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
Going it Alone: How to help your kids cope when their other parent is gone
When parents divorce and kids have to get used to sharing placement time, it can be a rough adjustment. Howeve...Read More
Setting Your Co-Parenting Goals and Limits
Becoming co-parents can be a strange transition, especially when there is tension remaining between you and yo...Read More
Getting Your Motivation Back at Work After Divorce
Going through the emotional and financial strain of divorce can seem to take all of your energy. When your cas...Read More
5 Ways to Make Placement Transitions for Children Easier After Divorce
Adjusting to life as a family after divorce is difficult for everyone, especially kids. While your children ar...Read More
Raising your children after divorce when you and your ex have different religions
Today, parents having different religions is more commonplace in our society. Families in this situation usual...Read More
Managing your child’s gender identity issues as divorced parents
Today, it has become more common to hear of children identifying as transgender. When families live together, ...Read More
Divorce when you have teenage children
When parents of adolescents split up, the children have to contend with the pain of divorce and the ordinary c...Read More
Signs your ex may be exposing your kids to the wrong people
Sharing time with your kids after a divorce can be a difficult adjustment even when you and your ex are on the...Read More
What to do when your spouse doesn't want to divorce, but you do
By the time you are ready to file for divorce, you have probably spent endless hours soul searching and months...Read More
My child won’t see me: What are my options?
When divorcing parents are fighting each other, they can unintentionally (or intentionally) put their kids in ...Read More
How to handle step-sibling conflict
Today, it’s not unusual for divorced parents to marry other parents and combine households. Although kid...Read More
What is the guardian ad litem supposed to be doing in my Wisconsin custody case?
Going through a divorce with children is stressful under any circumstances, but it can be especially hard when...Read More
Do my ex-in-laws have a right to visitation?
When you divorce with minor children, it's likely you and your ex will share placement and custody. This will ...Read More
Is it worth it to go to marriage counseling before filing for divorce?
When a couple believes their marriage may be ending, they may decide to try marriage counseling before initiat...Read More
Why “fair” isn’t really the word judges use in making decisions, so you shouldn’t either
Divorce can feel like one of the most unfair situations possible. This can be especially true when you feel yo...Read More
Difference between marital, pre-marital, gifted and inherited assets, and why it matters
Getting engaged is an exciting time when couples make plans for the future. For some, these plans may include ...Read More
Why you should always consult with a lawyer if you plan to use a pre-nuptial agreement
When two people decide to get married, one or both may be entering the relationship with considerable wealth, ...Read More
Financial strategies for tightening the belt after divorce, in ways that don’t feel "bad"
Anyone who has been through it can tell you that divorce can be financially devastating. Having to adjust from...Read More
Why "putting your children first" doesn’t mean what you think it does (i.e., get your own life after divorce)
When you are a parent going through a divorce, you have to endure the pain of ending your marriage, while doin...Read More