Blog: News & Tips

Wynn at Law, LLC has created this news & tips blog to help our clients and prospective clients find a better understanding of topics related to bankruptcy, estate planning, real estate, budgeting, and general legal matters.

This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us for more information and welcome your calls, emails, and contact form messages.


Ways to take Title to Real Estate

If you are considering acquiring real estate with a spouse, family member, business partner, or any other individual, you will be required to specify how title will be taken to that property. In Wisconsin, there are three ways to take...
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How Property Tax Appeals Function in Wisconsin

If you have recently purchased or remodeled a home, then you may have noticed your tax assessment increase. Tax assessments are performed annually and based off the previous year’s data as a way of reevaluating changes that may have affected...
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My Credit Card Company has a Judgment against me

Now what do I do? Once a credit company obtains a judgement against a debtor for failure to pay a debt, the door is opened for the creditor to collect that debt through several methods. Debtors in this situation are...
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Do I need to update my estate planning after moving to Wisconsin?

Whenever you experience a change in circumstances, such as moving states and acquiring new property, it is always a good idea to review your estate planning with an attorney to ensure that it up to date with current state laws...
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The Intersection Between Filing for Divorce and Filing for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you to discharge unwanted unsecured debt and get a fresh start on your finances. Unsecured debt is any debt that is not backed by an asset, such as credit cards, medical bills, payday...
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Small Estate Transfer by Affidavit

What does it cover and how does it work? Wisconsin’s Small Estate Affidavit statute allows estates under $50,000 to avoid probate and instead be transferred via affidavit. See Wis Stat. §867.03. It can be used by an heir, a trustee...
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Help! My Neighbor’s Trees are Hanging Over my Property Line

Issue – Overhanging Trees: Suppose your neighbor does not perform regular maintenance on trees located on your adjacent property line. As a result, the branches are overgrown, not pleasant-looking, and provide too much shade in an area that you had...
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Building on Vacant Land in Wisconsin: How to Purchase Land

If you’re thinking of sidestepping the housing shortage and bidding wars, buying a vacant lot to build your dream home may be the solution for you. Even if you do not know where to start, buying vacant land doesn’t need...
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Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Wisconsin: What You Should Know

Have you tried negotiating debt with your creditors but still struggle to handle all of your payments? If you answered yes, then filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Wisconsin may be a solution to minimize your debt load. Bankruptcy can...
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