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How Does Wisconsin Handle the Partition of Real Estate?

There are often occasions when one may share ownership of real estate with another person.   Many times, that business or personal relationship will run its course.   However, that does not solve the problem of what to do with the real estate.   When at least two co-owners of real property cannot agree on how best to use or dispose of...

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The Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), enacted in 2021, goes into effect on January 1, 2024. The CTA was enacted to combat illicit activity, such as tax fraud, money laundering and financing of terrorist activities.  Most entities and closely held businesses organized or operating in the United States will be required to file information about the entity and the individuals...

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Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision Creates Additional Post-Holiday Hurdles and Headaches for Taxpayers

As the end of the year quickly approaches, for those challenging their property taxes in Wisconsin, it brings about a bevy of deadlines and procedural entanglements.   A recent decision issued by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Saint John’s Cmtys. v. City of Milwaukee, 2022 WI 69 (Wis. 2022), has done nothing to make that easier for taxpayers or...

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What to Do When Your Business Has Been Served with a Lawsuit?

When another party serves your business with a lawsuit, it can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. However, it is essential to remain calm and take immediate action to protect your business’s financial interests. Here are the key steps your business should consider taking if you find yourself in this situation in Wisconsin: Contact an Experienced Milwaukee Business or...

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What Should You Do When You Receive a Reservation of Rights Letter?

Many businesses and individual insurance policyholders are targets of civil claims each year for a variety of reasons.  Policyholders are often faced with allegations of negligence or intentional acts, mistakes made by employees, defective work products or other sorts of property damage.   In those cases, if that business or individual has insurance coverage, then they can tender that claim...

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Mallery Represents Legacy Bakehouse LLC in Business Sale

Mallery s.c. is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Legacy Bakehouse LLC, to a private equity firm. Legacy Bakehouse is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of superior and innovative baked snack products, including snack mixes, bagel chips, pita chips, rye chips, and bread sticks, among others. For decades, the company has been creating one-of-a-kind...

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How To Claim Abandoned Real Estate in Milwaukee

We have all heard the stories. A long-lost aunt or uncle dies with no heirs, and their mansion and riches sit abandoned, waiting only for some distant relative to claim them. Unfortunately, fantastical claims like this have little connection to reality. While the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) holds over $600 million in unclaimed property, real estate is not...

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Wisconsin Enacts New Limited Liability Company Laws

Wisconsin recently enacted new laws for LLCs, which will take effect January 1, 2023. The updated laws are intended to modernize Wisconsin’s business entity laws, harmonizing them with each other and making Wisconsin a more attractive place to do business. Businesses and holding companies operating as Wisconsin LLCs should pay very close attention to these changes, a few of...

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