It’s official — the dead man’s statute is dead starting July 1.
The dead man’s statute is on its way to becoming ancient history, spurring attorneys to prepare for change, particularly if they practice trusts and estates law.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to repeal an antiquated witness competency statute that has plagued some practitioners.
Is the state’s dead man’s statute dead?
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear testimony on Monday involving two proposed rule changes.
Government and private-practice lawyers are weighing in on petitions calling for the elimination of Wisconsin's dead man's statute and changes to the state's rules of evidence.
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