This reminds us: while you may choose a more traditional name than “Ye”, officially changing your name is something you may wish to do after your divorce. Whether you choose to match your children’s surname, revert to your maiden surname, or choose a brand-new surname, the choice is yours. Source: https://www.wpr.org/kanye-west-now-officially-ye-0
What Does Community Property Mean For Your Property Division?
Wisconsin is a community property state. What does that mean? All assets and debts acquired during the marriage are joint property to be divided equally in divorce. Source: https://www.investopedia.com/splitting-property-after-a-common-law-marriage-5202062
When Parental Rights And Domestic Assault Collide
There is a fine line between respecting the benefits of co-parenting and protecting the victims of domestic abuse. Source:
Am I still on the hook of paying child support if I lose my job?
Is child support automatically suspended if I lose my job and income? The answer is No. In Wisconsin, the child support will not be modified unless a party files a motion to modify it or two parties reach an agreement on changing the amount and request the court to make it an order to replace […]
DEVIATION FROM WISCONSIN GUIDELINE CHILD SUPPORT
Wisconsin child support is established using a formula that accounts for each parent’s income and percentage of time s/he spends with the child. However, if the court determines that employing the guideline child support is unfair to the child or either of the parents, the law allows the court to deviate from the guidelines. To […]
Sexual Assault Survivors and Permanent Restraining Orders
Two legislative committees in Madison heard a bill this week that would allow sexual assault survivors to obtain permanent restraining orders, preventing them from being re-traumatized by having to face their abusers. Source: https://madison.com/ct/news/local/writers/jessie-opoien/wisconsin-bill-would-allow-sexual-assault-survivors-to-obtain-permanent-restraining-orders/article_8b0340bc-a715-5fa8-bb43-88dab3359f14.html