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2023 Super Lawyers

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is proud to announce that 10 of our very own were selected for the 2023 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list! Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Larry...

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Getting Divorced with Pets

Recent studies show that nearly 50% of millennials do not want, or are unsure if they want, human children. But according to a 2020/21 poll by Emma Bedford, Millennials have the highest percentage of pet ownership in the United States (32%), followed by Baby Boomers...

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What Should I Be Paid When I Leave My Job?

Every person who works will leave a job at least once in their career. But what happens to your pay if you quit without notice? What about if you’re fired? Is your employer required to pay you for unused vacation or sick leave? Fortunately, Wisconsin has strong...

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Introducing Madison’s 3 Newest Attorneys

Introducing Madison’s 3 Newest Attorneys

We are excited to introduce Hawks Quindel's newest additions - Attorney Gabriel Manzano, Attorney Emma Knatterud-Johnson, and Attorney Forrest Stewart.  Attorney Knatterud-Johnson joined Hawks Quindel as a law clerk in 2021, working part-time during her...

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How to Appeal a Long Term Disability Denial

How to Appeal a Long Term Disability Denial

Are you appealing a long term disability denial, you may be wondering what your next steps are? The first step in appealing a denial is to read your denial letter carefully. The letter should explain why your claim was denied and what you need to do to appeal. In most...

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Guardians ad Litem: Family Law Cases

Guardians ad Litem: Family Law Cases

Frequently Asked Questions About Guardians ad Litem A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is a key player in family court proceedings. Wisconsin Statute 767.407 provides that the court shall typically appoint a guardian ad litem for a minor child in any action affecting the...

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