Petit & Dommershausen Legal Blog

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

By PD Blogger | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Importance of Understanding How to Take Title The law of real property is rife with complicated language intended to answers basic questions. “What if I want to add someone as an owner of my property?” seems like a simple enough inquiry, but to a real estate lawyer, answering that question requires a clear understanding […]

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How do I resolve my loved one’s estate?

By Nathan Wojan | September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lawyers Can Help You Resolve Your Loved One’s Estate The passing of a loved one is one of the more difficult time period’s in life.  Petit & Dommershausen, SC can help you handle the Probate Process and resolution of your loved one’s estate so that you may focus on the fond memories of your loved […]

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What is a prenuptial agreement and should you have one?

By PD Blogger | September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you know someone in Wisconsin who is engaged or married? Have you talked to them about a prenuptial agreement? Attorneys from Oshkosh and the Fox Valley can guide you in the right direction. A prenuptial agreement is a legally binding contract that two people negotiate and sign with a view toward what would happen […]

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC): Penalties and Consequences in Wisconsin

By PD Blogger | August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The possession of marijuana and substances containing any amount of THC remains illegal in Wisconsin. Therefore, even if you have obtained a legal prescription of medical marijuana from another state, it becomes illegal when you bring it into Wisconsin. Under the Wisconsin Controlled Substances Act, THC is considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance in the […]

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Mile of Music 5

By PD Blogger | July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Petit & Dommershausen, SC Welcomes Mile of Music Please find the Mile 5 Schedule information here! Contact the law firm here! The Attorneys and Staff at P&D would like to extend a warm welcome to all the artists and music fans attending the 2017 Mile of Music.  Many of the Attorneys and Staff may be found […]

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Fighting a College Suspension or Expulsion

By Nathan Wojan | July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Worried about a college suspension? Did you know that the Wisconsin Administrative Code permits UW System Universites and Colleges to suspend and/or expel students for violations of the student code when the student is on campus or off campus? You heard that right, the administration can punish you for something that doesn’t happen at school. […]

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Is your criminal conviction in Wisconsin stopping you from becoming a police officer?

By PD Blogger | July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is common for people to have criminal backgrounds. In fact nearly one-third of American adults have been arrested by age 23. However, not all convictions prevent you from obtaining a job in law enforcement, especially in Wisconsin. While each jurisdiction and agency has specific regulations, generally speaking, individuals with felony, and certain misdemeanor convictions/arrests will be […]

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Preventing Local Governments from Controlling Your Farming Operation

By PD Blogger | June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has ever worked in the farming industry will tell you that the only thing you can count on from day to day is uncertainty. Farming truly is, one of the hardest professions anyone can enter, between the early mornings, long days, uncertain weather, and the ever changing rules. It takes a truly committed […]

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My spouse is having an affair, can I file for divorce? Or maybe my spouse isn’t having affair, can I still file?

By PD Blogger | June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

You absolutely can file for divorce in either circumstance, but infidelity (aka cheating spouse syndrome) is not a requirement for divorce in Wisconsin. Of course, infidelity can be the reason a spouse files for divorce, but the only required basis to file for divorce in Wisconsin is that the marriage is irretrievably broken. When a […]

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Purchasing a Home: Why Buyers Should Have Legal Counsel

By PD Blogger | May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

First Time Homebuyer? The decision to purchase a home is at the same time thrilling and overwhelming. It begins with a few internet searches and downloading a real estate app and suddenly it is market reports and researching the different ways to take title. The home-buying process is full of confusing information. Hiring an attorney […]

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