Simply put, granting power of attorney to another individual gives them the ability to make certain decisions on your behalf. The decisions they can make, and the limits of these decisions, depends entirely on the parameters you layout in the legal document granting the power of attorney.   To put it another way, “power of…
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health care directive

A health care directive — also known as a living will, health care proxy, or advance directive — is an important document that outlines your wishes and intentions regarding the level of end-of-life medical care you receive, if and when you’re not in a position to clearly articulate these wishes. For example, you may request…
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Man looking out a window

Have you ever been in a situation where you and another person simply could not resolve a dispute? Picture this: your neighbor comes to your door and explains that they have an important errand but are experiencing car trouble. They ask to borrow your car so they can complete their errand, and you agree. However, when they…
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shaking hands

Wisconsin and Minnesota have differences in their family law. Sometimes, the differences are slight and it is just the wording that varies. Other times, however, the laws are completely different between the two states.   While going through a divorce in a family law court, it is important to hire competent, experienced representation. Don’t think…
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bankrupt

If your financial situation has changed so that your bills are far exceeding your personal income, you may be considering filing bankruptcy – especially if you’re receiving constant calls from collection agencies and creditors. Filing bankruptcy can stop aggressive creditors and relieve you of some of the stress and worry, but several considerations must first…
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