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Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements: What’s the Point?

By SB Law | July 10, 2018

Confidentiality and Non-disclosure Agreements are a fact of life for many businesses.  Companies are asked to sign them all the time. But do they really accomplish anything?  The answer – as is often the case in legal matters – is, “it depends.” Generally speaking, a Non-Disclosure Agreement (or in industry jargon, an “NDA”) is intended …

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Who should I choose as guardian for my children?

By SB Law | June 14, 2018

By:  Alison C. Petri © 2018 One of the hardest decisions parents need to make is to determine who they want to care for their minor child upon death (i.e. a “guardian”). No parent wants to imagine this possibility, but it is imperative for it to be part of the planning process. Below are some …

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Attorney Alison Petri Receives Professional Women of the Year Award, Women In Management – Manitowoc Chapter

By SB Law | May 23, 2018

Attorney Alison Petri was awarded the Professional Women Of The Year Award, presented by the Women In Management, Manitowoc Chapter. Partner Michelle Birschbach nominated Alison for the prestigious award. Read why she nominated Alison! I have had the joy and privilege of working with Alison for a number of years.  She began as an associate attorney at …

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Combining Flexibility and Liability Protection in the Operation of Your Business

By SB Law | May 18, 2018

By:  Samuel J. Spurney © 2018 When clients contact us to assist them with starting a business, many clients (understandably) do not know what a limited liability company is and how it can be beneficial in the operation of their business. A limited liability company (LLC) is a business structure created under Chapter 183 of …

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Finding Your Way Home

By SB Law | April 11, 2018

Please see below for information regarding a free, five part workshop on the aging process and available resources.    

Michelle Birschbach, Guest Speaker For Next Avenue Community Conversations

By SB Law | March 20, 2018

Michelle Birschbach of Steimle Birschbach, LLC will be a guest speaker for Milwaukee PBS Next Avenue Community Conversations, Combatting Loneliness Over 50. For event details please view the flyer below:

What You Need To Know About “FSBO”

By SB Law | March 20, 2018

By:  Samuel J. Spurney © 2018 For most people, buying and selling their home is the most expensive transaction that they will ever engage in. While not as common as utilizing a real estate agent to market and sell a home, some people choose to sell their home “For Sale by Owner” (FSBO).  The reasons …

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Does a Will Avoid Probate?

By SB Law | February 27, 2018

A common misconception is that a Last Will and Testament (a “will”) avoids probate administration. A will is a legal document that expresses someone’s intention for what is to happen after they die. A will can be basic or complex. Wills generally set forth where you want your assets to go upon your death, after …

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Terms and Conditions: Those are Just Boilerplate, Right?

By SB Law | January 31, 2018

By: Andrew J. Steimle Are you entering into a contract without even realizing it?  If you either buy or sell goods on a purchase order basis (“POs”), the answer is “probably.” Many companies either buy or sell raw materials, components or finished goods purely on a PO basis.  It is just not realistic in today’s …

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