Divorce & Family Law Posts

How old does a child have to be to choose which parent to live with?

Custody and placement laws vary from state to state, so understanding Wisconsin law and how it may impact your family is key. Read More »


When is my child old enough to stay home alone?

My child has been going to day care after school, where she stays until I finish work. Read More »


How to find hidden bank accounts in divorce

According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, hidden assets exist in two-thirds of all marriages. Read More »


In divorce and family law, Fido counts too

Some states now are enacting legislation to recognize pets as beings with feelings and emotions, and with that, family law is changing. Read More »


Insider's Guide to Divorce

Researchers rank divorce as the second most stressful life event, second only to death of a spouse. Download this booklet full of insider knowledge and tips to help you move through divorce. Read More »


Four considerations for people Googling "divorce" during the holidays

Google searches for the word “divorce” show a decrease in the weeks leading up to Christmas & an increase the 10 days after. If you are contributing to these Google searches you may find these tips helpful Read More »


Child support: Should I get an adjustment?

My children's mother recently received a big promotion and raise at her work. Can I get an adjustment to the child support I pay? Read More »


Cremation Law: What you need to know about cremation in WI and scattering ashes

In Wisconsin, cremation is  more popular than burials. Read More »


Realistic expectations key for marriage ... and divorce

Believe it or not, marriage and divorce have a lot in common. While anticipating either, we tend to view them as panaceas. But in both cases, they rarely (if ever) are, and you’ll survive either one much better if you enter with realistic expectations. With that in mind, here’s what you can and cannot expect a divorce to do. Read More »


Should you say I do to the prenup?

Do you really need a prenuptial agreement? If you’re in Wisconsin, this quiz will help you decide. Read More »