Sometimes all you need to navigate the legal landscape is a little information. Our blogs and articles touch on a wide spectrum of legal matters that can pop up in both business and everyday life, and we hope they’ll shed a little light wherever you happen to need it.

WFJ Presents: Qualifying for a Home Mortgage as a First-Time Home Buyer in Minnesota

Looking for your first home is an exciting and overwhelming experience. Before the house-hunting begins, a first time home buyer should be aware of mortgage qualification requirements. An understanding of the process will allow you to determine whether you need to make any financial changes before applying for a loan. By taking just a few simple steps, you can vastly improve the likelihood that your mortgage will be approved.

WFJ Presents: Wisconsin Foreclosure FAQ

If you have ever been served with paperwork to foreclose on your home or other real property such as a commercial building or rental property, you know that it can be one of the most stressful events imaginable. However, that stress can be alleviated by understanding the foreclosure process and what your options are. To that end, I have put together answers to several frequently asked questions by persons facing foreclosure in Wisconsin.

WFJ Presents: Indemnity Agreements: What are they? Are they for me?

Indemnity clauses are in lots of contracts. For some, they are wonderful. For others, they are not! Before we get into that though, it is important to understand what they are.

WFJ Presents: Dealing with Holiday Parenting Time After Divorce: 3 Simple Steps to Reduce Stress

The holidays are here again! For some families, this time of year can be more stressful than jolly, however. If you have been through a divorce, this classic WFJ article may be helpful to you in the next few months.

New $20 Court Filing Fee for Wisconsin Traffic Cases

The Wisconsin Circuit Courts have recently implemented mandatory e-filing for attorneys representing clients in traffic cases in the majority of counties. These courts will start requiring a $20.00 fee for every case that an attorney opts in to for representation.

Jeff Nicolet Presents at The Minnesota Subcontractors Association

Jeff Nicolet will be presenting a seminar titled “Understanding and Using Construction Liens” on behalf of The Minnesota Subcontractors Association on February 14, 2017 in Roseville, Minnesota. The seminar will focus on the benefits and procedure for obtaining and enforcing Mechanic’s Liens in Minnesota.

WFJ Presents: Selling Your Small Business, Part Two

In Part One of this series, WFJ’s Small Business Team recounted a business asset purchase which suffered on the back end due to poor planning at the outset. In Part Two, our team provides a brief overview of the considerations and steps we take in guiding our small business clients, both from the seller and purchaser perspectives.