and employers should be monitoring is the status of any non-compete agreement and any restrictive covenants. The Law A […]

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Texting While Driving Legislation

Authors: Attorney John C. Mitby & Law Clerk Sarah E. Schuchardt Phone: 608-575-4077 Email: jmitby@hbslawfirm.com New Legislation Pending to Modernize Texting While Driving Statute The Wisconsin Association for Justice is promoting a bill that will modernize Wisconsin’s text messaging statute. The bill will expand the prohibited activities to entering, transmitting, or accessing data while driving. […]

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Wisconsin’s Implied Consent Law after State v. Blackman

By: David E. Saperstein Email: dsaperstein@hbslawfirm.com Phone: 608-257-0945 I see three big “take-aways” from last month’s surprising decision by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin (SCOW) in State v. Blackman1. The assertion that probable cause still matters in the context of Wisconsin’s beleaguered Implied Consent Law is perhaps the biggest take-away. Coming in a close second, […]

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MillerCoors LLC v. Millis Transfer Inc.: An Expensive Lesson about Indemnity Provisions

Authors: Attorney John C. Mitby & Law Sarah Schuchardt Phone: 608-575-4077 Email: jmitby@hbslawfirm.com In MillerCoors LLC v. Millis Transfer Inc., Zurich American Ins. Co., 2015AP1894 (WI Ct. App. 2017), the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin affirmed the holding of the circuit court, which found that Millis had breached its duty to defend and indemnify MillerCoors […]

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