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Jim Palmer: Wisconsin Senate must act on police reform

(4 days ago) Wisconsin Law. Welcome to the Wisconsin Law section of FindLaw's State Law collection. This section contains user-friendly summaries of Wisconsin laws as well as citations or links to relevant sections of Wisconsin's official online statutes. Please select a topic from the list below to get started.

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Wisconsin Statutes Table of Contents

(4 days ago) The electronic updated Wisconsin Statutes are published under s. 35.18 (1) (b), stats., are certified under s. 35.18 (2) (b), stats., and are prima facie evidence that they are the Wisconsin Statutes “as they purport to be" under s. 889.01, stats.

https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/prefaces/toc

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Wisconsin Legislature: statutes

(9 days ago) The Wisconsin Statutes are a compilation of the general laws of the state of Wisconsin currently in effect that have been given statute section numbers by legislation or supreme court order. The statutes on this web site are regularly updated to include legislation adopted during each legislative session. The Wisconsin Statutes are printed every two years.

https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/help/statutes/_1

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Wisconsin Statutes FindLaw

(9 days ago) Wisconsin Statutes. Wisconsin Constitution State Sovereignty, Jurisdiction and Divisions (Ch. 1 to 4) Elections (Ch. 5 to 12) Organization of State Government (Ch. 13 to 22) Public Lands, Waters and Natural Resources (Ch. 23 to 33)

https://codes.findlaw.com/wi/

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Home - Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty

(1 days ago) Home Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. CUTTING THROUGH THE NOISE ON COVID-19 AND VACCINES. Navigating through the polarized environment on the threat of the virus and the efficacy of vaccines. Learn More. Join WILL at Our Annual Gala. Come celebrate 10 years of …

https://will-law.org/

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University of Wisconsin Law School

(2 days ago) Biography. Daniel P. Tokaji is the Fred W. & Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, effective August 1, 2020. As Dean, he serves as the chief academic and executive officer of the school, with responsibility for faculty and staff development, …

https://secure.law.wisc.edu/profiles/[email protected]

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Wisconsin Court System - Admission to the State Bar of

(Just Now) Admission on proof of practice. The applicant who applies for admission to the practice of law in Wisconsin must show they have been substantially engaged in the practice of law in a state or territory, the federal government, or the District of Columbia for three years within the …

https://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/bar.htm

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2021 Marijuana Laws Wisconsin: Possession, Paraphernalia

(7 days ago) In Wisconsin, several local jurisdictions have enacted municipal laws or resolutions to (either fully or partially) decriminalize minor recreational cannabis possession offenses. Madison is the only jurisdiction with full decriminalization of marijuana possession (up to 28 grams).

https://www.grievelaw.com/WisconsinDrug/MarijuanaTHC/Laws

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Here Are 10 Dumb, Silly, And Weird Laws In Wisconsin

(3 days ago) 6. In Racine, it is illegal to shoot missiles at parade participants. Selena N.B.H./Flickr. This is a great example of "it wouldn't be a law unless someone was a total moron." Thanks for a truly weird thing about Wisconsin. 7. In Wausau, you cannot throw snowballs. John Lodder/Flickr. Clearly, whoever wrote this law got humiliated in a snowball

https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/wisconsin/illegal-wi/

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Wisconsin Hours of Work and Overtime Law - Department of

(9 days ago) The state overtime law applies to most Wisconsin employers, including state and local units of government but not necessarily to each individual worker. Covered workers, regardless of age, must be paid 1 1/2 times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week.

https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/laborstandards/overtimefaq.htm

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Wisconsin's John Doe Law: Why the State Legislature MUST

(2 days ago) Wisconsin legislators left police officers at the mercy of the John Doe Law. This is wrong, and it should be changed. A travesty of justice is unfolding in a Milwaukee County courtroom, where an already exonerated (many times) police officer is having to rely on the fairness of a former public defender/Jim Doyle appointed judge whose ex-wife and the mother of his child has been calling for the

https://minnesotarightnow.com/2021/09/22/wisconsins-john-doe-law-why-the-state-legislature-must-change-it-now-2/

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Wisconsin cleanup rules and laws Wisconsin DNR

(3 days ago) WISCONSIN CLEANUP RULES AND LAWS. Wisconsin statutes and administrative code govern the investigation and cleanup actions that are required after a discharge of a hazardous substance occurs or is discovered. In general, a person responsible for a discharge is …

https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Brownfields/Laws.html

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Wisconsin - Leave Laws - Employment Law Handbook

(6 days ago) Wisconsin law does not require private employers to provide employees with either paid or unpaid holiday leave. In Wisconsin, a private employer can require an employee to work holidays. A private employer does not have to pay an employee premium pay, such as 1½ times the regular rate, for working on holidays, unless such time worked qualifies

https://www.employmentlawhandbook.com/leave-laws/state-leave-laws/wisconsin/

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NRA-ILA Wisconsin Gun Laws

(7 days ago) Wisconsin only honors West Virginia permits issued after 6/8/2012. MORE There is another provision of the law that enhances the rights of those citizens who choose to carry firearms without a license.

https://www.nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/wisconsin/

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Wisconsin law enforcement group urges lawmakers to pass

(2 days ago) Wisconsin law enforcement group urges lawmakers to pass police reform bills. MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The state's largest police group called on state lawmakers to move ahead with a number of law

https://www.cbs58.com/news/wisconsin-law-enforcement-group-urges-lawmakers-to-pass-police-reform-bills

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Labor Standards - Wisconsin Department of Workforce

(8 days ago) The Equal Rights Division enforces Wisconsin's wage and hour requirements and licenses traveling sales crews, private employment agents, and sheltered workshops/rehabilitation facilities. In keeping with the Equal Rights Division's mission, the Investigations Bureau seeks to achieve compliance with the laws ERD enforce through education

https://www.dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/laborstandards/

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Wisconsin Rape and Sexual Assault Laws - FindLaw

(7 days ago) Also, Wisconsin law specifically says being married isn’t an automatic defense for sexual assault of adults or children, as you can still rape your wife or husband. Note: State laws change frequently -- contact a Wisconsin sex crime attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the laws you're researching.

https://statelaws.findlaw.com/wisconsin-law/wisconsin-rape-and-sexual-assault-laws.html

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How Probate Laws Work in Wisconsin

(Just Now) Wisconsin law stipulates that the personal representative of an estate is paid 2% of the total value of the estate. The terms of the deceased person’s will or living trust may also stipulate the compensation for the personal representative, typically either as a lump sum or …

https://probateadvance.com/wisconsin-probate-laws/

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Common Law Marriage in Wisconsin Sterling Law Offices, S.C.

(Just Now) Common law marriage is not recognized in Wisconsin. Cohabitation, regardless of the duration, is not recognized as a legal marriage in Wisconsin. For this reason, those in a cohabitant relationship will need to file what is known as a WATTS case to legally divide property and protect their rights.

https://www.sterlinglawyers.com/wisconsin/divorce/common-law-marriage/

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Wisconsin Child Passenger Safety Law

(1 days ago) Wisconsin child passenger safety Type of seat Wisconsin law Safest practice Children must ride in a rear-facing car seat until they are 1 year old and weigh 20 pounds. Children should ride in a rear-facing car seat until at least the age of 2. Keep children rear facing as long as they are within the height and weight requirements for …

https://wisconsindot.gov/Documents/safety/education/child-safety/cps-law-card.pdf

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Wisconsin’s Local Governments Face a Time Crunch in

(8 days ago) Marquette University Law School - Contact Us Marquette University Law School, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 (414) 288-7090 Street Address: Marquette University Law School, 1215 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233 About the Blog Comments Policy

https://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/2021/09/wisconsins-local-governments-face-a-time-crunch-in-redrawing-boundaries/

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This Land Is My Land (Now): Wisconsin Modifies Its Adverse

(2 days ago) Wisconsin’s adverse possession doctrine is a mix of statute and case law. Under Wisconsin’s adverse possession doctrine, there are three scenarios in which a person or entity may take title to the real property owned by another person or entity: (1) by continuously occupying the property for 20 years and claiming the property as his or her

https://www.dkattorneys.com/publications/this-land-is-my-land-now-wisconsin-modifies-its-adverse-possession-law/

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Gun laws in Wisconsin - Wikipedia

(1 days ago) Wisconsin is a shall-issue state for concealed carry licensing. As of November 1, 2011, Wisconsin residents may apply for a concealed carry license through the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The law allows Wisconsin to become the 49th state in the Union to make some provision for the concealed carry of firearms by normal citizens.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_laws_in_Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Collection Laws Bills.com

(2 days ago) Under Wisconsin Chapter 893.43 (PDF), the statute of limitations on open accounts (i.e., credit cards), and written and oral contracts is 6 years. The statute of limitations on promissory notes is 10 years. Wisconsin law prohibits any collection efforts on accounts where the statute of limitations clock has expired.

https://www.bills.com/debt/wisconsin-collection-laws

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What Does The Law Actually Say About Vaccine Mandates

(9 days ago) Legislatures in some states, including Wisconsin, are seeking legal protections for people who aren't vaccinated in the form of anti-discrimination laws.. But those against such measures say that choosing not to get a vaccine is a personal choice and shouldn't be a …

https://www.wpr.org/what-does-law-actually-say-about-vaccine-mandates

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Wisconsin Concealed Carry Gun Laws: CCW & Reciprocity Map

(5 days ago) Wisconsin will honor permits from states they have reciprocity agreements with, as well as states that require a background check comparable to the check conducted under Wisconsin law. People with CCW permits from these states may carry concealed in Wisconsin provided that they are at least 21 years old and not a Wisconsin resident.

https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/resources/ccw_reciprocity_map/wi-gun-laws/

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Wisconsin Homeschool Law – Wisconsin Homeschooling Parents

(9 days ago) Filing earlier is not required by law, and school districts cannot compel you to file before October 15. Filing early is unnecessarily doing more than the law requires, and may jeopardize our reasonable homeschooling law for you and for all homeschoolers in Wisconsin, now and in the future. Private Schools – WI statute 118.165

https://www.homeschooling-wpa.org/wisconsin-homeschool-law/

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University of Wisconsin Law School

(1 days ago) University of Wisconsin Law School rises 9 spots to #29 in U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News and World report has ranked UW Law School 29 th among the nation’s law schools (tied with five other schools), the magazine announced today. The school was ranked 38 th last year. “This ranking reflects the outstanding value that the University

https://secure.law.wisc.edu/newsletter/Features/University_of_Wisconsin_Law_Scho_2021-03-30

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OCI Wisconsin Insurance Laws and Regulations

(5 days ago) The Wisconsin Administrative Code - Rules of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance can be obtained from the Wisconsin Department of Administration in loose-leaf form. An upkeep service for the code is also available on an annual basis. The service includes rules adopted, amended, or repealed by the Commissioner of Insurance.

https://oci.wi.gov/Pages/Regulation/WisInsLawsandRegulations.aspx

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Wisconsin abortion laws to be under the microscope in 2022

(6 days ago) Following the Supreme Court’s decision that upheld the Texas Senate Bill 8 banning abortions after six weeks, Wisconsinites question the imminent effects of the precedent on the state’s abortion laws ahead of an election year. Current Wisconsin law permits abortions before the 21-week mark, provided the mother wait 24 hours

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2382517615099/wisconsin-abortion-laws-to-be-under-the-microscope-in-2022-gubernatorial-election

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Wisconsin Recording Laws - Recording Law

(4 days ago) Wisconsin Recording Law Summary: Is Wisconsin a One Party Consent State?. Wisconsin recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Wisconsin, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share use communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking part in the communication.

https://recordinglaw.com/united-states-recording-laws/one-party-consent-states/wisconsin-recording-laws/

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Wisconsin's waste reduction and recycling law Wisconsin DNR

(Just Now) WISCONSIN'S WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING LAW. The solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling law was enacted to promote the development of waste management structures and encourage reduction, reuse and recycling of Wisconsin’s solid waste. When the law passed in 1990, only about 17 percent of municipal solid waste was recycled. By the end

https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Recycling/law.html

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Wisconsin DMV Official Government Site - Lemon Law

(1 days ago) On March 1, 2014, changes to the Wisconsin Lemon Law were put into effect. If you purchased a new vehicle prior to March 1, 2014, and you believe the vehicle may be a “lemon”, please contact the Lemon Law program specialist: [email protected] Effective March 2, 2016, the MV2692 Vehicle Warranty Repair Request/Nonconformity Report form

https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/cons-protect/lemon-law/lemonlaw.aspx

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Environmental groups say PFAS lawsuit imperils Wisconsin's

(3 days ago) "This is a crucial question for the health of Wisconsin communities, and the preservation of fundamental environmental and public health protections." WMC disputes that the spills law is at risk.

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/wisconsin/2021/09/17/environmental-groups-say-pfas-lawsuit-imperils-wisconsins-spills-law/8349394002/

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Wisconsin Laws on Service Dogs and Emotional Support

(5 days ago) Wisconsin law and federal law provide the right to take most service animals into housing and public places. By Lisa Guerin , J.D. Under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Wisconsin's equal rights law, people with disabilities have the right to be accompanied by …

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/wisconsin-laws-on-service-dogs-and-emotional-support-animals.html

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Landlord Tenant Guide - Wisconsin Department of

(Just Now) Wisconsin, and that the landlord must provide notice of any change of the person's address within 10 business days of the change occurring. These disclosure requirements do not apply to owner-occupied structures containing up to four dwelling units, since, in such cases, the landlord is living in the building and the tenant knows whom to contact.

https://datcp.wi.gov/Documents/LT-LandlordTenantGuide497.pdf

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Wisconsin Democrats push 'red-flag,' background check gun laws

(8 days ago) In 2019, the last time the Marquette University Law School poll asked about it, 80% of Wisconsin voters supported requiring background checks for private sales and gun show sales, and 81% supported allowing the seizure of firearms from people found by a judge to be a danger to themselves or others.

https://madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/election-matters/wisconsin-democrats-push-red-flag-background-check-gun-laws/article_f8c8f5c2-1278-58e2-b8df-6db493fd8644.html

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Child Support Laws - Wisconsin

(3 days ago) Chapter DCF 151. Establishment of Paternity of a Nonmarital Child. Chapter DCF 152. Child Support Administrative Enforcement. Chapter DCF 153. Child Support Incentive Payments. Chapter DWD 142. (link is external) State Directory of New Hires.

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cs/resources/laws

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Wisconsin Public Records Law Compliance Guide

(4 days ago) The Wisconsin public records law authorizes requesters to inspect or obtain copies of “records” maintained by government “authorities.” The identity of the requester or the reason why the requester wants particular records generally do not matter for purposes of the public records law. Records are presumed to be open

https://www.doj.state.wi.us/sites/default/files/office-open-government/Resources/PRL-GUIDE.pdf

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WISCONSIN S CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPON LAW …

(7 days ago) document only reflects the law as of the date of its publication and may be superseded or affected by other versions or changes in the law. Visit the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Carry Concealed Weapons Webpage: https://concealedcarry.doj.wi.gov

https://www.doj.state.wi.us/sites/default/files/dles/ccw/ccw-faq%201-2018.pdf

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Wisconsin - Wage Payment Laws - Employment Law Handbook

(Just Now) Wisconsin has no law regarding when an employer must pay an employee who has resigned due to a labor dispute. Presumably, an employer would pay an employee who resigns employment due to a labor dispute by no later than the date on which the employee regularly would …

https://www.employmentlawhandbook.com/wage-payment-laws/state-wage-payment-laws/wisconsin/

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DOR Alcohol Beverage Laws for Retailers - Underage Alcohol

(4 days ago) Yes, Wisconsin law prohibits an adult from knowingly permitting or failing to take action to prevent the illegal consumption of alcohol beverages by an underage person on any property that is owned and occupied by the adult or occupied by and under the control of the adult. The prohibition applies to a lodging establishment (defined as: a bed

https://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/ise-atundrg.aspx

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Mandated Child Abuse and Neglect Reporters Wisconsin

(7 days ago) Wisconsin law (48.981 (2)) requires that any mandated reporter who has reasonable cause to suspect that a child seen by the person in the course of professional duties has been abused or neglected, or who has reason to believe that a child seen by the person in the course of professional duties has been threatened with abuse or neglect and that

https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cps/mandatedreporters

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Wisconsin Department of

(8 days ago) COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can cause severe illness in some people. Since 2019, the spread of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact around the world and across our state. The You Stop the Spread campaign aims to help the people of Wisconsin stay informed and protect their health and their community.

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm

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