Posts Categorized: General Law

We didn’t start the fire.

Fire. It’s what brought us in from the wilderness eons ago. Fire has been present throughout mankind’s history ever since. There are few things in life better than sitting around a campfire with good friends and maybe a few beers as the old stories and jokes are shared again and again. How nice is it… MORE

When does “Harassment” get you a restraining order?

Wisconsin has defined harassment in Wis. Stat. §813.125(1) as any of the following: “(a) Striking, shoving, kicking or otherwise subjecting another person to physical contact; engaging in an act that would constitute abuse under §48.02(1), sexual assault under §940.225, or staking under §940.32; or attempting or threatening to do the same. (b) Engaging in a… MORE

Communicating with your attorney

One of the most challenging pieces of being an attorney is learning the art of communication. In law school we are taught statutes, procedures and how to talk to a jury, but no one really discusses the importance of communicating with your client. It is pivotal in any attorney- client relationship that you understand why… MORE

Venue- Where to do I file?

Working here on the border, we often have questions come up as to where a case can/should be heard, Wisconsin vs. Minnesota.  There are some attorneys here in Hudson that work on both sides of the border, but at Nelson & Lindquist, S.C. we only handle cases in Wisconsin.   You have to be a… MORE