You may have met someone who claims that they successfully represented themselves in their divorce case and prepared all of the necessary documents without the assistance of an attorney. The part you seldom hear about is what happens to their lives later after their DIY divorce is final. If you are ...Read More
Helpful Tips from a Wisconsin Family Law Attorney
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Logically, you know that filing for divorce is going to alter your relationship with your spouse and your life. However, once the case begins, both may change in expected and unexpected ways. If you are considering filing for divorce, you will want to know: What do I need to know before initiating m...Read More
Does Wisconsin allow me to divorce without going to court?
Since the start of the pandemic, Wisconsin divorce courts have had to adapt their practices to respond to chan...Read More
Will my ex ever be ordered to pay my attorney's fees in my Wisconsin family law case?
Family law cases can be stressful and expensive, especially when the parties have high conflict. Depending on ...Read More
What is a reasonable amount to pay for a Brookfield/Waukesha divorce?
For many people, going through a divorce may be the first time they have to hire an attorney and go through a ...Read More
What custody/placement rights do grandparents have in Wisconsin?
When parents of minor children divorce, the impact often reaches beyond the immediate family. In-laws wh...Read More
Is it Better to Get Divorced in Waukesha County or Milwaukee County? Do I have a choice?
Contemplating divorce can be overwhelming on multiple levels. Emotionally, you may be navigating painful feeli...Read More
What is a Divorce Coach, and Do I Need One?
Going through a divorce is one of the most life-altering events a person can experience. As your case moves fo...Read More
My Ex and I Just Separated: How Will I Know if It’s Time to Move On?
Separation from your spouse can be the first step towards various possible outcomes. For some, time apart can ...Read More
My Ex and I Have Different Religions: Who Gets to Decide Our Child’s Place of Worship?
During divorce, parents have to determine how they are going to raise their kids going forward. If both parent...Read More
How the Internet Can be Your Best Friend and Worst Enemy During Divorce
Today we can go online for everything from ordering groceries to attending doctor’s appointments. Furthe...Read More
Why Is There More Than One Way to Divorce?
On the surface, it may seem that the only option during divorce is to go to court and fight over terms with yo...Read More
How to Have a New Romantic Relationship While Still Maintaining an Active, Healthy Co-parenting Relationship with your Ex
Getting through a divorce with children can be emotional for everyone involved. As a parent, you have to devot...Read More
Pets in Wisconsin Divorce: Why it may be time to rethink the "property" definition and move to a "custody" evaluation
A relationship with a family pet can be important to every member of the household. Animal companions are part...Read More
My Ex and I Disagree About Giving Our Kids the COVID Vaccine. What are My Options?
Since March of 2020, our lives have been inundated with information and references to the Coronavirus pandemic...Read More
Why You May Need a Divorce Even Though Everything Looks Fine
Sometimes, people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes a “good” reason to leave a marria...Read More
Setting Boundaries with Your Ex
During divorce, you will make numerous decisions that will impact your life in the future. This process can be...Read More
How to Manage Your Divorce Guilt
Divorce can be one of the most life-altering events a person will ever experience. Often, when people look bac...Read More
Issues That Can Interfere with a Successful Divorce Mediation
Divorce Mediation can be an effective way for parties to agree upon essential divorce terms without resorting ...Read More
What is a Marital Settlement Agreement?
When you are going through a divorce, you may suddenly be introduced to unfamiliar legal terms and docu...Read More