Petit & Dommershausen Legal Blog

Legal Podcast Review with Attorney LaFond

By PD Blogger | March 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Legal Podcast Review with Attorney LaFond

We’ve all listened to the podcast Serial at this point (if you haven’t do you live under a rock?), so what’s next on your morning/evening commute? For all you true crime lovers out there, here are a few reviews of some of my favorites. Comment on this post today with your recommendations for me as…

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Relocating with a Child after a Divorce or Paternity Judgment

By PD Blogger | February 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Relocating with a Child after a Divorce or Paternity Judgment

The State of Wisconsin has recently updated its laws and procedures regarding how a parent is to obtain a court’s approval to relocate with a child that is subject to an order granting periods of physical placement to both parents, as well as the procedures that a parent opposing such a move will have to…

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Domestic Enhancers: Explanation & Consequences

By PD Blogger | February 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Domestic Enhancers: Explanation & Consequences

As a local criminal defense attorney, this is by far the most common question I get: why am I being charged with domestic abuse for a verbal argument with my significant other? I don’t blame anyone for asking this question because it is confusing, so I’ll clear it up for you today. In Wisconsin, any…

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Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

By PD Blogger | January 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

What is a Domestic Violence Restraining Order? A judge or circuit court commissioner may grant an injunction, also known as a restraining order, that orders a person to refrain from committing acts of domestic abuse against the petitioner, to avoid the petitioner’s residence, or any other location temporarily occupied by the petitioner or both, or…

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Aerial Boundaries Above Petit & Dommershausen, SC

By PD Blogger | January 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Aerial Boundaries Above Petit & Dommershausen, SC
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Paternity Law In Wisconsin

By PD Blogger | January 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Paternity Law In Wisconsin

DECLARATION OF PATERNAL INTEREST Don’t let your parental rights be terminated without your knowledge!! Do you believe someone you slept with could be carrying your child?  If so, do you want to be notified if the mom is making the important decision to give the child up for adoption? If the answer is yes, you…

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Arrested for Prostitution?

By PD Blogger | October 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Arrested for Prostitution?

Were you arrested for prostitution in Wisconsin? Did you make a mistake?  Were you arrested?  Don’t let one mistake get in the way of making better decisions moving forward.  The Wisconsin Law Firm Petit & Dommershausen, SC, can help you today.  Our team of attorneys have the experience to guide you through the legal process,…

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Grandparents Rights

By PD Blogger | September 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Grandparents Rights

Thank you for visiting this page.  Be aware there is an update to this posting.  The law has changed or the application of the law has changed in practice.  Please visit this blog for the most up to date information. Grandparent Rights in Wisconsin Most states allow at least some form of grandparent visitation, after…

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Back to School Tips for Divorcing Parents

By PD Blogger | August 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Back to School Tips for Divorcing Parents

As the school year begins again, co-parenting issues often come to a boiling point.  Here are some tips to try and co-parent in a more effective and efficient manner in the days ahead. Otherwise, you and your ex will be in and out of court asking the court to order solutions which cause your child…

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Understand a Misdemeanor Charge in Wisconsin

By PD Blogger | August 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Understand a Misdemeanor Charge in Wisconsin

MISDEMEANOR IN WISCONSIN In Wisconsin, a misdemeanor is a crime that can be punished by a year or less in jail – unlike a felony, a crime that can be punished by a year or more in prison. Most Wisconsin misdemeanors are Class A, B, or C misdemeanors. Class C Misdemeanors are the least serious crimes. …

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