Divorce & Family Law Posts

Name change: should you or shouldn't you?

Nearly 30,000 Wisconsin brides each year must decide whether to change their names when they marry. Among those,... Read More »

Divorce: how can I get my name removed from the mortgage?

When I divorced my husband, the property settlement called for the homestead property to become the sole property of my... Read More »

Cohabitation: living together contracts protect unmarried couples

The number of unmarried couples living together increased tenfold between 1960 and 2000, according to the U.S. Census... Read More »

Child support: can I suspend payment while unemployed?

I am a father of three children, one from a prior marriage and two from my current marriage. I have been unemployed for... Read More »

Child support: can I get my payments reduced?

I heard there are new rules about how judges will determine how much child support has to be paid. I think that means I... Read More »

Child custody and placement: what are father's rights?

My husband has visitation rights every other weekend with his daughter. The mother of the child has stopped letting him... Read More »

Divorce: how do I change my legal name?

I recently got divorced and want to change my legal name back to my maiden name. What steps do I need to take? Changing... Read More »

Six reasons to reconsider marriage later in life

By the time some single or divorced people reach age 50 or 60, they’ve sworn off marriage, even if they’re in a committed relationship. Read More »

Renegotiating child placement: stay focused on the children

When parents divorce, lawyers will very likely advise them on developing a child placement schedule. Read More »

Wisconsin law on bullying limited

With increasing reports of bullying today, it is natural for parents to worry. Research has shown how bullying can lead to emotional scars, even suicide. Read More »