Month: September 2014

Wisconsin domestic violence questions

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With the recent heavy attention given to domestic violence issues, I wanted to highlight a few common questions related to Wisconsin domestic violence cases. 1.  How do I get a restraining order? There are two types of restraining orders:  domestic…

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Common Wisconsin child support questions

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CAN I WAIVE CHILD SUPPORT? No.  Wisconsin child support is paid for the benefit of the child.  Parents cannot waive support on the child’s behalf.   Parents’ financial situations change over time, as do a child’s needs.  Expenses for a…

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Federal 7th Circuit Rules in Favor of Wisconsin Marriage Equality

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The US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which includes Wisconsin, ruled today that there is no basis to deny same sex couples the ability to marry.   You can find the full opinion here    http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rssExec.pl?Submit=Display&Path=Y2014/D09-04/C:14-2526:J:Posner:aut:T:fnOp:N:1412339:S:0     It is worth…

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