You found a perfect piece of property in Wisconsin where you can see yourself building what you always dreamed of: your flower shop at street level, your home above it. You tell the real estate agent your plan, but she puts a quick end to it. “You can’t build that here. This lot isn’t zoned… Continue reading Seek help if you’re requesting a zoning change in Wisconsin
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For many couples, divorce is not something that strikes without warning. In the movies, it always seems like one spouse walks in on the other one in the midst of an affair or some other dramatic event. While this does happen, it is far more common for little things to cause the couple’s relationship to… Continue reading Key signs that divorce may be drawing closer
Just like individuals swimming in debt may choose to file for bankruptcy as a way to alleviate their financial pressures, businesses often do the same. They may file for Chapter 7, 11 or 13 bankruptcy depending on how they’re incorporated, the assets and debts they have and whether they’re looking to remain in business. Chapter 13 bankruptcy… Continue reading The 3 different types of bankruptcy that a business can file
Keeping your credit score up can help you avoid bankruptcy. On the other hand, if you have already struggled with bankruptcy, boosting your credit score can help you get back on track. The following post lists factors that affect your credit score. Your credit card payment history If you continuously miss credit card payments or frequently pay… Continue reading What affects your credit score?
If you’ve lost a job or are drowning in medical bills, then calls coming in from collectors can be like salt in a wound. Their unrelenting nature may leave you searching for a solution to get them to stop. While bankruptcy can provide the type of relief that you’re looking for, you may not know… Continue reading Deciding whether to file Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy can be hard
In order to qualify for a divorce in Wisconsin, one or both of the spouses must have lived in the state for at least six months prior to filing under 767.06 (1m) of the existing code. Like many other jurisdictions in the country, Wisconsin is a “no-fault” divorce state. What essentially this means is that neither… Continue reading What are the requirements to divorce in Wisconsin?
The law firm of Steinhilber Swanson LLP, with offices in Oshkosh, Madison, Milwaukee and Wisconsin, has been augmented through the addition of two new partners, James D. Sweet and Michael P. Richman. Sweet is a nationally-recognized chapter 11 business debtors’ lawyer, and Michael P. Richman, also nationally recognized for his chapter 11 experience (including bankruptcy litigation… Continue reading Press Release
Steinhilber Swanson, a busy Madison law firm with four Attorneys is seeking a Legal Assistant (paralegal) to assist in civil litigation, family and bankruptcy law matters. Work station has a great view of downtown and the lake. Those with paralegal skills are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include the following: • Drafting, proofreading and finalizing documents… Continue reading Need Now: Motivated Full-Time Legal Assistant
For many people, their home is their largest investment. If you face financial hardship, it is extremely discouraging to think you might lose your home in the process. However, there is still hope. Also known as reorganization bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be especially beneficial for homeowners. Essentially, this is a repayment plan, and can… Continue reading Can you keep your home during bankruptcy?
People don’t plan to get into overwhelming debt. However, it happens to more people than you might expect. The future is unpredictable, and unexpected events can turn what was once a stable debt load into something seemingly completely out-of-control. When your debt load starts to feel like more than you can handle, what steps you… Continue reading What should you keep in mind when debt gets overwhelming?