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
No matter what questions you have about your divorce or about Wisconsin divorce laws, you can find the answers you need from First Look Family Law. Attorney Karyn Gimbel Youso has been a family law attorney and mediator in practice for over 25 years, and she’s here to help you make the best informed decisions regarding your family’s future.
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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
The Courts Have Been Closed Because of COVID-19: Why That Might Be a Good Thing for Your Divorce.
On March 24, 2020, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a stay-at-home order for the state to help slow t...Read More
Is It Time for a Flat Fee Divorce?
If you have ever hired an attorney before, you have probably heard about how different fees can be charged. Wh...Read More
Why Most Cases Settle (and how to stop letting fear and anger get in the way of a good divorce process)
Most people never expect to find themselves sitting across the table from a family lawyer going over their div...Read More
What to do When Your Teen Says They Want to Live with the Other Parent
As your kids move into adolescence, having to navigate the challenges of this developmental stage as a single ...Read More
Marsy’s Law Constitutional Amendment Passes
In early April, Wisconsin voters approved an amendment to its state constitution giving new rights to crime vi...Read More
5 Signs You Might be Ready for a Divorce
When the idea of divorcing your husband or wife first enters your mind, it can be disorienting. For some, it m...Read More
Treating Depression During and After Divorce
When you go through a divorce, almost every part of your life will be impacted in some way. Having your spouse...Read More
What to do if Your Ex is Intentionally Underemployed to Avoid Paying More Child Support
When parents are going through a divorce, it can bring out the worst in one or both of them. All too often, a ...Read More
Annulment v. Divorce: Which One is Right for Me?
In Wisconsin a couple can end their marriage by divorce or, in some cases, through an annulment. Although many...Read More
Changing Attorneys in the Middle of Your Family Law Case
Choosing the right attorney for your Wisconsin family law case is a critical decision. After all, you will be ...Read More
Why Some Mediations Fail and Others Succeed
If you have a family law case in Wisconsin with children, there is a significant chance you may end up going t...Read More
Why the idea of divorce is really so hard for most people, and how to handle it
Many people outwardly reject the mere concept of their marriage ending in divorce even when they are miserable...Read More
How to Get Ready for Your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
For many people, consulting with a divorce or child custody lawyer marks the first time in their lives they me...Read More
What Happens to My Alimony if I Remarry?
In Wisconsin, a divorce court can order that one spouse pay the other alimony, or spousal maintenance, during ...Read More
My Spouse is Evading Service. Can I Still Get Divorced?
When you decide to get a divorce, your attorney will get the legal documents prepared and filed and have your ...Read More
How do I Change My Child Custody and Placement Order?
During divorce, parents have to work through multiple issues as they try to figure out the best and most reaso...Read More
Is Wisconsin Ready to Give Up its 6-Month Remarriage Law?
In 2018, the Assembly Family Law Committee held a public hearing and voted AB-521 to the full assembly where i...Read More
What Are My Options When My Ex Lies About Abuse?
In some cases, when a person is going through a divorce, it can bring out the worst sides of them. Feeling hur...Read More
5 Mistakes You Can Avoid During Your Wisconsin Divorce Case
Going through the pain of a divorce can throw ordinarily reasonable people into a state of crisis and impaired...Read More