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
Not every case needs to go to court: How to know when you need litigation
Having to fight with your ex in a courtroom during your divorce can make things more stressful and more expens...Read More
Why is my Divorce Taking so Long?
Even when both sides say they want out of the marriage, some divorces can seem to drag on forever. There are v...Read More
5 Gifts Your Divorce Can Give You
When you think about divorce, it's easy to consider all the losses that come with it. While it's true that sev...Read More
10 Ways to Succeed at Co-parenting During the Holidays
With the holidays approaching, it’s time to make plans with family and loved ones. For divorced parents,...Read More
Tips for Negotiating Spousal Support
In Wisconsin, parties to a divorce can ask for spousal maintenance. Also known as alimony or spousal support, ...Read More
How to Move on When You Didn’t See the Divorce Coming
When you had no idea that your ex was leaving, picking up the pieces after your divorce can seem impossible. E...Read More
Out with the Old and in with the New—How taking the time to release the past can pay off in the long run.
As we get closer to the end of 2020, it's a good time to look at personal goals and decide on plans for 2021. ...Read More
Can it Affect My Placement Order if I Let My Child Live with My Ex Longer?
In Wisconsin, there are various ways that parents may arrange to share their placement time. Although some pla...Read More
How Labeling Your Child’s Parent During and After Divorce can Backfire
When you go through a divorce you may think that when you call your ex “toxic” or a “narciss...Read More
Why Getting on With Your Divorce May be the Right Thing to Do
When your marriage is over but you can't leave, it can feel like living in purgatory. You can't go back to a t...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