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
What is the "right of first refusal," and do I want that in my Wisconsin divorce agreement?
When you share legal custody and physical placement of your kids, there can be unexpected issues. One situatio...Read More
My spouse is an alcoholic/addict: can we still have a low conflict divorce?
Reaching the point when you are ready to divorce someone who is addicted to alcohol or drugs can be a long and...Read More
What is a Wisconsin De Novo Review?
When someone files a Wisconsin family law case, they often expect to have the matter heard by a circuit court ...Read More
How do I co-parent with someone who has a different parenting style?
It can take time to get used to co-parenting after divorce, especially if you and your ex had very different p...Read More
My spouse is represented. Do I need a lawyer too? (not necessarily)
After the idea of divorce is introduced, you and your spouse may go from being an aligned couple to have compe...Read More
What Happens with Retirement During a Wisconsin Divorce?
Divorce can create a lot of uncertainty, especially regarding your finances. During the process, you and your ...Read More
How Can I Establish Paternity in Wisconsin?
When a child is born outside of marriage, it is often necessary to take action to name someone as the legal fa...Read More
Can I get a Contingent Placement Order?
When parents divorce, orders will be put into place defining how they will share decision-making and time with...Read More
How Does Wisconsin Child Support Work for High-Income Parents?
For parents, going through a divorce will involve changing how they spend time with their kids and share decis...Read More
My Partner and I Never Married. Can Our Property be Divided?
When an unmarried couple lives together, they often share their assets and liabilities. This may include keepi...Read More
When can a Waukesha Placement Order be Revised?
Finalizing your Waukesha custody and placement order can be a long and trying process. Even when parties agree...Read More
Will My Wisconsin Paternity Case Records be Made Public?
When parents are unmarried, a child’s father or mother may have to take legal action to establish the fa...Read More
What Does the “Best Interest of the Child” Mean in a Wisconsin Custody Case?
In Wisconsin, when a family court needs to make decisions regarding a child’s custody and placement, it ...Read More
Understanding Wisconsin Alimony
Divorce can be devastating on multiple levels. Not only will you have to manage the pain of losing your relati...Read More
What happens to inheritances in my Wisconsin divorce?
In Wisconsin, outside of certain exceptions, what a couple brings to the marriages, earns, and acquires during...Read More
What skills should I be looking for in my Wisconsin divorce attorney?
For many people, getting divorced may be the first time they have had to think about hiring an attorney. Even ...Read More
What is Divorce by Affidavit, and Can I Get One in Wisconsin?
When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, no one could have anticipated the extent to which it would i...Read More
My spouse had an affair: will Wisconsin mediation still work for us?
Marriages can end for a variety of reasons, but few are more hurtful and destructive than infidelity. For the ...Read More
My Spouse Abuses Alcohol: Can We Still Settle Our Wisconsin Divorce Case?
When someone abuses alcohol, it can have a destructive impact on multiple aspects of their life. ...Read More