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 Birdsnesting in Family Law?
For most children with divorced parents, the children’s new “normal” is going back and forth from one parent’s house to the other parent’s house. A growing trend may change that, at least in the early days following a divorce. A birdsnesting or nesting arrangement is when the kids stay in the marital home and the…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
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
Child Support in Wisconsin
Establishing Child Support and Child Support Guidelines The law is clear that every parent must financially support their children, regardless of each parent’s involvement in the child’s life. Children have a legal right to receive support from both of their parents. In Wisconsin, we use a Child Support Percentage of Income Standard to determine this. This…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
Grandparents Rights (Updated 10/09/2019)
Grandparent Rights in Wisconsin Many states allow at least some form of grandparent visitation, after a determination as to whether such visitation is in the best interests of the child. However, under a new WI Supreme Court case this process has gotten much more difficult. The first thing the grandparents must prove is that the…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
How much will a Child Support Attorney cost?
Cost considerations are an important factor in the selection of any good or service. Making an informed choice necessarily includes an assessment of possible costs. These questions often are raised when considering hiring a lawyer to assist with a child support matter. Child Support Lawyer from the Child Support Agency Many folks first experience with…Read More