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Nick Passe

La Crosse Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. What To Do If You Suspect Your Medical/health Record Confidentiality Has Been Breached

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Uh oh - how did that person know that private information about my health? Health care providers - clinics, hospitals and other entities - are run by people. Yes there are computers and other techno

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  2. La Crosse County, Wisconsin Small Claims Procedure

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Gather your Information Bring all your records together and speak to any witnesses you have before you file the action. Once the case is filed you are out your filing fee money and you don't want to

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  3. What are the case filing fees for different kinds of case in Wisconsin Courts?

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 1 year ago.

    In addition to all the normal paperwork you might need to file to bring a court action, you will need to pay afiling fee (or have the clerk determine you qualify for a waiver of fee - ask the clerk if you think your finances are weak enough that you might qualify). Because court...

  4. Wisconsin Dog Bite Law Victims' Guide

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 2 years ago.

    Those who suffer personalharm or property damageas a result of dog attacks in Wisconsin have the ability to pursue compensation for their injuriesand sometimes even special penalty damages. The purpose of this guide is to explain Wisconsin's dog attack statute, W.S.A. 174.02 and ...

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  5. Punitive Damages in Wiscconsin

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 2 years ago.

    Occassionally in civil litigation judges and juries, after being presented with all of the evidence, feel that issuing a judgment against the defendant only for the amount the defendantdamaged the plaintiff is inadequate to address thewrongfulness of thedefendant's badbehavior. S...

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  6. Crime victim civil recovery in Wisconsin (Wisconsin Statutes section 895.446 claims)

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 2 years ago.

    If you are the victim of a certain crimes in Wisconsin, in addition to your rights under the Wisconsin Victim Rights Act, you may be able to recover an enhanced civil judgment against the criminal. The purpose of this guide is to provide some background about the statute,explore ...

  7. Wisconsin Agricultural Lease Law Statute Primer

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 3 years ago.

    In Wisconsin, the vast majority of agricultural leases have been one year leases beginning either March 1st or April 1st. Many, if not most agricultural leases in the past have been handshake deals which have worked out fine for the parties. As with other handshake deals, a lack ...

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  8. Wisconsin Transfer on Death deed ("TOD deed") guide

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 3 years ago.

    Wisconsin Statutes Section 705.15 recognizes the validity of what are commonly referred to as "transfer on death" ("TOD")deeds.These deeds are a tool which, along with other mechanisms in an estate planner's "toolbox", can help clients avoid the expense of probate and the uncerta...

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  9. Where can I find Wisconsin County / Village / Town / City / Municipal Ordinances?

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 3 years ago.

    Most people know there are laws created at the state and federal and local level. While it may be easy enough to find the Code of Federal Regulations or Wisconsin Statutes online, sometimes you just want to know what the local ordinances say about an issue and this is more diffic...

  10. When and how can I recover attorney's fees in Wisconsin?

    Written by attorney Nick Passe, almost 4 years ago.

    The Wisconsin State Legislature has adopted rules governing when and to what extent a party to litigation is entitled to recover attorney's fees from the other party. This is an oversimplification, but Wisconsin generally follows what is known as "the American Rule", meaning the ...

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