Author: Emily Wilson

Domestic Violence and Child Custody in Wisconsin

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If you have children with an abusive partner and are contemplating divorce, legal separation or a paternity action, you probably have questions about whether a parent who was abusive to the other parent will still be able and…

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Parenting Solutions for High-Conflict Parties

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If you are in the midst of a divorce or legal separation in Wisconsin, you already know that emotions can run high and that the process can be quite stressful, for parents and for children. After the divorce…

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Restraining Orders in Wisconsin

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Making the decision to end an unhealthy relationship is always difficult. Whether you are navigating a divorce, legal separation or a break-up, transitions out of a troubled relationship are periods of high stress, high emotion and risk. If…

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Marital Property and Wisconsin Divorce

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If you are in the midst of divorce or legal separation in Wisconsin, you have probably heard the phrase, “Wisconsin is a community property state.” This means that, by default, the Wisconsin Court will divide marital property equally…

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Social Media and Divorce

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For those in the midst of the process, divorce or legal separation is, almost universally, a stressful and challenging time. During a divorce or legal separation, it is understandable to want to share experiences and feelings with friends…

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Valuation of Assets in Wisconsin Divorce and Legal Separation

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As part of any Wisconsin divorce or legal separation process, there will be a need to divide marital property between you and your spouse. Whether you are seeking a divorce or a legal separation, there is a presumption…

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Termination of Parental Rights in Wisconsin

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Termination of parental rights is one of the most misunderstood aspects of family law, in Wisconsin. In reality, these actions are rare, and the law allowing for termination of parental rights is restrictive and specific, as to fact…

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Discovery in Wisconsin Family Actions

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If you are involved in a Wisconsin divorce, paternity action, or a dispute about legal custody, physical placement and support of a minor child, you have probably heard about the discovery process. A party to a Wisconsin family…

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Legal Custody

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Misconceptions exist, as to what legal custody of a child is and means. Many times, in a divorce or paternity proceeding, a parent will come into the divorce or paternity process asking for “full custody.”  There is no…

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Planning for Divorce

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Making the decision that your marriage is over and that divorce is your best option is difficult for everyone. Generally, people don’t think to plan for divorce as they would for any number of other major life events….

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