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Can We File for Bankruptcy During a Divorce?

August 19, 2019

Finances are certainly an area of conflict and stress for many couples. Some people find themselves in difficult circumstances and realize that bankruptcy might be the best option. You may wonder whether you can file bankruptcy as part of the divorce process. Actually, the two legal proceedings are best kept separate. If you try to […]

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Gray Divorce: What You Need to Know

August 2, 2019

Divorce can be difficult at any age, but it can be particularly stressful and complicated when you are over the age of 50. A large portion of the population is reaching senior status and according to the Pew Research Center, the rate of people divorcing over the age of 50 has increased substantially since 1990. […]

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What are the Grounds for Divorce in Wisconsin?

July 1, 2019

If your marriage is coming to an end, you may wonder how to file for a divorce. You may have heard of various grounds for divorce and wonder what your options are in Wisconsin. Luckily, Wisconsin is a state that utilizes no-fault divorce. You do not need to have a reason to file for divorce […]

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Can I Move With My Child After Divorce?

May 21, 2019

When parents divorce, they are usually expected to share parenting responsibilities. The children typically reside primarily with one parent, while the other parent has regular visitation. A custodial parent cannot move more than 100 miles away without seeking a court modification. The law changed last year, making legal modification a requirement even for those who […]

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Do We Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

April 23, 2019

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. You envision your marriage will be perfect without any bumps in the road. For many, the thought of a prenuptial agreement brings a sharp halt to these idyllic dreams. A prenuptial agreement is a contract between married partners that provides provisions for settlement […]

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Can I Modify a Wisconsin Child Support Order?

February 24, 2019

When parents divorce, both are expected to provide for their children and spend time with them. Generally, children reside with one parent, and this parent is known as the custodial parent. The non-custodial parent typically pays child support as part of the court’s divorce order. Once child support is made part of the order, it […]

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Creating a Parenting Plan as Part of a Wisconsin Divorce

February 10, 2019

When parents divorce in Wisconsin, the law generally presumes that parents have joint legal custody of the children. It is important to note that legal custody and physical custody are two different things. Legal custody allows you to make legal decisions on behalf of your child. These usually include such things as medical care, education, […]

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What are a Grandparent’s Visitation Rights in Wisconsin?

December 27, 2018

As a grandparent, you are very likely proud of your children and grandchildren. You may enjoy spending time with your grandkids and love having them visit; but what happens when the parents go through a difficult divorce? You may begin to have problems visiting with your grandchildren, which can be devastating. It is helpful to […]

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How to Create the Best Parenting Plan in a Divorce

November 30, 2018

Going through a divorce is never easy but it can be particularly difficult for families with young children. In Wisconsin, as in most states, the laws are designed to protect children and to allow them to spend time with both parents. In general, both parents may share legal custody of a child but the child […]

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How to Ensure a Safe Child Custody Exchange

October 10, 2018

The exchange of child custody is one of the most tenuous situations parents find themselves in and it can be even worse for the children. When parents have trouble speaking to each other or even being in the same room with each other, it can rub off on the children negatively. When it comes to […]

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