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How Can a Father Establish Paternity in Wisconsin?

July 30, 2021

According to the CDC, about 40% of babies in the U.S. are born to unmarried women. When a couple is not married, the paternity of the child is not automatic. The parents must establish paternity through the courts.

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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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What is a Legal Separation?

January 8, 2021

When you and your spouse are considering divorce, one of the steps you may take is to live apart. Living apart, also called physical separation, is not the same as legal separation. A legal separation allows you and your spouse the ability to make critical decisions about the distribution of assets, child custody and support issues, and more.

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How can I Make Changes to Child Custody or Support?

December 4, 2020

When someone wants to make a modification to the child custody or support agreement in the court order, it is a good idea to talk to an experienced family law attorney as soon as possible.

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What is Parental Abandonment?

May 26, 2020

When a child is born, it is one of the happiest days in a family’s life. A child has two biological parents, yet many of today’s families are not traditional in that sense. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 30% of families are headed by only one parent. There are more than 13 million […]

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How can I Establish Paternity in Wisconsin?

February 19, 2020

Every child is born with two biological parents. A child’s parents have both responsibilities and rights. When parents are married, the husband is typically presumed to be the father. When parents are unmarried, paternity is not necessarily a given fact. The parents must take steps to establish the biological father. Until this step is completed, […]

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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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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 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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How is Paternity Testing Performed?

October 1, 2017

When a child’s father is not known, the child’s mother can file a court order to have a paternity test performed. In a situation in which a man who believes he is or might not be the child’s father or if another relative has custody of the child, one of these parties can order a […]

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