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Desk Reference, Wisconsin Attorney's 2017
  • AK0003E17

1414+ pp.; 6th ed. 2017

Updated Annually
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.

Keeping you up-to-date

The 2017 revision reflects significant legal developments such as:

  • Legislative changes regarding the foreclosure process
  • Immunity from liability for injury resulting from administration or failure to administer an epinephrine auto-injector
  • A 2016 Wisconsin Supreme Court decision discussing whether the made-whole doctrine applies to a claim brought by a subrogated insurer against tortfeasor or tortfeasor’s insurer if subrogated insurer’s insured has previously settled with tortfeasor
  • A self-petition remedy for abused immigrants
  • A new chapter in the Wisconsin Administrative Code relating to rules on pre-employment drug testing for unemployment insurance claimants

The supplement also reflects the latest developments in the following practice areas:

  • Fair Employment Act
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Family or Medical Leave Act
  • Immigration Law
  • Appellate Procedure
  • Buying and Selling a Business
  • Organizing a Business
  • Litigation References and Resources
  • Costs Upon Frivolous Claims
  • Notice of Claim/Limitation of Liability
  • Settlement/Subrogation
  • Statutes of Limitation
  • Lemon Law Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor/Debtor Relations
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Probating an Estate
  • Guardianship
  • Medicaid Divestment
  • Independent Adoption
  • Divorce and Actions Affecting the Family
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • 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


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