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WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER MEDIATING YOUR DIVORCE

By PD Blogger | January 25, 2018 | Comments Off on WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER MEDIATING YOUR DIVORCE

Divorce Mediation Divorce can be emotionally, financially, and physically stressful. Divorce mediation is a way to reduce stress. While protracted litigation is necessary in some cases, for many people, mediation is an effective alternative that allows you to reach an agreement in the least stressful way. In a divorce mediation, a neutral mediator assists a […]

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Trying to Move with Joint Custody of a Child?

By PD Blogger | January 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Trying to Move with Joint Custody of a Child?

[Editor’s Note: The Law has changed. Please consult with a professional at Petit & Dommershausen for additional information. New blog post forthcoming.] Parents Should Know In Wisconsin, if parents share custody and physical placement, you have to provide the other parent with at least 60 days’ written notice if you want to move out of […]

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TOP NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR DIVORCED OR DIVORCING PARENTS

By PD Blogger | January 1, 2018 | Comments Off on TOP NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR DIVORCED OR DIVORCING PARENTS

1. I resolve to remind my child that they are loved. 2. I resolve to reassure my child often that divorce is not their fault. 3. I resolve to not let my child blame themselves for the divorce. Children often blame themselves and think if they were better kids, this wouldn’t be happening. There is […]

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Co-Parenting Tips for a Happy Holiday

By PD Blogger | November 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Co-Parenting Tips for a Happy Holiday

Holidays can be a difficult time for divorced or separated families especially when people crave the perfect family event. It can be emotionally gut wrenching having to split holiday time with your ex and knowing that the person passing the gravy to your kids is not you, but your ex’s new love.  Protect your kids […]

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What is the difference between a crime and an ordinance violation in Wisconsin?

By PD Blogger | November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ordinance Violation or Criminal Offense? In all counties, including Fond du Lac and Winnebago County, Wisconsin state law provides the answer to this question.  In Wisconsin, a statute numbered 939.12 explains in simple language the difference. A “crime” is defined as conduct that is prohibited by state law and that is punishable by a fine […]

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Petit & Dommershausen Solar Panel

By Nathan Wojan | November 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Petit & Dommershausen Solar Panel

The Petit & Dommershausen law office solar panel installation is underway! Haven’t seen it yet? Drive by our Appleton Area office at 1650 Midway Road in Menasha  to see the solar panel.  Our firm is proud to have the opportunity to utilize solar technology in Northeast Wisconsin.  Renewable energy is the power supply of the […]

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

By PD Blogger | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Importance of Understanding How to Take Title The law of real property is rife with complicated language intended to answers basic questions. “What if I want to add someone as an owner of my property?” seems like a simple enough inquiry, but to a real estate lawyer, answering that question requires a clear understanding […]

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How do I resolve my loved one’s estate?

By Nathan Wojan | September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lawyers Can Help You Resolve Your Loved One’s Estate The passing of a loved one is one of the more difficult time period’s in life.  Petit & Dommershausen, SC can help you handle the Probate Process and resolution of your loved one’s estate so that you may focus on the fond memories of your loved […]

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What is a prenuptial agreement and should you have one?

By PD Blogger | September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you know someone in Wisconsin who is engaged or married? Have you talked to them about a prenuptial agreement? Attorneys from Oshkosh and the Fox Valley can guide you in the right direction. A prenuptial agreement is a legally binding contract that two people negotiate and sign with a view toward what would happen […]

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC): Penalties and Consequences in Wisconsin

By PD Blogger | August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The possession of marijuana and substances containing any amount of THC remains illegal in Wisconsin. Therefore, even if you have obtained a legal prescription of medical marijuana from another state, it becomes illegal when you bring it into Wisconsin. Under the Wisconsin Controlled Substances Act, THC is considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance in the […]

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