New Wisconsin trust code

On December 13, 2013, Governor Walker signed into law a new Trust Code for Wisconsin. The Trust Code sets forth the statutory rules for administering trusts. Interestingly, most of the statutory rules can be overridden in the trust agreement. That allows great flexibility in drafting trust agreements. To give all affected parties sufficient time to.

Who’s Who

FOS shareholder Diane Slomowitz has been recognized as a legal “Who’s Who” by Continental Publishing. Her recognition is based on referral sources, organizations’ recommendations, and Continental’s research team. Diane concentrates her practice on appellate briefing, legal research and legal writing.

Insurance reimbursement changes – Do they affect you?

As you open your first few 2014 paychecks, you notice something strange. Both your compensation and tax withholding have gone up. You think, “Did I get a raise without knowing about it?” Not really, if you are one of the many employees whose employers reimburse them for health insurance premiums paid by the employees. Rather,.

FOS on the move

FOS shareholder Thomas Shannon participated on a panel of legal, financial and insurance professionals at a career program presented at St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy, Inc. FOS shareholder Francis Hughes has been elected to a second term as president of the St. Thomas More Lawyers Society of Wisconsin. The Society fosters the professional, intellectual and.

Quick action can make all the difference in OWI cases

You are driving home from a party when suddenly you see the unmistakable lights of a law enforcement vehicle behind you. Next thing you know you’re arrested and cited for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) and/or Operating with a Prohibited Alcohol Concentration (PAC). This has never happened to you. As reality settles in, so does the.