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Do I have a claim for Adverse Possession?

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When property disputes come up, one issue that is always raised is whether or not there is a claim for adverse possession. The concept of adverse possession comes from the common law concept that if someone utilizes, cares for, and treats property as his/her own for a long enough period of time, then they own […]

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Can you cover up defects in your house before sale?

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As a seller of residential (or commercial) real estate be very careful as to what you attempt to conceal or fail to disclose. The Wisconsin Appellate Court recently held that misrepresentations are not limited to oral or written declarations but also could include efforts to conceal defects, such as painting a basement wall to conceal […]

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My favorite Lawyer/Client joke

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I like this joke because it gently makes fun of both the Lawyer and the Client: A man is flying in a hot air balloon when he realizes he is lost. He reduces his altitude and spots a man in a field below. He lowers the balloon toward the man and shouts to him, “Excuse […]

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Welcome

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This is the inaugural blog of the Milwaukee Business Law Blog. My name is Sean Sweeney, I am a solo practitioner in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. You can check out my firm’s website at www.TosaLawOffice.com On that site you will find an explanation of the practice areas that Tosa Law Office focuses on, as well as a […]