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dead man's statute

Feb 22, 2017

Justices issue order repealing dead man’s statute

It’s official — the dead man’s statute is dead starting July 1.

Nov 9, 2016

Dead man’s statute on its way out

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.

Oct 26, 2016

High court votes to repeal dead man’s statute

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to repeal an antiquated witness competency statute that has plagued some practitioners.

Oct 24, 2016

Is Wisconsin killing the dead man’s statute?

Is the state’s dead man’s statute dead?

Oct 20, 2016

High court to hear testimony on repeal of dead mans’ statute, changes to rules of evidence

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear testimony on Monday involving two proposed rule changes.

Oct 11, 2016

Attorneys weigh in on proposed repeal of dead man’s statute, changes to rules of evidence

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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