Forcing a parent to get a job for Wisconsin child support

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A judge cannot force a parent to work, but can force a parent to look for work in order to pay Wisconsin child support.   Usually, this is done by requiring the unemployed parent to submit a certain number…

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Should Wisconsin maintenance be limited in divorce?

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Wisconsin maintenance law does not set specific limits on the amount or duration of spousal support (maintenance) after divorce.   The court instead applies numerous factors to a request for maintenance before making a discretionary decision. Other states set…

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Wisconsin divorce lawyer steps to making divorce easier

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Divorce is one of the most stressful periods in your life.   In my years of experience as a Wisconsin divorce lawyer, I’ve noticed that clients who follow the below guidelines seem to make it through the process with…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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As mentioned in a previous blog, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   In my practice, I work with Dane County domestic violence victims not only while their case is pending, but in some instances, for many months prior.   Long-term physical,…

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Must I disclose all assets in a Wisconsin divorce?

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Yes.  Wisconsin law requires both spouses to disclose all assets in a Wisconsin divorce.  The purpose is to give each spouse full and fair knowledge of the finances. Each spouse will complete a standard form listing checking and savings accounts,…

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Domestic violence unfortunately remains amazingly prevalent in our society. Estimates consistently indicate that between 25-30% of women experience domestic violence at some point in their lives.  In Wisconsin alone, 48 domestic violence victims were killed in 2013.  Anyone who has spent…

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Changing Wisconsin child support without a court order

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No.  The court keeps the authority to review any agreement on child support made by the parents.  Therefore, all agreements must be submitted to the court for approval and formal entry.  If parents agree to modify child support…

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Wisconsin child custody order prevents abduction

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A parent, particularly a citizen of another country, who wishes to remove a child from the United States should be monitored extremely carefully.  Wisconsin child custody orders must be carefully drafted in this situation. The fact is that, if a…

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Ensure cooperation in a Wisconsin child custody case

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Wisconsin child custody cases can devolve too quickly into nastiness.  Although all parents would  acknowledge that their children’s interests are best served when the parents get along, many fail to cooperate regularly.   Some legitimate disagreements are expected. If…

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How much will my Sauk County divorce cost?

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The cost of a Sauk County divorce depends on many factors.  The value of the marital assets often has little relation to the cost of the divorce.  As a Sauk County divorce lawyer, I have represented clients of…

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