As is the case in many other states, residents of Wisconsin have the option to pursue what is called “legal separation” instead of a divorce. The most important difference between a legal separation and a divorce is that, legally speaking, the couple remains married and is thus not free to marry another person.
Previous posts on this blog have talked about how Wisconsin parents can use what is called an Acknowledgement of Paternity form in order for a dad to establish paternity over a child born when he was not legally married to the child’s mother.
Like other states, Wisconsin has rules that parents must follow if they are subject to a child custody order and they want to move. Specifically, if a parent has primary physical custody of her child, meaning the child lives with her most of the time...
The marriage is over, and you want the world and, most importantly, your spouse to know you are not letting the situation get the best of you. The ink is barely dry on your divorce filing in Waukesha County.
Every generation is different than the one before. It is just a fact of life that changing times result in changes in the approach individuals have in life. When it comes to marriage and divorce, older generations were seemingly more liberal in their approach to starting relationships and calling it quits. It seems the younger generation in America
Although the common refrain is that about half of all marriages in America end in a divorce, no one starts off a relationship thinking that way. Marriages can become frayed in a number of ways, and each case is different. However, when you realize that your marriage is likely going to end in a divorce...
If you are considering a divorce, you may have heard some of the news about how the new tax planning affects asset division. One of the most important ways that the division of assets changed is in terms of alimony.
A late-life divorce is one that occurs after the spouses have been together for many years. A marriage that has endured decades of togetherness between the parties may end suddenly when unresolvable conflicts arise, or its foundations may slowly erode over time and leave the partners ready to experience single life as they move into the later phases of their lives.
It is important to most divorcing Wisconsin parents to maintain strong relationships with their children. Doing so can be hard, however, when children live exclusively with one parent and the other is left with only sparse visitation time.
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