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Mar 26, 2018

High court: Courts may award attorney fees as equitable remedy in exceptional cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has found that a St. Croix County Circuit Court judge got it right when he awarded attorney fees to a New Richland lawmaker and businessman.

Jun 6, 2017

DOJ sues property company

The state Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging a South Carolina company tricked Wisconsin residents into renting uninhabitable properties.

May 2, 2016

High court: Condo policy violates foreclosure law

The state’s highest court on Friday found that a Lake Geneva condominium association’s policy involving certain assessments violated established foreclosure laws.

Mar 16, 2016

Senate sends ‘zombie homes’ bill to Walker

The state Senate has sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill that Milwaukee officials contend will impede their efforts to lay so-called "zombie homes" to rest.

Feb 10, 2016

Requiring lenders to sell after foreclosure would ward off ‘zombie’ properties

Foreclosing plaintiffs should be compelled to bring abandoned properties to sale because judicial economy requires it and because failure to do so causes municipalities and taxpayers to suffer adverse, unfair and unjust consequences.

Feb 17, 2015

Court decision sets foreclosure sale precedent

A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision Tuesday could speed up the sale of abandoned foreclosed properties across the state.

Oct 20, 2014

Ex-foreclosure king arrested for fraud

A Pewaukee man described as the one-time king of foreclosures, along with his adult son, were arrested Monday morning on federal fraud charges that stem from a construction project he oversaw in Waupan.

Aug 14, 2014

7th Circuit judges demand attorney defend herself against possible sanctions

The 7th Circuit didn’t mince words Wednesday when it said it was “troubled” by a Madison lawyer’s conduct in a mortgage case.

Apr 11, 2014

Beware when shopping at bankruptcies

Bankruptcy cases can provide valuable opportunities for bargain shopping.

Nov 4, 2013

Despite ‘incompetence,’ Court of Appeals rules for foreclosure lender

As Wisconsin slowly pulls itself out of the real estate doldrums with the rest of the country, state courts’ dockets are teeming with property owners struggling to stay in their homes.

Oct 22, 2013

Judge rejects stay on Racine hotel eviction order

The attorney for a woman who ran up a $29,000 bill at a hotel in southeastern Wisconsin says a judge has denied his request to stay an eviction and his client can be kicked out any time after Thursday morning.

Jun 4, 2013

State’s homeowners to get piece of foreclosure settlement

More than 14,000 Wisconsin residents will be receiving money from a national foreclosure settlement.


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