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Friday, May 27th, 2016 @ 1:21PM

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and in May we take time to reflect and celebrate the act of cars/trucks safely sharing the roadways with motorcyclists. Did you know that car drivers are the leading cause of accidents that result in the death of motorcyclists? It has been proven that…

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 4:51PM

Tips to Saving Money on Closing Costs

When buying a home there are many costs that need to be calculated into your budget. One of those costs is a closing cost. Closing costs include things such as, the appraisal, home inspection, title insurance, loan origination, and so on. All of these costs need to be paid before…

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 @ 7:08PM

Mistakes to Avoid When Starting A Business

Starting a brand new business can be a risky venture, especially if you have never done it before. Did you know that 50% of small businesses fail within the first 5 years of operation? Thus, it’s important to do certain things to ensure that your business is a success. Today…

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 @ 6:41PM

Tax Tips for 2016

It’s about that time of year when Uncle Sam starts collecting his due…ugh. Although 2015 has come and gone, there’s still a lot you can do to make the tax-filing season cheaper and easier, not to mention more profitable. Here’s how… Contribute to Retirement Accounts: Did you know you have…

Monday, March 7th, 2016 @ 3:09PM

Civil Rights Violations While in Custody

There are often times when a person is arrested for a crime he or she did not commit or for a crime that was out of his or her control. No matter the reason for arrest in Wauwatosa, WI, any person held in custody has the right to exercise his…

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 @ 7:34PM

Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

In the United States, the criminal system is divided into different categories based on the level of crime. This categorization determines how the court system treats a particular case, so it is important to understand the differences. As a general rule, the classification of a crime is based on the…

Monday, January 25th, 2016 @ 8:54PM

Signs of Nursing Home Elder Abuse

More than 2 million cases of elder abuse, the mistreatment of elderly people, are reported per year in the United States. Anything from emotional abuse, physical abuse, neglect, and exploitation is considered abuse. With over 34 million elderly people in the United States over the age of 64, it is…

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 @ 4:32PM

5 Tips for Landlords in Wauwatosa, WI

It’s probably taken you some time to purchase your first rental property; you’ve probably put in a lot of work and now you’re finally ready to make some money. If you’re first starting out, it can be overwhelming trying to set everything up, especially the legal aspect of being able…

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 @ 9:48PM

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Your safety is a big concern. If you’ve been in a car accident, an accident at work, or any accident where you’re injured to no fault of your own, you might be able to receive compensation for your injuries. You also may be bombarded with TV, radio, and billboard ads…

Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 1:36PM

The Top 5 Mobile Apps For Attorneys

Whether in your personal or professional life, your smartphone is probably always at your fingertips. You can quickly check the weather for your day out or jot down a quick note to remember later. Smartphones have definitely changed the way that we live our day-to-day lives. Here at Schmidlkofer, Toth,…

Monday, July 6th, 2015 @ 4:35PM

The Pros and Cons of Prenuptial Agreements

Celebrities usually were the main users of prenuptial agreements in the past, but that is not the case nowadays. Things have certainly changed in the last few years and more couples from all income levels are deciding to have a prenup before tying the knot. We’re going to discuss some…