How Can a Lawyer Help With Small Business Planning
Whether you are starting a small business, expanding, restructuring, or just looking at some options, a lawyer can be invaluable to help you plan. Kerkman & Dunn in Milwaukee is a big proponent of small business. We like to help them grow and evolve, and we do what we can to take them to the… Read more
Common Legal Mistakes Made By New Business Owners
Are you a new business owner? Then don’t fall into these common pitfalls. Kerkman & Dunn is here to help you. Learn from some common legal mistakes made by new business owners that we encounter all the time. Don’t Wait to Get a Business Lawyer When you are looking to start a business, you have… Read more
Business Litigation in Milwaukee
If you run a business in Milwaukee, then chances are you’ve already worked with at least one lawyer. Maybe they helped you set up your business, or dealt with trademark and copyright filings. Do you have a regular business lawyer though? Someone that you can count on when business needs arise and who will be… Read more
When Should a Business Hire a Lawyer?
If you’ve grown your business from its infancy, then you are used to doing things on your own. From a legal standpoint, you’ve probably done a lot yourself to save money and we won’t fault you for that. As you get larger, things might grow outside your comfort zone. Perhaps, you are even dealing with… Read more
Finding the Right Law Firm for Toxic Tort Litigation
Toxic tort litigation is complicated and it is often difficult to find a law firm that can handle your business’s legal needs during a toxic tort case. Learn how to find the right law firm for toxic tort litigation, what the plaintiff will have to prove in order to win their case, and what constitutes… Read more
Can You Prove a Property Seller Knew About an Issue in Wisconsin?
In today’s property market, it seems that the sellers have all of the leverage. Prospective buyers are given very little time to make decisions and have inspections done. This scenario often leads to actual property conditions or information in the legal paperwork being overlooked. In Wisconsin, sellers are required to disclose any issues related to… Read more
What Happens if Someone Steals a Trade Secret?
In business, finding a “secret sauce” in a given niche can be the difference between being successful and barely making ends meet. Given that competitive advantages are often hard to come by and may take considerable time and effort, it behooves a business owner to keep them secret. The advantages that are unique to a… Read more
Non-Compete Agreements in Wisconsin: What You Should Know
In Wisconsin, there are some protections that employers have over their information and ability to do business. One of these protections is known as a non-compete agreement. Essentially, a non-compete agreement prevents an employee, once they leave a company, from working for a direct competitor and divulge trade secrets to a new employer that may… Read more
Bankruptcy and the Coronavirus
Many people are understandably concerned about the Coronavirus outbreak and its impact on their ability to complete the bankruptcy filing process. We want you to know that we can easily accommodate your needs. We can complete any stage of the bankruptcy process from consultations through the actual filing via video. You need only a computer…