Let’s face it, a contested divorce in Wisconsin that requires litigation is time consuming, expensive, and most of all, mentally and emotionally... Read More
Am I responsible for my child’s college education expenses in a divorce?
In a divorce in Wisconsin, or any action involving children, child support will be established. State law establishes guidelines for the calculation... Read More
How can a grandparent establish visitation rights?
Divorcing parents, or parents who have never wed, will sometimes attempt to prevent grandparents from seeing or spending time with the grandchildren. ... Read More
What is Legal Custody?
A common misconception among parents is that legal custody is akin to physical placement. Here in Wisconsin, however, custody and placement are... Read More
Can I revise or terminate my maintenance order (alimony) after I have divorced?
During the divorce process the court has to make a determination if maintenance (alimony) should be awarded. As discussed in a prior... Read More
A basic guide to filing for divorce in Wisconsin
If you are considering a divorce from your spouse, you have likely begun research on how the process works. Rightfully so, as... Read More
Can I relocate with my child after my divorce?
In Wisconsin, parents who have custody orders cannot leave the state (permanently) with their children. More so, Wisconsin law narrows the relocation... Read More
What is a Guardian Ad Litem (“GAL”)?
If you find yourself in the midst of a divorce or legal custody and placement battle in Wisconsin, you may have heard... Read More
Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce or Custody Case
Many of my prior blogs have dealt with divorce or custody case issues, focusing mainly on content. But there are of course... Read More
Legal Separation vs. Divorce
Here in Wisconsin, spouses have two options when their marriage is failing. The usual choice is to file for divorce. Through a... Read More