Divorce & Family Law Posts

Judge Judy versus small claims court: a battle for the real people's court

Our top six comparisons between Judge Judy and the real deal, better known to us as small claims court. 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 »


Child custody: how can I get missing father's permission for international travel?

My 13-year-old daughter hasn't had contact with her father for several years (we don't know where he is). My husband and I want to take her on vacation, but I recently learned that to take her in and out of the country, she needs a notarized letter of consent from her father..  Read More »


Curfew Laws: Why you need to know where your child is

Many parents today remember a time when the 10 p.m. news began with a question for viewers: “It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your child is?” 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 »


New divorce laws in 2019

The new tax laws now in effect are creating significant ripple effects through homes across America, and some of the homes feeling it the most are those where couples are divorcing.  Read More »


Grandparents rights: not a sure thing

In an intact family—meaning married and no divorce—grandparents have no rights to see the children unless the parents agree. Read More »


Infographic shows divorce by the numbers

Infographic offers a snapshot of divorce in Wisconsin and the U.S., including frequency, risk factors and the most common reasons couples pursue the option.  Read More »


Tips for business owners facing divorce

Anyone contemplating a divorce has a lot at stake, and if you’re a business owner, you can add a whole new list of considerations. Read More »


Top 10 questions to ask your divorce attorney

If you’re contemplating divorce, one of the most important steps you can take to relieve stress is hiring the right attorney.  Read More »