Throw a Divorce Party
Divorce parties are becoming more and more popular, even making viral new on social media from time to time, but is it really the best move to make following the completion of your divorce? A lifestyle writer recently consulted with a psychologist, a divorce mediator, and an event planner to come up with some unique…Read More
What is “Maintenance”?
If you are considering or going through a divorce, you may have heard the term “maintenance”. Maintenance is the term for payments made by one spouse to the other after a divorce. Many still refer and recognize maintenance by the term, “alimony”. For some, the term maintenance may cause stress and anxiety. However, it is…Read More
We Can Help with Divorce in Wisconsin Step by Step
Each county, and sometimes each court, does things a little bit differently. You should check with your local attorneys for complete information. Our legal team can help you understand the process, your options, and assist you in selecting the options that are best for your circumstances. Our firm will help you analyze and pursue your…Read More
Important Tax Information While Going Through Divorce
Determine your filing status. Your marital status at the end of the year determines how you file your tax return. If you were divorced by midnight on December 31 of the tax year, you will file separately from your former spouse. If you are the custodial parent for your children, you may qualify for the…Read More
How will the Coronavirus affect my Divorce or Family Law case?
Governor Evers has declared a public health emergency due to the novel Coronavirus and associated COVID-19 pandemic for the State of Wisconsin. The United States Centers for Disease Control has issued guidance directing that businesses, organizations, and governmental units develop and implement flexible attendance policies that allow employees to stay home when sick, to remain…Read More
Import Wisconsin Divorce Law Changes: Impact of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Law
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in 2017, imposed extensive changes throughout the tax code. A few of those changes directly impact Wisconsin family law litigants and are important to keep in mind, particularly when going through a divorce. The first, and arguably most drastic change which impacts family law, is the elimination of…Read More
Wisconsin Law: At what age can a child decide which parent they want to live with?
So, you’re either going through a divorce or you already have an existing placement order. Your child is at an age where they have started to express an opinion as to which parent they want to live with or spend the most time with. At what age does the child’s opinion matter? Under Wisconsin statutes,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
My spouse is having an affair, can I file for divorce? Or maybe my spouse isn’t having affair, can I still file?
You absolutely can file for divorce in either circumstance, but infidelity (aka cheating spouse syndrome) is not a requirement for divorce in Wisconsin. Of course, infidelity can be the reason a spouse files for divorce, but the only required basis to file for divorce in Wisconsin is that the marriage is irretrievably broken. When a…Read More