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Family Law

Top 3 Advantages of Having a Divorce Attorney Represent You

Written by: Attorney Judith E. Payne   Regardless of how simple or amicable you think your divorce is going to be, the truth is you never know when a mix of emotions or a disagreement with your spouse will cause … Continue reading

New Drafting Rule for Attorney-Mediators

Written by: Attorney Judith E. Payne October 9th, 2017 Lawyer-Mediators can now draft settlement agreements   On July 1, 2017, an amendment was made to the Supreme Court Rules that now will permit lawyers who mediate family law cases to … Continue reading

Different circumstances call for different mediation styles

Written by: Attorney Judith E. Payne September 21st, 2017 Now that you have decided to use mediation for your divorce, you need to know how the mediator might approach your situation and what the right style might be for you … Continue reading

Why Choose Mediation for Your Divorce?

Written by: Attorney Judith E. Payne September 14th, 2017 You’ve decided that the marriage is over, but you and your spouse want to resolve things amicably – without a big court fight. Where do you start? Family law mediation is … Continue reading

Change In Financial Circumstances Makes Marital Property Agreement Unfair

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Mixed Orders Regarding Child Support Appropriate In Certain Cases

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Court Need Not Deny Motions In Written Order And Property Division In Divorce Must Be Stayed When CHIPS Action Pending

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Grandparents Do Not Need To Prove A “Significant Triggering Event” To Establish Placement

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Court Of Appeals Clarifies Treatment Of Settlement Funds For Purposes Of Child Support

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Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear professional goodwill case.

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Spying On Spouse’s Electronic Communications Is Illegal

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Use Of Technology May Have Unforseen Consequences During Divorce

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The Issue of Maintenance

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Virtual Visitation Becomes the Law in Wisconsin

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Patricia M. Heim and Jennifer Brown Author Chapter on Family Law in Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law since 2009

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