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Desk Reference, Wisconsin Attorney's
  • AK0003
  • 978-1-57862-304-4

1492+ pp.; 5th ed. 2014-2015
2 volume set

Essential information on a wide range of practice areas

The Wisconsin Attorney’s Desk Reference is a uniquely useful collection of actionable information on 11 practice areas and 35 topics grouped by related subject areas. Perfect as a primer, a refresher, or a starting point, the Desk Reference is designed to be an easy-to-use guide for any attorney who needs a quick answer to a question, or an introduction into an area of law.

What will you find inside?

• Citations to statutes, cases, and other authorities
• Definitions
• Procedural steps
• Examples

A lifesaver for the busy professional

In the Desk Reference, you’ll find that complicated procedures have been condensed into easy-to-follow outlines, with an emphasis on the procedures you must follow for success. You’ll also find substantive information to get you started, including the most important case and statutory citations to help save you hours of research time. Chapter introductions provide scope and additional resources.

The 2014–15 supplement reflects developments occurring since publication of the 2014 updated edition.  Updated sections include:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor/Debtor Relations
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Probating and Estate
  • Guardianship
  • Medicaid Divestment
  • Independent adoption
  • Divorce actions affecting the family
  • TPR
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Copyright
  • Patent Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademark law
  • Construction Lien Law
  • Foreclosing a land contract
  • Foreclosing a Mortgage on real estate
  • Landlord/Tenant law
  • Purchase and Sale of Real Property
  • Mental Health Act
  • Animal Law
  • How to Cite

Summary of contents

Volume I
How to Use this Book
Administrative Law

  • Fair Employment Act
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Family or Medical Leave Act
  • Immigration Law

Appellate Procedure

  • Appellate Procedure

Business Law

  • Buying and Selling a Business
  • Organizing a Business

Civil Litigation

  • Litigation References and Resources
  • Costs Upon Frivolous Claims and Defenses
  • Notice of Claim/Limitation of Liability
  • Settlement/Subrogation
  • Statutes of Limitation
  • Lemon Law Litigation


  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor/Debtor Relations

Criminal Law

  • Criminal Procedure

Estate Planning and Probate

  • Probating an Estate
  • Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Durable Power of Attorney
  • Medicaid Divestment

Volume II
Family Law

  • Independent Adoption: Representing Adoptive Parents
  • Divorce and Actions Affecting the Family
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Domestic Abuse

Intellectual Property

  • Copyright
  • Patent Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademark Law

Real Estate and Property

  • Construction Lien Law
  • Foreclosing a Land Contract
  • Foreclosing a Mortgage on Real Estate
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Purchase and Sale of Real Property


  • Mental Health Act
  • Animal Law
  • How to Cite

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