What Is the Difference between a “Contested Divorce” and “Uncontested Divorce”?

Many decisions must be made throughout a divorce case. Details pertaining to child support, property division and child custody are just some of these decisions. If two spouses can agree upon resolution of these issues, it is deemed an “uncontested divorce”. In the case of an uncontested divorce, litigation is not necessary. If spouses are […]

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OWI Consequences When Minor Is Present

As exhibited by the following Wisconsin Department of Transportation OWI Penalty Chart, the consequences of any OWI charge become steeper in the event that a minor is in the vehicle. In these cases, a minor is considered anyone who is under 16 years of age. This means they are not old enough to drive themselves.  […]

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How To Avoid Probate

Probate is a process that you should hope to avoid. It is both timely, and costly. Here are the top three ways to ensure probate is successfully avoided. For estate planning guidance, contact the attorneys at Eastbridge Law Group, LLC. We use our knowledge and experience to ensure our clients’ interests and wishes are guarded.  

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The Border Crisis

President and CEO of the National Immigration Forum Ali Noorani stated, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the pent-up demand that was at the border.” During the last couple of months, the number of unaccompanied children arriving at the border has dramatically risen. According to experts, new immigration laws must be developed, aside from the feat […]

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Modern Estate Planning Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has surely highlighted the unpredictability of life. The onset of the pandemic has prompted many to either initiate an estate plan or update their current estate plan.  Newer tips exist, on how and why you should create an estate plan. Among these tips include locating crucial documents, as well as considering the […]

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Ignition Interlock Devices in Wisconsin

According to Wisconsin Act 100, an ignition interlock device is required following an OWI charge, if these circumstances are present: You are a repeat OWI offender If you are a first time OWI offender whose BAC was more than .15 percent If you refused to provide chemical testing In the event of the requirement of […]

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What Is National Healthcare Decisions Day?

April 16 marks National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD). The day was created in order to initiate greater public awareness about just how important advance care planning is.  Considering your advance care plan wishes can prove emotionally challenging. However, life poses great unpredictability. Advance care planning is an important step to save grief for your loved […]

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What Is the Current Situation at the United States Southern Border?

According to an article by rescue.org, “Violence, climate change, rising poverty and COVID-19 are forcing thousands of people from northern Central America and other regions in crisis to flee their homes.” The number of individuals seeking asylum at the southern border has surged. Many of these individuals are unaccompanied minors. 

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Influence of Social Media on Divorce Cases

Unfortunately, or fortunately, social media largely impacts divorce litigation. Amid COVID-19 especially, individuals are spending more time on social media platforms than ever. Here are some tips on what actions to avoid taking on social media during your divorce case. These tips are important, as the contents of you and your spouse’s social profiles could […]

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What Is Wisconsin’s Implied Consent Law?

According to Wisconsin’s implied consent law, upon driving a vehicle, you automatically consent to chemical testing by law enforcement if they suspect you are driving under the influence. If you refuse these tests, you will suffer added penalties.   Even if you fail such tests, there are multiple reasons to doubt their accuracy. The breath test machines […]

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