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Friends with the Judge

Published: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The Court’s decision in Miller v. Carroll, regarding a judge accepting a Facebook friend request from a party to a case, is so limited in scope as to be worthless in application to other matters.

Negotiating Their Differences: How Men, Women Bring Different Strengths

Published: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Are men better negotiators than women? In reality being a successful negotiator has little to do with a negotiator’s sex.

Family Law Update for June 2020

Published: Monday, June 15th, 2020

In this Issue: Enforcement more than 20 years after the divorce, legal separation and more!

Supreme Court Wastes Time On Decision In First Family-law Case In Eight Years

Published: Friday, May 29th, 2020

It has been 8 years since the WI Supreme Court accepted a review of a family-law case. Their recent decision makes one wonder why they spent their time.

Silver Linings in a Dark Cloud

Published: Monday, May 18th, 2020

My mother used to say that it takes a very ill wind to blow no good. The COVID crisis is as ill a wind as I’ve ever seen.

Family Law Update for May 2020

Published: Monday, May 18th, 2020

In this Issue: Thoughts on Covid-19 and new WI Court of Appeals cases.

The Role of a Family Law Attorney in Settlement Negotiations

Published: Monday, May 4th, 2020

It’s far more common to accompany a client to a mediation session than to a contested court hearing. But that requires experience and negotiation skills.

How Support Has Changed in the Age of COVID-19

Published: Friday, April 24th, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted everything, including issues related to child support by parents who have lost their jobs.

Family Law Update for April 2020

Published: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

I’ve decided to skip this month’s issue, and probably future issues, until this miserable virus goes away.

Avoid the ‘F’ Word: What’s ‘Fair’ Got to Do with It?

Published: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

To avoid perjury, I never ask my clients whether they think a settlement is “fair.” My ask is whether or not it’s reasonable and in their best interests.

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