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
Are Changes Coming for Wisconsin’s Adoption Laws
Recently, Wisconsin lawmakers approved a group of bills governing adoption and termination of parental rights ...Read More
Divorce When You Own a Family Business
For some, owning a family business can be a dream come true that leads to generations of stability and a lasti...Read More
What Can I Do if I Think my Ex is Hiding Money During Divorce?
When you or your spouse file for divorce, everything between you will be changed forever. Once your case is co...Read More
Is My Ex Responsible for My Child’s Mental Health Expenses?
In Wisconsin, divorcing parents are going to have to make several decisions regarding their children. Their pa...Read More
Understanding Wisconsin Child Support
When you are a parent going through a divorce, determining what kind of financial support is going to be neede...Read More
Why Would a Court Grant Sole Custody and Primary Placement?
When parents divorce or are no longer together, they can enter into agreements regarding how they will share d...Read More
What is a No-Fault Divorce
When a couple is going through a divorce, there can be a lot of finger-pointing. While both parties may feel t...Read More
How long does it take to get divorced?
When you are thinking about getting divorced, you have to consider all of the ways your life will change once ...Read More
Are my Spouse and I a Good Choice for the Mediation Process?
When you know you and your spouse are headed for divorce, you may think you will be facing unpleasant court he...Read More
What’s the difference between civil union, domestic partnership, and marriage?
Recently, definition of legal marriage in the US has gone through some significant changes. Before the United ...Read More
What if my spouse/children and I live in different states, and I want a divorce?
When marriages end, it's not usually a simple matter of filing a few documents with the local court and making...Read More
Is my Prenup Enforceable?
Getting ready to walk down the aisle with the one you love usually involves making plans about sharing your ne...Read More
The Basics of Paternity Law in Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, paternity law refers to the different statutes that relate to establishing a man’s legal r...Read More
Changing Spousal Maintenance Amounts in Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, a court may order that one partner pay the other alimony, or spousal maintenance, for a specifie...Read More
The Wisconsin Family Law Guardian Ad Litem
In a Wisconsin divorce, when child placement and custody are contested, and parents cannot reach an agreement ...Read More
Relocating with my Child After a Wisconsin Divorce
Before your divorce, moving to a new town or state with your kids was a mere matter of working out the details...Read More
Domestic partnership in Wisconsin: does it still exist?
In 2015, the United States Supreme Court made history when it issued its landmark decision in Obergefell v. Ho...Read More
Under What Circumstances Will a Court Terminate Parental Rights?
When you think of terminating a parent’s rights, it may invoke images of severe child abuse and neglect....Read More
How are military benefits divided in divorce?
Wisconsin military divorces involve many of the same issues as non-military cases. The couple must divide thei...Read More