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
How COVID-19 May Have Made Your Divorce Easier
The pandemic brought sudden and stressful changes to almost every aspect of our lives. For some couples, this ...Read More
My spouse had an affair: can I still trust them for purposes of my divorce?
When you are divorcing because of your spouse's affair, it can be difficult to get your bearings. The initial ...Read More
How can I tell if Collaborative Divorce or Divorce Mediation is Better for Me?
It used to be that when a couple decided to divorce in Wisconsin, they had the choice of either going through ...Read More
Is there an ideal time to introduce my new partner to my family and kids?
After you go through a divorce with kids, it will take time and patience for your family to heal and adjust. E...Read More
Retirement planning and your Wisconsin Divorce
When you have been in a long-term marriage, it can be unsettling to consider the financial realities of divorc...Read More
What you don’t need to tell your kids about the divorce
When parents are going through a divorce, kids have no choice but to be part of the experience. Often children...Read More
Being the one "left behind" always feels bad, but life must go on
Imagine one day thinking that everything is fine with your marriage. Maybe not perfect, but okay. Then, seemin...Read More
What does it really feel like to sit in that courtroom in a contested hearing?
When the divorce process begins, it can be difficult to know what to expect. If you are the person who filed, ...Read More
Don’t hide behind your attorney in your divorce
It’s your life, you have to make the decisions and live with them When someone hires an attorney, they c...Read More
Don’t "waste" money fighting in divorce
You have probably heard phrases like "you get what you pay for" and "you want more; you pay more." Although pa...Read More
Mediation With or Without an Attorney
If you are getting divorced in Wisconsin or have a child custody or placement dispute, there is a strong possi...Read More
The Healthiest Ways to Divorce When There are Children
When parents get caught up in fighting with one another during divorce, they often fail to recognize the toll ...Read More
Managing Divorce-Related Stress During the Pandemic
You can never completely prepare yourself for the tension that divorce can add to your life. Whatever you may ...Read More
My Ex was Laid Off and Can’t Pay Child Support—What Can We Do Now?
Since the coronavirus outbreak, there have been a record number of unemployment claims in the United States. W...Read More
Talking to Your Kids About the Divorce
Telling your kids that you and your spouse are getting divorced is not something you ever planned to do. This ...Read More
Why do people get divorced?
In June, Kelly Clarkson fans were stunned to learn that the music, film, and television star had filed for div...Read More
Top 5 Reasons People Get Divorced
When shelter-in-place orders were issued across the US to prevent the spread of coronavirus, thousands of coup...Read More
Do Courts Still Favor Women in Divorce?
Some people believe that in a divorce, the wife is more likely to get more of a couple’s assets and supe...Read More
Why Legal Separation may sometimes be better than Divorce
When you are not sure what you want to do, taking a break from your marriage rather than filing for divorce ma...Read More