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In March of this year, the three major nationwide credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) announced there would be substantial changes to medical collection debt reporting coming this summer in an effort to help consumers faced with unexpected medical bills. The changes will remove nearly 70% of medical collection debt tradelines from consumer credit […]
Estate planning isn’t just for the elderly. Young farmers can also benefit from taking a quick look at their own estate and succession plans. It is not uncommon for the estate and succession planning process to focus on the older generation, as they may be the individuals that have the most assets to plan for, […]
Attorney Shanna Yonke addresses this question in her latest video post.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, Attorney Ashley Hawley felt the timing would be a perfect opportunity to discuss nominations of guardians for minor children and a will. Her latest post walks viewers through the nomination process, the importance of successor options, and the importance of the temporary guardianship form found on the State Bar […]
Growing up on a seventh-generation dairy farm, Mykayla knows firsthand the hard work and long hours that go into running a family or closely held business.
Ruder Ware is pleased to announce the addition of Wisconsin Rapids-based Attorneys J.P. La Chapelle and Eric Preu to its team. La Chapelle, whose family has deep ties to the area, has practiced in Wisconsin Rapids for more than a decade. “Joining Ruder Ware will allow us to offer a broader range of legal services […]
While working at a local bank in Edgar, Ruth saw firsthand how clients who’d just lost their spouse struggled with settling an estate when no pre-planning had been done.
The National Elder Law Foundation recently certified Attorney Aric Burch as a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) – one of twelve in the state of Wisconsin. The only certification program approved by the American Bar Association for elder law, the program was developed to identify lawyers who have the enhanced knowledge, skills, and experience to […]