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What is Marital Property in a Divorce?

November 18, 2021

Wisconsin is a community property state. This means that assets acquired while you are married are to be divided equally between spouses when the marriage ends.

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What Factors Determine Spousal Support in a Wisconsin Divorce?

September 2, 2021

The judge in a divorce case generally has latitude to determine spousal support in Wisconsin. There are a number of factors that the judge uses to decide alimony.

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Wisconsin Child Custody

June 4, 2021

The decision to end your marriage is never an easy one, but it can be more complicated when you have young children. In Wisconsin, both parents are allowed to have access to their children in most cases. Learn more about types of custody, factors that impact child custody, and more.

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Questions and Answers About Legal Separation in Wisconsin

April 30, 2021

The decision to end your marriage is often difficult and it can take some time. There are many issues that can complicate a divorce, including those involving children, residence, insurance, and distribution of assets and debts. In some cases, a couple may prefer to obtain a legal separation instead of proceeding directly to dissolution of marriage.

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Guide to the First Steps of Divorce in Wisconsin

March 5, 2021

Once you decide to get a divorce, you need to know what to do and how the process works. You must follow proper procedures. Here are some of the essential first steps towards seeking a divorce.

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What are the Rules for Moving a Child After Divorce?

February 5, 2021

There are laws in place that govern the ability of parents to move away with their children. Whether you wish to move away, or you want to try to prohibit your former spouse from doing so, there are some essential rules that you need to follow.

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Parenting Class is a Prerequisite to Divorce in Wisconsin

October 9, 2020

Couples who reside in Wisconsin must take an approved parenting class before the court will grant a divorce; learn more about why this is required and how to fulfill the requirements.

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Can I Get Alimony in a Wisconsin Divorce?

March 31, 2020

The decision to end your marriage is not an easy one. You have many choices to make and also many compromises. One of the most common questions is whether you will receive alimony. Alimony is called spousal maintenance in Wisconsin. Spousal maintenance is money given from one spouse to the other to reduce the financial […]

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What is a No-Fault Divorce?

February 11, 2020

The decision to end your marriage is often a long and arduous one. When you and your partner are no longer able to make your marriage work, it may be time to seek a divorce. In Wisconsin, a divorce does not need to be based on marital misconduct. Parties can seek a no-fault divorce when […]

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What is a QDRO?

December 28, 2019

Divorce can be complicated and stressful. When they have made the decision to end your marriage, couples must come to an agreement as to the distribution of their assets and property. Wisconsin is considered a community property state. This means that any assets or wealth that is accumulated during the marriage is community property and […]

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